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I have a 2000 jeep cherokee hood wont open

Hood is stuck latch is working u can here it pulling on the two latches own each side but wont release had a battery installed seams to be two big hood is raised own passenger side in the middle of hood were the batter sits i need to open and remove battery and check fluids pleas help

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Have someone pull the latch and while you bounce yourself off the hood , and it should open !

Posted on Nov 07, 2016

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SOURCE: 2001 Jeep Cherokee: Passanger side hood latch is stuck

try pushing down on that side of the hood when you pull the lever (takes 2 people, or 1 with 4 9ft long arms). Keep holding the lever while you release the center latch and lift the hood. I can't promise it'll work, but it usually does. sometimes you have to play with it a while.

Posted on Apr 12, 2009

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SOURCE: 96 jeep Grand Cherokee tailgate will not open

This is kind of tricky. OK let's start, you have to crawl into the rear hatch area from the inside of the car. You'll have to pull the rear panel off the hatch, a screwdriver between the panel and hatch near the window will work. There might be 2 screws on the panel you could take out. The trick is to pull the panel far away enough to stick your arm down towards the latch and release it by hand. We did this at the dealer all the time.

Posted on Nov 19, 2008

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SOURCE: 2000 jeep cherokee 4wd hood latch system broken - how do I open

It can be a pain, even for a skill mechanic, BUT you have to get under and trip the leaver or sometime if the cable broke on the inside you can strip the cable shroud and use plyers to pull the cable

Posted on Jun 10, 2009

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SOURCE: HOOD RELEASE CABLE CAME UNDONE AT THE LATCH ASSEMBLY. HOW DO I OPEN IT WITH OUT THE CABLE WORKING?

remove front grille then you have to fiddle about with the catch it is quite tedious but the only way or take to a dealrship

Posted on Jul 03, 2009

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SOURCE: how can i solve a stuck hood latch on passenger

USE SOME WD-40 AT THE JOINT

Posted on Oct 14, 2009

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