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Bypassing hood cable override system to get under my hood

How do u open the hood....when the cable snaps from interior hood handle?
Just bought used blazer went to open it and I can't get in to top up fluids

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  • lovely13 Aug 04, 2008

    Excellent information so far thanks team!!!!

  • khodgens Aug 27, 2008

    I have the same problem. My interim solution is keeping a pair of vice grips on my floor board for when I need to open the hood. I'm sure one day the wires of the cable will eventually break or retreat to where I can't get'em. Any suggestions?

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    open hood from outside



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Also helps to clean and oil the latching mechanism. On my Blazer (01) you'd pull the handle by the brake all the way back, hear a slight click up under the hood and nothing happened. Pound on the hood above the latch a few times and it'd pop open. I cleaned and oiled it... works fine now

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