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Old 01-04-2011, 01:10 PM
Araxiel Araxiel is offline
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Default Broken Hood Latch on a 99

This morning, at about 8:30 am, I opened my door, and there was the usual freezing weather door stick, but I pulled the lever below the steering wheel to pop the hood, and the lever pulled as it usually does to open the hood, but the hood did not pop up.

I am not sure if the cable snapped when I tried to pop it, but nothing appears to be broken inside the cabin, and the cable is not retracting like it normally would.

Does anyone know how to fix this, and can I open the hood in spite of this being possibly broken?
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Old 01-04-2011, 01:21 PM
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Default Re: Broken Hood Latch on a 99

if you can get a hold on the cable with visgrips, and pop the hood.. then replace the cable
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Old 01-04-2011, 01:26 PM
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Default Re: Broken Hood Latch on a 99

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if you can get a hold on the cable with visgrips, and pop the hood.. then replace the cable
But I think the cable is broken, it is still connected to the lever inside the cabin.
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Old 01-04-2011, 01:29 PM
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But I think the cable is broken, it is still connected to the lever inside the cabin.
my bad, though it was broke at lever.. you can still finagle your way to the latch to release it...
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