hood release cables broke, can't open hood

jamin1960
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Asked by jamin1960 Jan 03, 2012 at 07:28 PM about the 1991 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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papa
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body shop can get it open for you,or a dealership.

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Joe Finis Sr.
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You can open it by reaching up under the rear edges of the hood through the front of the door openings. There is a special tool made for it but it can be done with a long screwdriver. Here is the tool and instructions; http://www.mamotorworks.com/corvette-c4-hood-opening-tool+1984+1996-1-66-948.html Amazon also has it for $5 less also check this post lots of good info http://forums.corvetteforum.com/c4-tech-performance/2649494-88-hood-will-not-open.html

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trip65
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yes a long screw driver to push the latch over.

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HanMot
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By the way, check your cables don't go near your battery, mine corroded just touching the battery and the cables were burned by the acid clean through....

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