The hood of my 1988 corvette coupe is stucked. How to open up now?

leory
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Asked by Mar 26, 2007 at 11:59 PM about the 1988 Chevrolet Corvette

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The hood release lever is working but the hood will not come up.

3 Answers

LouB
20,190

Hey leory! You say the hood release works? Have you identified and activated the secondary release (usually a handle to the right of the center of the hood when you slide your fingers in the smaller opening left by the hood release)? If that's not the issue you'll need to see if you identify the problem, whatever is preventing the hood from opening. Crawl underneath and take a look up. Good luck!

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John Carson
10,765

5 years later and LouB I hope your realize a Corvette opens from the back forward, so there is no hood release mechanism in the front.

kdw1984
10

check for loose wires to release handle! kdw1984.

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