How can I get the hood to open if the latch inside the care does not work.

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Asked by Nov 26, 2007 at 02:48 PM about the 1977 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1977 Monte carlo
When pull hood release latch from inside the car it does not disengage the hood lock. Look underneath and try to pull wire manually but didn't work. What are the other options.

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You will need to fish around from underneath with a long pry bar or thin pole and try to manually move the hood latch to get it open. I have had mechanics do this for me but never saw exactly how they did it.

you may also feel for cable and open

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Thanks for the information. Wasn't too difficult to look for the cable and open it that way. Thanks again.

no problem

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