How can I open carhood if latch is still in tact but NOT releading/responding to opening hood?

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Asked by Nov 22, 2013 at 01:56 PM about the 2000 Jaguar S-TYPE

Question type: General

Any alternative...please

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a 29 1/2" mechanic's pry bar is what we used at the shop...still have it kickin' around...very useful tool...look under near the front under the bumper...at the mechanism...insert the prybar and twist to release the mechanism~

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if there is any cable left...one vice grips to hold the sheath...one to grab the cable and PULL against one another...buy an new receptacle/braket then...possibly with a new cable as well~ this is not a RARE problem with these cars~

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Roy, gracias..get'n ritebak at you with my result. Again' Thanks Biggy Mwuah :-) must U be my ♧charm

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were you and your car parked on the side lot at the grocery outlet in Clearlake? thought I saw you and your car there~?

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