How to open my hood when the release cable is broken

Asked by Nov 05, 2014 at 03:34 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2001ford Taurus

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try prying it without hurting anything use a towel or somethin to protect you paint

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look up from under the car and see if you can see the latch and cable. I had a chevy do this once. I had to make a stiff hook and reach up in and hook the cable right where it hooks into the latch. pull down, it should pop.

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