Hood latch won"t release on the drivers side .

Asked by Sep 01, 2009 at 07:05 PM about the 1987 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I went to go check my fluid levels the other day and when I pulled the hood release only the passenger side popped ,drivers side won't open . I have to assume the cable snapped.How do I get it open to make the repair ?

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On my '95 I had...in the manual I seem to remember it saying to open the left door & U can pull a rod or wire there in front of the top door hinge. I forget exactly,...but I,m close! Either borrow someones glove box vette manual or phone the Chevy 'service manager', they don't mind giving a little free advice..... -TJ-

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they sell a special tool on most corvette parts sites, without that specific one you won't have much luck getting the hood open.

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