hood wont open

Asked by Oct 05, 2013 at 12:06 PM about the 2001 Ford Explorer Sport 2WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

How can I open it?

2 Answers


Did you pull the hood release just under the dash?


Use a BIGGER hammer :)~ (tee hee). Try pulling the release while someone else bumps or tugs on the hood. If all else fails, you'll need to work through the grill with some long 1/4" drive swivel sockets to unbolt the latch.

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