finding hood release inside 1988 560 SEL


Asked by Nov 10, 2014 at 04:06 PM about the 1986 Mercedes-Benz 560-Class 560SEL Sedan

Question type: General

Is it a round button that says P?    I cannot seem to find it.   Thank you.

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I cannot find release latch inside my 560 sel to open hood.

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2 steps..hood release lever on the drivers side kick panel under the dash. Safety hook inside the Star in the grille on the left.

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I'm a female - if that helps. WHY can't I find it?, I'll go outside and look again. It's that inside release under the dash I'm struggling with.

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Oh, that's got nothing to do with it. I looked until I was blue in the face for a picture but none to be found. Start pulling levers and knobs and everything..unless it's broken off, it's got to be there

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Under the steering wheel step one then latch under the hood lol.


Ford Nut is not correct - unless you've got an SL; the SEL is on the lower extreme left side; once you pull that a second lever will pop thru your front grille - PULL that one as you lift.

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Pulled lever inside; hood popped up, there is No lever inside star; even used flashlight to try to find it. What now?

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Thank you, Rick. From Valerie in Scottsdale.

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