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One release is under dash by the drivers left foot but the saftey latch is under the hood on the passanger side.Peek under and you should see it ( has a yellow lever ) move it to the trucks right..

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I have a BMW 328i 1997 and I broke the hood latch to open the hood. How do I open the hood or fix it with little work?


Can yu reach the lock mechanism at front of hood w a long screwdriver. pry back where cable for release is attached for first latch. then as you would normally for safety latch.

May 15, 2017 | BMW Cars & Trucks

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Safety catch on hood wont release and hood wont re latch!


I would check to see if the hood release moves when the inside lever is pulled then pushed, if not the cable and latch mechanism may need lubrication or be broken.

Jan 05, 2016 | 1995 Ford F250

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I opened my hood for the first time since I bought. The hood won't close all the way. any suggestions.


If ir is a brand new car there is a safety latch that should hold the hood down. You can pull on the hood to be sure the safety latch is doing its job. Drive the new car take it back to the dealer or where ever you bought it.

They will slam the hood down and smile. Better them breaking the new car than you,'

It may be out of adjustment
You can manually activate the hood latch. There is a hook like assembly that follows the hood latch down when closed. You can activate this assembly by hand. Be sure to release it before attempting to close the hood again.


If it is a used car make sure the handle in the driver side has returned to the home position. If it has I would gently slam the hood down.

Nov 22, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

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Hood safety latch


If its like mine, the release handle doesn't poke up, you have to press downward about 8-10 inches to the left of the ford emblem on the grill. Usually, the handle is INSIDE the grill, but mine is in the crack between the hood and frame when you pop the hood. Hope that helps.

Jun 11, 2012 | 1984 Ford F 150

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How do you open hood on suzuki reno when the latch won't work


because of safety dangers, it is very hard to open with out pulling the latch. you will have to take it to a body shop or dealer to have them fix the latch

May 14, 2011 | Suzuki Reno Cars & Trucks

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How do I open the hood of a Mitsubishi L300 ?


  1. Locate the interior hood-release lever under the dashboard on the driver's side of the interior of the car.

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    Lift up and toward you on the hood release lever. The lever is connected to a cable that releases the hood. The hood will pop up about 1/2 inch when you pull the lever.

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    Move to the front of the car and locate the exterior hood-release lever under the front of the hood. It is located near the middle of the vehicle, just beyond where the front edge of the hood meets the body. Lift up on the inner lever.

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    Lift up on the edge of the hood while holding the inner lever in place. When the hood is up, find the hood prop and raise it, setting its tip in the hood-prop mount on the hood, to hold the hood up while you work in the engine bay.



Read more: How to Open the Hood on a Mitsubishi Endeavor ' eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_6301122_open-hood-mitsubishi-endeavor.html#ixzz16Ou5FhQF

Nov 26, 2010 | Mitsubishi Lancer Cars & Trucks

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How do i open the hood.


there should be a lever that is on the bottom edge of dash that is under the steering wheel along the trim. if the handle is broken you can use pliers to grab the cable and pull it to get the hood to realse. if you found all that and i seems to work ok then when pulling the release lever have a friend hit or shake the hood to get it to pop up a little so that you can open it all the way.

Nov 20, 2010 | 1997 Ford Explorer AWD

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I drive a 1991 Buick Park Avenue and I can't get the hood to open on my car. It overheated yesterday and I need to pop the hood to see the problem, but the hood won't come up. I tried the release lever...


I would have someone hold the hood release latch while bumping the front of the hood to try to bump the hood loose. Once opened, be sure to lubricate the hood latch under the hood and also lubericate the safety latch as well to prevent this in the future. Use white lithium grease to lube all latches. Be sure to work the latch a couple dozen times after lubricating a few times before closing the hood to ensure it is working properly.

Aug 10, 2010 | 1991 Buick Park Avenue

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Latch to open hood is broken is there another way to get hood open


If the safety latch is broken, you're going to have to get hold of where the lever hooks into the hood and pry it out.

Aug 08, 2009 | 1987 BMW 3 Series

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