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S420 mercedes can not open the hood cable and latch working .there any other locked beside the latch somebody help me please thank

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Have some one press down on the bonnet while you pull the cable knob as sometimes the adjustment makes it difficult to pull hard enough to undo the latch. If that works then adjust the latch before closing the bonnet

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SOURCE: Hood latch cable replacement ,

I have a broken cable on a 2002 focus. I now use a flat steel ruller and insert it between the bottom fins of the grill infront of the rad. Use a flashlight to see the latch mechanism where the cable pulls on for the first few attempts until you are use to finding the location. You don't want to jab the rad. I am currently scouring the wreckers for a replacement.

Posted on Aug 09, 2008


SOURCE: hood latch 1998 ford explorer sport

graduar la manilla exterior que es la del problema

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if the lach is of the hood cable you need to go in threw the grill

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stretched or frozen... have helper bang on hood center front while you tug..once open lube abd grease all latch areas and cable end you see there...good luck

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SOURCE: hood cable is broken at the latch, cannot get hood open

you might have to go under the car between grill and radiator and locate where the cable went to the hood latch and use pliers to grab latch to open it

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