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Hood safety release won't work on hyundai elantra 2010. Interior release is fine, but when I try to pull the safety release it will not open.

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Get someone to lean on bonnet while you pull catch it should release when it does lubricate it.Has car been in accident

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Check the cable attachment at the hood latch. It may have broken or come off somehow.

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SOURCE: Hood won't open

is it cold where you are? it may be frozen open. pound on the front top of the hood a few times to see if it will pop up.

Posted on Dec 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Hood release won't open hood, can't open my hood

don't know what vehicle but it's possible if you look through the grill you may be able to see the cable and using a screwdriver pry the mechanism to open it be carefull if it's a plastic gill you could break it

Posted on Dec 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Cant open ford Taurus hood 2003 pull cord doesn't work.

Sometimes it appears nothing happens but after pulling the hood get out and try reaching under the hood for the latch. However if nothing at all happened you need someone to press down lightly on the hood as you pull the cord.

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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SOURCE: Hood won't open. Cable is broken and can't get hood to pop.

NO there is no manual way . get a good flash light and look at teh latch through the grill or from under the truck and try and pop it with a long flat blade screw driver

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SOURCE: How to replace headlight bulb hyundai elantra 2004

yes , you need to remove the headlight cover from the back after u move the bulb conector then there is a holder for the bulb u need to push down then move.
i hope it help ,,,, thanx

Posted on Mar 16, 2009

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  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.



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I can "release" the hood on my 1999 Audi A4 from


Yes, you will be able to open the hood if you pull off your splash guard and use a long long flat head screwdriver or something like that. You'll see the hood latch in front of the radiator with the cable attached to it at the top near the hood, put it on the drivers side edge of the bottom of the latch and pry to the passenger side, the lever moves from the drivers side to the passengers side, the cable basically pulls the top of it to achieve this. so your doing the same thing on the bottom with the screwdriver.

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02 intrepid hood safety latch wont release


If you pull on the release handle inside the car and it does not "pop" the hood open, make sure the hood is not already "popped". If it is, then try to push the hood down firmly until it does not pop up anymore. Then, try the interior pull handle again. If the hood is completely closed and the pull handle does not pop it open, try to remove the handle slightly from the dash. This involves removing 2 phillips head screws (one from either side of the handle). When these are out, you should be able to pull the handle and its small trim/holder piece. See if this is broken and try to pull back on the actual release cable ("silver" braided wire) with a pair of wires.

If nothing above pertains to the issue, then let me go to a different one. If the pull handle works fine and "pops" the hood like normal, but you are unable to unlatch the hood, then I need more information as to the conditions of the problem. Has it released properly in the past?

Also, make sure that you are pulling the correct lever when trying to unlatch the hood. Standing in front of the car facing it, the lever will be just to the left of the very center of the hood. It should have a yellow end. Pull up on that and everything should release.

If these ideas do not help you out, then I will need more information. Let me know and I'll be glad to help you through.

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