I had a similar problem on a 93 Regal. I took the plastic housing off where the hood release originally was and was able to get a grip on the release cable. The cable goes out of the cabin near the steering column so you might be able to back track from that point. I would spring for a new cable though as it is a real pain opening the hood with the pliers. I taped the new cable to the old one and snaked thru the engine compartment pretty easily. Good luck.
Use pliers and pull the cable...
it is next to drivers side on floor in front, take pliers and pull up on cable, this will release hood latch
Use a set of pliers to pull the cable even if the plastic latch is broken...
Remove the grill, cut the cable and pull it with a pair of pliers or vice grips. It might even be possible to push the release on the latch manually, after the grill is removed.
The best way to to try to find the cable and cut it and pull with pliers to open if the inside latch is broken. If not then you would have to go in from underneath or through the grill.
That depends on a few things. If the cable has broken at the release handle, you can use Vice Grips or pliers to grab the end of the cable and pull. If the hood is stuck down you can have a helper pull up on the hood while you work the release in the car. If the cable has broken at the latch consult a pro for help. If you get a helper to hold the the hood release open on the inside and tap lightly, with the side of your fist, on the front of your hood just above the grill. This will usually work if the cable is not broken.
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Very interesting vehicle, one of my favorites. There is a special tool that slides in behind the door handle to release the "horseshoe" type clip that holds the handle in place. It is like a thin pair of pliers that has a cutout to fit over this clip. After gripping the clip twist the pliers to release and the handle will slid off the splines.
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I had a similar problem. On mine, the cable broke right inside the car...right at the lever. There was still plenty of cable sticking out so I just grab it with pliers and pull. If yours is broken in any other place, it will need to be replaced.
With a very big hammer
Broken wire in hinge area of door
In the Glove box
You can take the front grill off, with some T20 screws on the front of the car. You will see the hood release cable, and the mechanism that it attaches to. Just look at it, and you will be able to figure out how to open it from there.
The best way to do this is to cut the plastic on the cable housing and then you can pull it with a pair of pliers. If its just the handle broken off the cable inside the car you can pull it there without any problems otherwise you are going to have to find a place to cut it you can reach without to much problem. To release that go under your car in the front and reach up and locate the cable if there is one and follow it to the end there is a lever that you need to pull toward the drivers door if there is no cable then find that same lever by touch in the middle of your hood you will know what it feels like byits design it should feel like a small extended metal lever
Normally this is caused by a broken synchronizer.
check your tires for broken belt++ out of round
I cannot speak for all models, but my 1989 Buick Century has a drainage valve located near the bottom of the radiator on the driver side of the car, and can sometimes require pliers to open. It's usually easiest to look for it from under the car...
?need to replace the cable to a 1979 buick regal, the emergency release mechanism wire broke. Don't know how to release the brake?
Some common problems with the Buick Rendezvous include nonfunctioning airbags, a broken fuel system and gasoline storage tank as well as irregular steering.
no bypassing,you need to repair whats broken. sorry.
The 1999 Buick LeSabre was a popular car for its time. The trunk release latch is located on the lower left hand side of the drivers seat.
broken fuel gauage sensor or possibly a broken fuel pump indicator
Easy; Use any available wire cutting pliers to cut the wire! It may be easier to remove the fuse for it instead, if your purpose is to remove the horn.