If the hood got stuck on my explorer, I would try first lubing up the mechanism with wd-40. If that fails, look for the cable running to the latch from the handle in the cab. Try disconnecting that or pulling the cable manually from the grill. Make sure you pull up on the hood before pushing the lever; sometimes you need to push or pull it. Or just torch the latch...:)
Open the door with your key. Now pull the hood latch to open the hood.
pull hood latch a black tab will stick out pull then lift hood
welll sorry dont have a answer but just know you cant jack it open. the hood will bend before the latch pops open...unless you can buy a new hood good uck
To open the hood when the cable is broken on a 1997 Silverado, you can try using a coat hanger to manipulate the latch and push it away from you. You could also try using a long screwdriver to move the hood latch.
You can open a stuck hood by removing the hood latch. The hood latch can be access through the front grill. Remove the code latch retaining bolts. The hood should be free to open.
How do you open the hood latch from the outside on a subaru impreza
Wedge a screwdriver in the front to create tension on hood then pull the hood latch. It should open.
You pull the latch and open the hood.
With a pair of pliers pulling the latch.
The hood struts (aka lift supports) are shot. There is no tension adjustment. Your local auto parts store will sell you new struts for that vehicle for aprox $25 each. Just replace them and the hood will stay open for you.
i would probably use a screwdriver to nudge where the latch used to be to pop it open
Remove carefully front grill with thin flat screwdriver to release tabs around it and you will access to the latch and pull cable end mechanism. Open it by pushing down on the hood while releasing the latch mechanism.
Start with making sure the hood is closed tightly, then pull on release lever and hear it click, then go outside a give the front of the hood a firm thump with the side of your fist. This may release the hood latch and the hood will pop open. Once open give the latch assembly and hood hinges a good lubrication.
It's part of the latch assembly, when the hood is open you can see it.
On the inside under the steering wheel there is a latch, then when it is poped up, to open it completely look under the hood and there is a lever just left of the center of the hood.
Type your answer here... Yes, it's for the alarm if the hood is jacked open.
I had the same problem had someone push down hard on the front hood while I pulled the inside hood release then put wd 40 lubricant.
The hood latch on a 2013 Ford Escape is located in the front of the vehicle under the hood towards the left. Before the hood will open, you will also need to release the hood latch inside your vehicle.
Use pliers to pull cord or replace latch.
The hood release lever is below the instrument panel, under the steering wheel, in front of the driver side door on the left. You need to release the hood latch to open the hood. The safety hood latch is in the middle of the hood opening.
Bang the hood above the latch while someone pulls the hood release from in the car. Good luck.
There is a screwdriver slot behind the grill that will operate the hood latch. Look for it on the driver's side.
where is any hood latch? usually located near the drivers left foot, under the dash board.....
There is a screwdriver slot behind the grill that will operate the hood latch. Look for it on the driver's side