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How do you open a 1991 RS Camaro hood when cable is snaped?

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2005-11-03 16:58:45
2005-11-03 16:58:45

Depending on where it snaps, if theres any way to get some vise grips on the broken cable do so. If not you will have to take out all the bolts for the front clip you can get to and bend it up till you can get a long screwdriver (flat) to pop the latch.

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