This happened to me on my 92 Caprice. I would pull the hood release and it would not pop up. What I did was to pull the release until I heard the click then pound on the hood right in front an uusually it would pop up at that point. I had it happen for about a year and then I cleaned all the release parts and lubricated them with white lithium grease. I suppose you could have a broken cable but that isn't as common. If it doesn't work opening it, get a friend to hold the release handle inside the car while you pound on it. VBD
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.
To open the hood on a PT Cruiser when it is stuck insert a screw driver into the grill to pry the latch loose. Once loose use pliers to open it.
My hood latch was stuck for almost 400 miles beyond an oil change. I tried everything but finally got it open with a pry bar underneath and some solid taps above the latch itself.
Rock got stuck under the hood in the latch release.
How do you open the hood latch from the outside on a subaru impreza
First check to see that the hood is shut tight. then operate the hood release then go around to the front of the hood and give the nose of the hood a firm thump down with the side of your fist. Many times this will release the hood latch. Once open, lubricate the latch and stretch the pop up spring out a little with your hand.
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.
i would probably use a screwdriver to nudge where the latch used to be to pop it open
It's part of the latch assembly, when the hood is open you can see it.
on my BMW 3 series da hood cable is stuck how do i open my hood
Not entirely certain about this one but on most cars you can look up from under the front bumper and if you can see the hood latch you should be able to use a screwdriver or a pliers to trip the latch.
Open the door with your key. Now pull the hood latch to open the 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
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.
To fix a trunk latch that is stuck open, the teeth on the lock may have to be adjusted so the trunk will close. It is also possible that the cable for the trunk latch is broken. To fix the gas cap door latch may require a little bending and adjusting with a pair of pliers.
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