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How do you open a stuck hood latch?

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2005-09-12 11:16:18
2005-09-12 11:16:18

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

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