Assuming the cable is not broken, I would have a assistant pull on the lever from within the car and then I would go to the front an give the hood a sharp rap right over the catch with the palm of my hand. If cable is not broken, this should get it open . Reajust the catch mechanisim to insure that this does not happen again.I hope this helps you. Mark
Have you looked under when it does this ?
The hood on my girlfriend's Escort has issues with the hood release. I have always just stuck something in the hood release under the dash while I opened it via the lever under the hood.
The Ford Tempo Air Conditioner service port is located in front of the hood latch. The low pressure service port is closest to the firewall.
It is under the hood, on the passangers side, right above the wheel well.
Reach through the plastic grill and pull cable!!!!!!
==Answer == There is a diagram under the hood (on mine, it is in the top left corner of the hood lid), if it is missing or unreadable, get a service manual.
spray it from the inside with wd40 see if that helps...
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.
from under the hood just in front the Battery ( its better if you remove the battery ) on the drivers side and on the passengers side under the hood bar its a twist off
on my BMW 3 series da hood cable is stuck how do i open my hood
Under the hood on the passenger side , above the tire -inner fender -pretty good size.
When the hood is stuck you need to push down on the hood just above the "H", sometimes quite hard. Then the hood release will work and open the hood.
Generally ford placed the fusebox under the hood on the drivers side by the firewall or under the steering wheel.
If you mean the plant code it is 11th number in the VIN If you mean the sticker with the options, it usually under the front hood stuck to the inside of the hood, BUT I have seen a few on the underside of the rear hood.
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.
AnswerLook in a plug catalog in any store that sells plugs and it will tell you. Also check under hood decal for this information. If your Tempo is a 2.3 litre. I believe the gap is.54.
If it is anything like a 91 Ford Tempo, then the wiper motor is on the passenger side near the vent duct for the air conditioning/heating system under the hood. There should be a plastic cover over the length of the firewall that covers the vent duct, washer fluid and the wiper motor.
0.044 44 thousands should be on emissions sticker under hood or on rad cover
my hood stuck on left side
this is a trick. i was fooled by this. you need to turn on parking lights first to see if lamp is really bad. worked on this my self for two hours before i realized what happening. i own a 1992 tempo for 4yrs. seen all these problem on this web site.
The blower resistor is usually found attached to the A/C-heater box under the hood.
The computer is under the dash on the drivers side near the emergency break pedal. It unplugs under the hood.
1973 to 1978 Ford LTD The Mercury hood will not work.
The module is about 6"x4"x2" and has gobs of wires coming out of it, the module is mounted on a bracket under the hood that is bolted to the top of the driver's side front strut.