If the cable itself is still there get a pair of Vise Grip pliers and you should be able to pull it. If the cable is broken up inside the housing then you will need to remove the grill insert. I have a 92 Corsica and there were 4 screws that held this item in place. Reach up and move the lever that the small cable is attached and the hood should pop up as normal.
The latch is broken, not the cable. You can still get to the cable where it is attached to the latch in the foot-well of the car. Grab the cable with a small vice-grip (or similar) and pull. Note that it is very unlikely the cable will break -the latch typically breaks before the cable since the latch is made from plastic and the cable from steel wire.
lmao a 79 chevy shouldnt have a cable.... its just a hand latch in the grill..
MY LATCH BROKE OFF IN SIDE THE CAR. IF THE HOOD IS OPEN, LOCATE WHERE THE CABLE GOES THRU THE FIREWALL ON THE DRIVERS SIDE. PULL OUT THE CABLE FROM THE FIR WALL. DO NOT DISCONNECT FROM THE LATCH. PUT 1 BAR OF A COAT HANGER THRU THE HOLE UNTIL IT IS SEEN FROM THE BOTTOM. TIE A LONG STRING AROUND THE PART OF THE COAT HANGER THAT IS IN THE CAR. PULL THE HANGER OUT FROMT HE TOP. MAKE SURE TO LEAVE STRING IN THE CAB OF THE CAR. TIE THE END OF THE NEW CABLE (DEALER PART ONLY, ABOUT $35)TO THE STRING. PULL THE STING FROM THE TOP. YOU WILL SEE THE CABLE COME THRU. FOLLOW THE PATH OF THE OLD CABLE TO THE LATCH. DICONNECT FROM THE LATCH AND REPLACE WITH THE NEW CABLE. RECONNECT THE LATCH INSIDE OF THE CAR TO THE PLASTIC
This depends on where it snapped, but usally it breaks inside the car, where it connects to the latch release, anyway you have to fish for the cable itself thru your grille, use a wire hanger bent back at the end about a 1/2", hook the cable closest to the latch itself, attach the hanger to the wire, not the sheath, and pull
The latch assembly and cable is one piece.
I had this problem on a Chevy; the cable was broken and had to be replaced. Before I replaced it, I was able to crawl under the car and, using a screwdriver against the cable (near the hood latch), pushing against the cable with the screwdriver, the latch released.
Rear seat cable latch system broken and does not work. Seat does not pull forward to allow access to the 3rd row.
you can usually open hood latch with a long screwdriver by going thru front grill, and pushing with end of screwdriver on the latch where the cable attaches. failing that, go to local fire dept. they have a special tool for opening hoods that will not do damage to vehicle but will get it open
Use a large long blade screwdriver thru grill & turn latch, you will see the hole in the latch. No damage done.
It depends on what is wrong with the cable. When you pull the hood release within the car, is the latch not popping? If you can get the hood up at all, then you should look at the actual latch system where the cable runs, there is a metal clip that holds the cable to the latch. Have another person pull the interior latch release and watch the cable.
If you mean the cable that goes to your latch and its snapped or something easiest way to do it is basicly grab a hold of the cable and pull on it and of latch would.
The easy way to open the hood manually on a 1998 Chevy Cavalier, when the cable is not working is to put the car on a hoist and use a long pole to trip the hood latch. Then lower the vehicle and open the hood the rest of the way. Replace or repair the cable for the hood latch before closing the hood.
where is my hood latch located on my 1999 Chevy silverado pickup
To repair a hood latch cable on a 2003 Hyundai Elantra, you have to take it to your local mechanic or dealership. The hood latch cable should only be reconnected with an experienced hand. While you can use wrenches and screwdrivers, the latch cable may come loose again.
Use pliers to pull cord or replace latch.
You can get your 1994 Chevy S 10 pickup truck hood latch unstuck by spraying a lubricant on the latching mechanism. You can also remove the hood latch retaining bolts to bypass the stock release cable.
open hood go to the center latch dislodge the plastic cable retainer remove cable loop from the latch remove the two bolts from cable retainer left of the steering cable will drop thread it through the firewall from outside in reverse procedure.
Replace the door latch.
how can i repair a 94 chevy k1500 tailgate latch. cannot open gate
omg u Have to go thru the grill and pull the release latch
No the 2001 Chevy Tahoe is not equipped with the LATCH system for car seats. The LATCH system did not become standard in Chevy Tahoes until the 2002 models.
Take a flat screw driver and use it to push the spring away from the hood latch. Locate the screw driver at the end of the cable. This works for mine.
Have 1 person pull on cord with pliers and 2nd person use fist to pound on hood where hood latch is and/or use screwdriver to pry open hood.
If the hood release cable on your 1989 Chevy Celebrity is broken at the inside pull handle you can simply pull the cable out a bit, then cut off the outer housing leaving the center cable. You can pull on that bit of cable and unlatch the hood. If the cable is broken at the actual hood latch you could try: The grill is held on with six screws, remove them and take the grill out. Then use a hook and reach in between the top of the radiator support bracket and the bottom of the latch mechanism and catch the lever with the hook. Pull the lever and release the latch. This may take multiple tries to get it right. Of course you want to change the cable as soon as possible, these methods become real nuisances quickly.
If it is just the inside handle broken off you can pull the cable with a pair of pliers. If it is in the middle, you should be able to reach up from underneath and cut the cable and then pull the inside cable. If the latch end has pulled off, you may be able to trip the latch from underneath, or take the grill out and unbolt the latch.