This is tough. I had this problem once when my cable was sticking. What I had to do was take a really slender flat blade screwdriver, crawl on my back under the car and reach straight up past the radiator. There's a spot where you can fish the screwdriver in and twist and the hood will pop. I did it once, and I know that the directions aren't that hot, but I got it to work. Wish I could help more.
I looked at my Camaro and the cable runs behind the high beam on driver side might be able to get access there if not broke to close to the latch. Other answer is good also . good luck.
Tranni went bad, if at, shift cable broke?
The 1993 Chevy Camaro starter can be found on the right hand side of the engine. You can follow the positive at three cable directly to the starter.
my Beretta is a 94 and it hood release is broke just the silver cable show ,,, i use needle nose pliers and pull it !
cable broke release latch for the hood can't open it
unhook it from the speedometer head and unhook it from the tranny and take it out.
Begin by removing the positive cable from your 1993 Chevy Camaro battery. Remove the cables from the front of the starter. Remove the starter retaining bolts. The starter will come off.
disconnect negative battery cable for 30 seconds and reconnect.
How much cable came out when broke? Cut the plastic cable back to the point where you can see the steel cable core and pull with vice grips to open. You can pull the cable around to handle easier.If it broke under the hood try to find the cable and do the same.
I can't believe the part would be much more than 40-50 bucks from the dealer. Installation may cost you if you have a dealer do it.
Look under the area where the brake lever is and follow the cable to the plate on the side where you will find the broken part of the cable pointing to the tab the cable connects to. Pull the tab upward but be warned your arm will get hit by the parking brake itself as it is released.
the cable is either stretched or broke
Fix the emergency brake
it doesn't have one it is electric uses a vehicle speed sensor on rear of trans.
all electronic no cable
grab the broken end of the cable with vice grips and pull it
It depends which cable is broken. If the main cable is broken under the truck, the brakes should release on their own. If the brakes dont release, the cables are frozen from rust and need to be replaced. If the release cable from the handle to pedal assemdly is broken reach under the dash above the pedal and find the small release arm. Pull the arm toward you [ the rear of vehicle ] and the emergency brake pedal will release.
The T V cable is a "Throttle Valve" cable and is located by the throttle body and is part of the throttle and can be adjusted by simply pushing on the adjustment part of the TV....by adjusting the cable it will affect the shift points of your trans.
It depends on where its broke at. Is the cable broken at the mechanical part or is it broken before that?
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
My Camaro RS 91 V8 305 TBI 5.0 does not have any cable. All is done electronicly.
This is what I did with my 79 Chevy Malibu when the release handle broke off (the little cable it was attached to broke).I found out that the "cable" that broke off in my hand when I pulled the release, wasn't the actual parking brake cable, it was just the release cable. It is only a few inches long and it does attach to the brake mechanism under the dash but it's not the actual brake cable.So i looked way under the left lower dash to see how the parking brake pedal was connected, and carefully tried a few things to see if i could pull on it and make it disengage. Yes there was a little metal part close to the pedal arm base, that is about 1/2 inch rectangle sticking out to the side. it has a little slit in the center of it, maybe that is where the release cable used to go. So when I pulled back on that little half- inch rectangle, it did release the brake pedal. Then I was able to drive.So if anybody thinks your emergency brake won't work when the release cable breaks off in your hand, that may not be factual. You might still have the parking brake, just need to replace the handle and the little short release cable for the interior of the car. So you can RELEASE the brake in the normal way. But please check it out really well to find out for sure!
If the cable broke at the pull under the dash, and it is still sticking out of the casing, behind the pull, you should be able to grab the end of the cable with a pair of plyers and give it a yank to pull the cable and open the hood. If it broke somewhere between the pull, inside the car, and the latch, under the hood, best bet would be if you can see under the front of the car and reach up, you can release it that way, by pulling on the cable.
The transmission throttle valve cable needs to be adjusted.
parking brake is held on by a ratchet inside the car, ,so if the cable is broken your brakes will not be locked onif they are, you have more than a broken cable problem.--------------I beg to differ. It may be that it's only the release cable that is broken. This was the case in my older (79) Chevy Malibu. It wasn't the actual brake cable that broke. So my parking brake was stuck on. Ok then i did find a little lever part that i could pull back on beneath the dash, it was sort of connected to the parking brake pedal base. Look underneath the dash by the ebrake pedal, see if you can trace the route from the release handle to where its little pull cable might attach. That is the point where you would want to pull back to release the pedal. it worked for me, but of course it's a different type of Chevy. Just be careful as those moving parts will then release and you want to keep your fingers safe.--purry1
Disconnect vehicle battery ground cable from battery and wait 10 minutes. The system will now be disarmed to make repairs.