"You should be able to reach under the hood and pull the cable with a set of vice grips"
The question needs clarification: What car manufacturer and what year of make? Standard or remote cable latch? 92 Plymouth voyager - It can be done by removing the plastic housing underneath the windshield wipers and then removing the hood from the top.
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
How to open of my BMW 745LI Yr 2003 hood ,whose Hood latch is broken while tried to open the hood
Use a set of pliers to pull the cable even if the plastic latch is broken...
how to get a 2001 isuzu trooper hood open if release cable is broken
you can get to the latch through the grill
There is a screwdriver slot behind the grill that will operate the hood latch. Look for it on the driver's side.
There is a screwdriver slot behind the grill that will operate the hood latch. Look for it on the driver's side
Take the grill out and remove the bolts holding the latch on.
To open the hood of a 1970 Mercedes 350, you can refer to your user manual.
try the door.