"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.
How to open of my BMW 745LI Yr 2003 hood ,whose Hood latch is broken while tried to open the hood
i would probably use a screwdriver to nudge where the latch used to be to pop it open
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.
welll sorry dont have a answer but just know you cant jack it open. the hood will bend before the latch pops open...unless you can buy a new hood good uck
where your latch is broken at you can use a pair of pliers and pull the exposed cable wire and it should open best thing when u open it replace the cable wire
The only way i can think of would be to remove your bumper so you can get to the latch, and either unbolt the latch from the core support or unbolt it from the hood...
use a pry bar and replace hood after you break it
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.
take it to your dealer or a garage
How do you open the hood latch from the outside on a subaru impreza
Open the hood as far as you can then use a flat-blade screwdriver to pust the latch. Just remember to always carry the tool and a flashlight to locate the latch.
Use a screwdriver to release the hood latch through the front grille. Take a look at the hood latch on another car to get an idea of how they work.
If you remove the grill from the front of the truck you can then access the safety latch and hood release. My latch had rusted so I had to do this using a flat head screw driver and lifting the safety latch which allowed for the hood release to open.
My hood latch was stuck for almost 400 miles beyond an oil change. I tried everything but finally got it open with a pry bar underneath and some solid taps above the latch itself.
If the hood cable is broken on a Geo Prizm, the only option is to open the hood from underneath the vehicle. It is best to put the car up on a hoist and use a pole to trip the hood latch.
The best way to do this is to use a ratchet with a long extension and from underneath the vehicle remove one of the mounting bolts that hold the latch bracket. This will allow you to pull up the hood a few inches to get to the latch assembly and open the hood. I have had to do this myself and it worked.