depends on the problem, it could be the hood release cable, or the latch. latch is very simple, the cable is also simple, just more of a routing problem.
The cable between the latch and the handle may be broken or needs adjustement to shorten the cable so that the latch will fully release.
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dodge truck broken hood latch
i have a 1994 pnotiac sunbird that the handle broke off on the cable under the dash to open the hood. you can open the hood with a little patience and a fairly long screwdriver by releasing the latch under the hood. after this, on my sunbird, i just pulled the cable all the way out under the hood, tied it under the front of the car, and just pull it to release the switch. (thats only because i am too cheap and lazy to spend the money and time on a cable and install it.)
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.
how to get a 2001 isuzu trooper hood open if release cable is broken
From under car... its not too bad on a lift you can find cable near the hood need to get the inner wire and pull with pliers
If the cable release is broken for the hood on a 2002 Kia Spectra, a person could crawl under the car and see if they can locate the broken part of the cable. If it is still attached to the hood, they could pull it to trip the hood latch. Otherwise, the car will have to be put on a hoist, and a long pole used to trip the hood latch.
you can get to the latch through the grill
omg u Have to go thru the grill and pull the release latch
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.
Use a set of pliers to pull the cable even if the plastic latch is broken...
Remove the grill, cut the cable and pull it with a pair of pliers or vice grips. It might even be possible to push the release on the latch manually, after the grill is removed.
IF the Cable is broken on the hood latch, I used a long, flat head screwdriver. Locate the eyelet under the hood, and push it with the screwdriver. It's difficult, but it works. Replace the hood latch before you close the hood. Good zluck.
Broken wire, or broken end connector ? If the cable (wire) is still in tact, just grab the effected cable and pull the cable, while pulling on the door handle release. The cable will then pull the latch and open.
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
get a piece of wire and connect it to the latch keeping in long enough to reach
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.
I assume you have tried opening it by pulling the hood release lever. Determine the cause of the hood not opening. If the release handle for the hood doesn't retract back into position after you pull it, it's likely that the cable leading to the latch is broken. If the release handle retracts as usual and you can feel it trying to release the latch, it may be the latch itself that is broken. It is more common for the latch to be broken or jammed than for the cable to be broken. Rule out the hood being jammed shut before you proceed as if the latch is broken. Have another person stand in front of the car and pull up on the hood while you stay inside the car and pull on the hood release cable. This may help unjam the hood if that is the problem. If this still doesn't help the hood lift up, you can proceed as if the latch unit is broken. Shine a flashlight through the front grill of the car to locate the latch unit. Once you can see it, use a screwdriver to go through the front grill and manipulate the screwdriver in different ways, trying to open the latch. The latch is spring loaded, so it may take pressure to open the latch manually. Be careful to stay away from the condenser for the air conditioning unit--the screwdriver could puncture a hole in it if you don't keep it only on the latch assembly.
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.
Use a large long blade screwdriver thru grill & turn latch, you will see the hole in the latch. No damage done.
If the cable is broken on the inside of the car it isn't too difficult. Simply pull the cable out of the hood release bracket. Then peel back the outer housing to the small inner cable and pull that to release the hood latch. I have done that and it works. On the other hand if the cable broke on the latch release lever under the hood that gets somewhat more difficult. I have never had that problem but if I did this is what I would try first. Take out the six screws that hold the grill in from the outside. Then reach up through the opening to the left side of the latch. Make a hook on the end of a rod and insert that between the latch bracket and the top of the radiator support and attempt to catch the latch release lever and pull back to release the latch. It might take several tries but it might work. Then there is another alternative. Take it to a body shop and see if they have some easier trick to open the latch. That might be a lot easier.
my 2001 does the same thing. its the spring in the latch release. I have to have my wife sit in the car and keep popping the hood release while i push in and up and down on the hood right where the latch release is over and over and eventually it gives. Once you get the hang of it you can do it by yourself.
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.