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I go crazy everytime I have to open the hood on my 98 Chevy Astro. The guys just say "oh it's a Chevy" and they bang the hood. I have found that if I stick a butter knife unde the hood I can open it. What a pain!

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Q: How to open hood on 1990 Chevy Astro Van when cable is broken?
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