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If the cable for the the hood broke or came loose on a 1998 Dodge full size pickup how can you get the hood open?

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2015-07-16 18:05:30
2015-07-16 18:05:30

i dont know if this works on a Dodge pickup, but the same thing happened to my fathers Ford F250 and i was able to reach my hand through his grill (because im female and have small hands) and actually pull the primary release mecanism myself. my father on the other hand has to use a screwdriver as leverageto open it because his hands are too big to fit up there.

i a little bit at least!!

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