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1982-1994 Chevy Cavaliers

If the hood release is jammed on a 1986 Cavalier what do you do?

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2015-07-16 18:20:43
2015-07-16 18:20:43

I had the same problem once and took it to Firestone. They told me that you need to pull the level out really hard, don't worry it won't come out, and the hood should pop open. I wouldn't recommend this because yours might differ.

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