I can't open it!

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Dean...
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I can't open it!

Post by Dean... » Sun Aug 13, 2017 6:10 pm

Hey all

I was adjusting the handle and I must have went to far and now I can't open it. We in Australia would call it a boot, at least we do when it's at the rear of the car. I don't know what people in other countries call it, so to save confusion I've included a pic.

I believe that when I pull the lever in the glove box that it is operating properly, but the front won't even pop up a little.

I'm currently contemplating cutting a hole underneath, but I decided to ask all you experts first I'm sure this isn't the first time such an issue has occurred

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Re: I can't open it!

Post by SCOTTRODS » Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:49 pm

Have someone pull the release inside the car, while you push down on the handle on front of the car, and while they hold the lever, it should let you release the hood... and gain entry. Works that way for me when one is adjusted wrong...
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Re: I can't open it!

Post by Dean... » Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:29 am

Thanks for the tip. I will give it a go tomorrow!

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Re: I can't open it!

Post by kenhoh » Fri Sep 29, 2017 8:10 pm

Don't cut any holes. Just cut your hood handle in the middle and turn each half of the handle counter clockwise until the hood latch falls loose, and it's open just replace handle.

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