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  1. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    Hi all, I am new here. Recently our E66 740Li bonnet/hood cable has a problem and we can't open the bonnet. We managed to unlock the lock on the left side but not the right. Can anyone help? I've tried Keif's method but because ours is a right hand drive, the cable from the kick panel is on the...
  2. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    So I went to opn my hood today and when I pulled the release lever there was no give to it. I came around to the grill and that little lever wasn't poking out nor was the hood popped. I couldn't get my fingers (or any of the other objects I tried!) in the grill to pull the lever. Is the cable...
  3. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    My car's hood release has become rather stiff lately. The cables themselves appear to move freely, as the release lever in the cabin offers no resistance when the hood is raised. However, with the hood closed, I have to pull harder on the lever than I did last week to get the latches to...
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