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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 definitely broken?? I read up on the DIY for the cable release but how do I open the damn hood?!?!? Any help is greatly appreciated:dunno:
 

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I got a similar issue.

The hood releases, but the little plastic tab just wants to stay in the grill. I can barely get my pinky finger in there.
 

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I gave up and took it to the shop! The main cable was broken as well as the smaller cable above the grill. Cables were $75 and the labor was $125. UGH!! When I asked my mechanic how he opened the hood he said "just a little trick I know". He would tell me! Appearently it's a TOP SECRET "trick". Good luck to anybody else with this issue!
 
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