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#1 (permalink) Old 01-16-2007, 12:18 AM
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Angry cant get my hood open

my handle broke i've tried pulling the cable but seems to be stuck. any help?
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#2 (permalink) Old 01-16-2007, 02:39 AM
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That sux. I'm sure someone will chime in. Welcome to Bimmerwerkz BTW.

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im realy suprised no one had that user name b4 now...hmm

oh well i dont know.


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Have you tried - having someone push down on the hood while you are pulling on the cable? It worked on one of my old beaters
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yea if you push down on the hood to relieve pressure on the latch when u pull the wire then you should beable to get it un hooked...
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I recommend the same thing.

Everytime i pull my handle to unlatch my hood it always feels liek at some point in my owning this car it'll defintely break.


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Everytime i pull my handle to unlatch my hood it always feels liek at some point in my owning this car it'll defintely break.
yeah its just a question of when.

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tried pushing still wont open even took the grill out and tried from there nothing works
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tried pushing still wont open even took the grill out and tried from there nothing works
try pulling the hood up while pulling the cable,

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