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Old 10-13-2018, 11:35 AM
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The cable for the hood release broke under the hood some where?
The part under the dash is not where it broke I looked already.

Cable moves but clearly is not attached to the release mechanism.

How do I get the hood up?
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Old 10-13-2018, 11:52 AM
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A 966 will do a 988 is overkill

If you van see the cable at the release can you reach it with pliers or vise grips?
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Old 10-13-2018, 12:21 PM
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The cable comes in from the drivers side and is held in by a grommet that slides out forward, after it is out you should be able to get a hold of the cable. You will need a hook to grab the cable and maybe someone to push down on the hood when you try to open it.
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Old 10-13-2018, 03:07 PM
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Sometimes you can lever the lock through the grill
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Old 10-13-2018, 03:31 PM
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The local Homies would have the bonnet open in 5 seconds, engine out in 10, another couple of seconds it would be up on blocks and the wheels gone
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Get real it's a Dodge
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Old 10-13-2018, 04:32 PM
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It may be just a Dodge to you over there but in NZ thats a NZ$15,000-27,000 truck
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Old 10-13-2018, 05:12 PM
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It may be just a Dodge to you over there but in NZ thats a NZ$15,000-27,000 truck
Huh....Should have stuffed my 1999 2500 dodge 4x4 with a t
360 v-8 into a container.....I got $1200 for it here.

And it had a brand new 1 year state inspection sticker on it.
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Old 10-13-2018, 05:28 PM
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Got it was able to get to the screw that hold the bracket under the hood
from the under the truck between the Grill and bumper in the front and
the AC condenser radiators etc. to the rear.

The cable did not break but some who worked its way out of the slot in the
mechanism. Cleaned re-greased and reassembled it. Used a small zip tie
to as a safe to keep the end of the cable in place.

Also the plan was to fix the coolant leek, found it and fixed that as well.
The pipe from the water pump to the heater core was leaking, bad o-ring
on the pipe. Fixed with new o-ring.
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Old 10-13-2018, 05:29 PM
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Thanks for the input.

I'll post pictures later.
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