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How do you open the bonnet on a broken Corsa cable?
Carefully poke the screwdriver up through the grille slots to move the lever the same way as pulling the cable would. It will help if somebody pushes down lightly on the front of the bonnet while you do this and you are likely to find the mechanism stiff.
Why isn’t my hood opening?
Opening the hood of your car is easy if the latch and latch cable work. If not, you can run into headaches getting it to open. Potential problems include a broken latch or latch cable, a latch that didn’t close properly, or a release handle that might have come off.
How do you open a hood with a dead battery?
If the doors will not open for the locks being lock and not unlocking due to loss of power, then you can raise up the vehicle and put a battery charger on the starter cable and on the frame away from the starter. This will give the battery enough power to unlock the doors and pop open the hood.
How do you open the bonnet of an Opel Astra?
The release lever is on the drivers side of the car (for Right hand drive cars) down by your feet. If pulling the lever is not working, pull the lever, and get a second person to gently thump the bonnet in the middle at the front. This MIGHT shake the lock free if it’s a bit stiff. Remember to lube the lock if this works. Wiki User
What to do if the bonnet catch won’t release?
Get someone to put pressure on the bonnet while you pull, other wise its long nose pliers on the cable in front of the lever. Cool I’ll give that a go, thanks Mitch. Fingers crossed guys!!! this is what i do…… Once you have it open you should find the bolt/screw that holds the outer sleeve dowm.
What’s the cable on the top of the bonnet for?
Afraid i don’t but it is obvious when you open the bonnet. near to where the bonnet latches you will see the cable on the top of the slam panel. Either an 8mm (iirc) or cross head driver to slacken/tighten.