HOOD RELEASE

  • Tiny
  • Sandra Cooper
  • 2000 Volvo S70

If the hood release breaks, how else can I open the hood on a volvo s70

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Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 AT 4:50 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Docfixit
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Unfortunatly the manufactures don't provide an ALT way. Usually end up removing front grill ect. Did handle break or did cable and pulled out handle with couple feet of line?

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Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 AT 5:07 PM
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The cable broke away from the handle

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Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 AT 5:19 PM
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You may be able to cut cable sheath back and grab steel cable with Vise Grips and open

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Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 AT 5:27 PM
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Is the cable sheath inside the car. Will I have to remove the dash

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Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 AT 5:52 PM
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Where handle was is where cable sheath attaches to bracket

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Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 AT 5:54 PM

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