To better assist you is your model a Limited or SR5. Also please tell me your engine size in liter.
Have you tried pulling on the cable and having someone gentle with the side of the fist rapidly hit, (again - not hard enough to dent - you are jarring it) the top of the hood above the latch?
Also try pressing down on the hood above the latch are and pull the release then pull up.
Also try pressing down on the hood above the latch and try hitting as above the hood then see if it pops up.
Are you able to spray penetrating lubricant on the latch from the grill area?
Sunday, March 1st, 2009 AT 6:16 PM