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Sign in to report inappropriate content. ibcar18 2,702 views 1:42 HOOD RELEASE CABLE REPLACEMENT - Duration: 6:40. It was 20 degrees out side when we did this and my dad let the truck sit outside for 6 months in PA. We did this as well. navigate here

Question about 1998 Explorer 1 Answer Hood latch 1998 ford explorer sport hood latch 1998 ford explorer sport hood latch is stuck in closed position I have tried everything pushing down Thanks snorindad View Public Profile View Gallery Find all posts by snorindad #2 04-17-2011, 08:51 PM justforkicks Posting Guru Join Date: Mar 2009 Location: Alston, MI Posts: 1,357 Learn more You're viewing YouTube in English (United Kingdom). Any help would be appreciated.

Ford Explorer Hood Latch Won't Close

I have lubed the crap out of the latch and cable, but it makes little difference. snorindad View Public Profile View Gallery Find all posts by snorindad Related Topics Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post hood latch pic from top? Looking for suggestions on how to get it open can barley see the latch between the grill and hood. It's the latch to the right of that one that's bound up.

Rating is available when the video has been rented. You may need a new cable or just some lube such as wd-40 or pb blaster. did it work the way i said or u figured out another way SeriousBiznes, February 1, 2010 #16 tgirl New Member Joined: July 3, 2012 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0 How To Open Car Hood If Latch Is Broken You have to push your fingers inside the engine compartment and move the lock to the left and then the hood will open fully.

Your support is greatly appreciated. Sometimes a long screwdriver will reach to move the latch, but if you manage to get that far, push down on the hood at the same time to relieve the pressure Thank you all for your input I do appreciate it. I stopped and asked a guy at the supermarket if I could look at his Explorer!!

Thanks I'm sure you already know this but the cable release in the cab only unhooks the hood. 1998 Ford Explorer Hood Latch Diagram FordTechMakuloco 83,480 views 4:56 HOW TO MAKE YOUR HOOD ACTUALLY OPEN AND CLOSE !!! - Duration: 6:09. I'm new here my self...lol SeriousBiznes, January 12, 2010 #4 SeriousBiznes New Member Joined: December 29, 2009 Messages: 8 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 0 City, State: Fort Wayne, IN But it wont even let me pop open the hood! 2 answers 07 will not start 56000 miles nothing works the hood wont even open but the security system is working!

2001 Ford Explorer Hood Latch Stuck

Just cut it and tie the new one on. If you can't quite understand where this all is go to a wreckers and look at one or, do what I did.. Ford Explorer Hood Latch Won't Close If you don't find out how to open it By the morning I'll post some pics of where to pop it at thru the grill. 2002 Ford Explorer Hood Latch Stuck If you don't find out how to open it By the morning I'll post some pics of where to pop it at thru the grill.Click to expand...

Another idea before going to the junk yard is to cut the one you have shorter and reattach it since is stretched. http://bookread.org/ford-explorer/2012-ford-explorer-key-fob-not-working.html California ChapterColorado ChapterHawaii ChapterIdaho ChapterMontana ChapterNevada ChapterOregon ChapterUtah ChapterWyoming ChapterWashington ChapterCanadian National ChapterAlberta ChapterBritish ColumbiaManitoba / Saskatchewan ChapterNova ScotiaOntario ChapterTestTesting..... JoeTheAutoGuy 116,009 views 3:27 Open Car Hood - All Cars - Duration: 2:07. 2CarPros 159,271 views 2:07 Broken Hood Latch Cable How do I open my hood now? how do i manually open it? Ford F250 Hood Latch Stuck

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Working... 2004 Ford Explorer Hood Wont Open Loading... if the release mechanism itself is broken, you'll have to try and sneak in a pick or something to slide the release over to get the hood open.

Can manually move the hood release but think the secondary is wedged.

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Any help? 1996 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT SUV - Maintenance & Repair hood wont open 2 answers How can I open it? 2001 Ford Explorer Sport 2WD - Maintenance & skip0110 84,898 views 1:54 Loading more suggestions... If it feels soft, the cable inside the insulation probably broke. weblink Elite Explorer members see practically no ads, add your own profile photo, upload photo attachments directly to your posts and Media Gallery, create more private Conversations, and more.

There is a latch-lever with a hole in it where the cable is threaded through then tied off into a loop. sorry about that ...the site has been having issues with chat ...you can ask me in this Q&A format though. BroncoBeast13 7,934 views 6:24 How to open a stuck or broken Ford Truck hood latch. - Duration: 3:09. Customer: Shawn and 3 other Ford Specialists are ready to help you Ask your own question now Expert: Shawn replied4 years ago.

or is there a way to get a hold of it through the grill? Learn more You're viewing YouTube in English (United Kingdom). Once up, I just lubed the latch and works perfect now. I replaced it with a Motorcraft cable.

Loading... pulling the hood release inside off is less labor intensive and you'll know right away what's wrong with it. Gallery Tools Tire Rim Calculator Vin Decoder Live Feed Marketplace Vendor Directory Become a Vendor Member Marketplace Vendor Marketplace Site Store New Posts How-Tos All All Threads Posts Advanced Ford Then I pushed down again and the hood popped up to the secondary latch.

or it's affiliates. assertivecrystalgg45 2,280,040 views 2:23 how to open hood from outside when cable breaks - Duration: 1:17. Close Yes, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable. Popped the hood open on the release using a screw driver, took the release mechanism off and had a buddy pull the wire while I watch and it looked like the