[V8] Can't open hood
lorberg at adelphia.net
Mon Jan 12 19:46:11 EST 2004
Not opening at all...........secondary latch was never great either but it's
definitely the main cable that runs to the driver's footwell....
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff Goldberg" <jgoldberg at ntelos.net>
To: "@V8 list" <v8 at audifans.com>
Sent: Monday, January 12, 2004 7:29 PM
Subject: RE: [V8] Can't open hood
> Not opening at all, or secondary latch at the hood not working?
> I had trouble with the secondary latch. The little plastic pivot point
> broke off, causing the handle to fall free. I hooked the secondary latch
> coat hanger and opened the hood. I drilled through the plastic housing
> handle and installed a small bolt to act as the pivot point.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: v8-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:v8-bounces at audifans.com]On Behalf
> > Of Gunter
> > Sent: Monday, January 12, 2004 6:53 PM
> > To: v8 at audifans.com
> > Subject: [V8] Can't open hood
> > I feel foolish but...........
> > Hood release cable no longer operational. I did the TB a month ago
> > and loosened the cable when removing the front end............likely
> > didn't take enough care to properly secure the "cable fastener" when
> > reassembling.......was OK up until yesterday.........probably
> > Is there an easy way to solve my problem?
> > After this, I plan to go back to mechanics 101..........no, maybe
> > grade school.
> > Gunter
> > 1990 V8 Q, Cleveland
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