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Re: Are they always this mad?!
On Thu, 2 May 1996 Rndballr@aol.com wrote:
> Aloog with the parking brake,steering pump and sunroof noises, now the hood
> release cable snapped. It broke right by the handle, and slid into the
> plastic insulation. So two questions, how do I open the hood and once I get
> it open how do I replace it? I hope the Audi gods are appeased once I get
> through this little episode! TIA for the suggestions!
Geez... this is like the twilight zone... My hood cable and e-brake cable
broke on me this past weekend too!
WRT to hood cable... Mine was fortunate enough to brake near the handle.
So I cut back the black housing until I found new cable, put on a pair of
vice grips and yanked. It opened, at which point I put in the new cable.
It took all of 10 minutes.
If it didnt break where you can do this, take a long screwdriver, poke it
through the grill and manually push over the releases. I had to do this
once I put in the new cable, it was adjusted wrong! Argh!
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