the latches close around the hooks on the hood again. Opening the hood of your car is easy if the latch and latch cable work. Okay, I've got a 1998 Volvo V70 that takes two people to open the hood. When you pull the release on the inside, it unlatches but the hood won't pop open the inch or two until it reaches the safety latch. Next Last. Engage the hood release from the inside of your vehicle. Oct 16, 2013 #11 Pull or press it and it should lift the hood 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5.1 cm) without completely disconnecting it from the latch. In this guide, you will learn about common problems that can get your Honda hood stuck. The bonnet will open if the cable is attached to the latch. If you can’t open the front lock, get to the bonnet from below. In most cases, it's underneath the dashboard left of the steering column. Longtime reader first time registrant/poster. Go. how do i get it open??? This tutorial will show how to get your Honda hood open. when i pull the lever there is a small pop but then the hood is still closed. Discussion Starter • #1 • Oct 19, 2007. i've got a 2002 sdime and my hood won't open. Contact a repair service if your bonnet still won’t open after following these steps. Heres what happened. Joined Oct 19, 2012 Messages 6,218 Reaction score 0 Points 51 Location Redditch. The coolant light came on and a fuse blew on my way home from the gym, decided to try and fix and the hood wouldn't open. 1; 2; 3; Next. 1,285 Posts . First Prev 2 of 3 Go to page. Bonnet won't open ! If not, you can run into headaches getting it to open. Opening the bonnet Lift the bonnet, helping it up, and it will rest in position with the help of struts. Discussion Starter • #1 • Oct 7, 2017. Discussion Starter • #1 • Apr 16, 2009. To open the bonnet, pull the handle 1. I successfully opened the front hood and rear trunk of my 2002 Boxster using the: (1) 'Sears DieHard Portable Power 750 with 12 Volt Outlet and Light 71486' hooked to a (2) 'Wagan EL9796 Easy Quick Jumper In-Car (i.e. 23 Posts . 8 Posts . Therefor, when you release the release (?) We will show you how to open the hood on your Honda even if the cable is stuck or broken. Unlocking the bonnet catch To open, push tab 2 to the left as you open the bonnet. Ideas please. It is not uncommon that your Honda Accord or Civic's hood gets stuck and won't open. It pops up when the release is pulled but I can't really open it past that point. Hi Today I was fixing a problem with my wipers, under the bonnet. Following a service at the w/e my son noticed the water expansion tank was leaking from one of the small upper pipes. Welcome on Users Guides page - Kangoo Z.E. my buddy had the same problem! plugs into cigarette lighter socket) Jumpstarter' and was able to open hood/trunk within 60 seconds. 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