Andy5112405 Senior member. 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. Ideas please. Contact a repair service if your bonnet still won’t open after following these steps. Opening the bonnet Lift the bonnet, helping it up, and it will rest in position with the help of struts. when i pull the lever there is a small pop but then the hood is still closed. In most cases, it's underneath the dashboard left of the steering column. Following a service at the w/e my son noticed the water expansion tank was leaking from one of the small upper pipes. If your car requires a release to open, locate it within your vehicle. First Prev 2 of 3 Go to page. In this guide, you will learn about common problems that can get your Honda hood stuck. Bonnet won't open ! Therefor, when you release the release (?) Oct 16, 2013 #11 Discussion Starter • #1 • Apr 16, 2009. If you can’t open the front lock, get to the bonnet from below. Potential problems include a broken latch or latch cable, a latch that didn't close properly, or a release handle that might have come off. We will show you how to open the hood on your Honda even if the cable is stuck or broken. plugs into cigarette lighter socket) Jumpstarter' and was able to open hood/trunk within 60 seconds. Opening the hood of your car is easy if the latch and latch cable work. my buddy had the same problem! Joined Oct 19, 2012 Messages 6,218 Reaction score 0 Points 51 Location Redditch. Next Last. 1,285 Posts . 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. the latches close around the hooks on the hood again. Hi all, (I have searched and read 4 or 5 threads.) Okay, I've got a 1998 Volvo V70 that takes two people to open the hood. Go. This tutorial will show how to get your Honda hood open. Discussion Starter • #1 • Oct 7, 2017. Hi Today I was fixing a problem with my wipers, under the bonnet. 8 Posts . If not, you can run into headaches getting it to open. 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. You guessed it, we touched it and it fell off!! Before you start, read the vehicle operating manual. To open the bonnet, pull the handle 1. Welcome on Users Guides page - Kangoo Z.E. It helps to have two people to open a stuck hood. It pops up when the release is pulled but I can't really open it past that point. Jack up your car and try to grip the latch or cable with pliers. 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. The bonnet will open if the cable is attached to the latch. 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