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Cris

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how to open the hood
« on: March 23, 2008, 05:52:44 PM »
I have just aquired a 76'.  How do I open the hood? ???

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Re: how to open the hood
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2008, 06:50:46 PM »
There should be a cable pull under the dahsboard on the far left.

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Re: how to open the hood
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2008, 09:11:19 AM »
I see it, and have  pulled it, but it must be stuck. Anyway to lubricate it?
Thanks
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Re: how to open the hood
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2008, 09:50:19 AM »
Get someone to help you by pushing down lightly on the hood when you pull the handle.  Not too hard or you'll bend the hood.  That might release the latch.
 
Then there should be secondary latch inside the hood (by your right hand facing the car) that you need to push to get the hood to lift open. You can adjust and lubricate it with some white grease once open.

If still stuck or the cable has come loose from its attachment, you might have to do something more drastic reaching through the grille, but let's hope pushing down on it will help.

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Cris

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Re: how to open the hood
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2008, 03:20:05 PM »
Got it open Thank you Very much!!!!!!!!
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