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Open hood with pull cable.

Discussion in 'Ford Ranger - Mazda B-Series Forum' started by kleenchanze, November 19, 2008.

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  1. kleenchanze

    kleenchanze New Member

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    I have recently came across a problem with my '95 Ranger XLT. My battery plugs have been a little messy and have not replaced them yet. To fix my truck from not starting, I would just take off the negative and positive cables, clean them, and put them back on and the truck would start. But I guess Ive pulled on the "Hood release" too many times and have outstretched the hood cable, and I am no longer able to pop my hood. Does anyone have any other solutions on getting my hood popped?

    Ive tried taking a pair of pliers to the cable and pulling on it, but the cable is about to snap.

    Any help is well appreciated!!!!
     
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  3. Tbars4

    Tbars4 Moderator Emeritus Elite In Memoriam

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    ...You should be able to pull your grill and access the latch and cable from there..:dunno:

    ...Once you get it open, check and make sure every one of your plastic clips that holds that cable are secure...It only takes 1-2 broken clips before you can't open the hood..;)..Good Luck..

    EDIT:...You do not need to pull the grill nor would you be able to without opening the hood...I can easily access my cable thru the grill at the latch..;)
     
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    ...:scratch:...Just curious but I noticed this was moved from the "Ranger Forum" to the "Stock '95-01 Explorer" section...:dunno:
     
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