hood won't open

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That's what you get for buying a Chevy, LOL. But in all seriousness, give the hood a slap on top of the hood by the latch. I think your latch is just a bit stuck. Think of how Fonzi on Happy Days used to start the juke box.
 

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If you push down on the hood, does the catch re-catch itself where the hood release is under pressure again?

Can you lift the hood at all manually?

I have a K-5 too.:D
 

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Your release cable may be broken at the front, and not really releasing the latch properly. We used to make hook tools out of discarded antennae to reach in there and open them up. A somewhat time-consuming and nerve-wracking job.

Bring it down to Visalia and I could try to get it open for you.
 
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If you push down on the hood, does the catch re-catch itself where the hood release is under pressure again?

Can you lift the hood at all manually?

I have a K-5 too.:D


the hood isn't budging...it is not releasing it at all...the cable might be broken but i can feel that "pop" when i pull it...so guessing it is just stuck really bad.
 

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i took it down to the oil change place to see if they had any ideas...the guy walked out...tapped it 2 times and it popped open...i am not mechanically inclined:bang:


Nor at making up a more imaginative story!:p

What was that old commercial where the guy says something like "I've got three of my best men on it" and then the camera shows three guys sitting on the hood!

Was the guy at least named Bubba?

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ok bill i have a 92 blazer the trick is pull the release youll hear pop...go to the hood just where the hood meets the top of grill area give a slite strike with the palm of your hand (fonzie) just to the right of center should open mine does this about 3 or 4 times a year...

james
 

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