How To Open Honda Civic Hood With Broken Cable. (less commonly, your interior release latch could be broken.) Use a pair of needle nose pliers and pull the cable to open the hoodim assumeing the plastic cable lever snapped or broke off.
Have someone else push down on hood, just above the latch. May be the cable is broken but have no way to tell. If theres no tension then your cable is broken or your hood release mechanism is either broken or stuck.
Now I Have My Cable Run Inside The Engine Bay Out Of Reach.
If it breaks you will no longer be able to open the hood using the hood release in the inside of the car, which will be problematic the next time you have to enter the engine bay. In order to open the hood in this. Pull the tube as some one pushes down on the hood.
(Less Commonly, Your Interior Release Latch Could Be Broken.)
I'll show you how to do it for a fraction of the cost.hood cable part number : Use wire cutters to cut the plug off, and pull out the cable completely. Getting at the latch requires removal the drivers side wheel well the cable runs through the fender lining.
After Removing The Lining You Will See The Plastic Tube Which The Cable Runs Through.
A second person pulls on the hood release and holds the cable pulled. My cable to open my hood is broken now my hood will not open its a 1994 honda civic. The hood latch on any car is used to connect the hood release cable to the hood locking mechanism.
If The Hood Opens, Your Cable May Have Slipped Or Stretched.
Now, move the latch up and down until it fits flush between the fenders and the top of the hood while the hood is pressed upward. Slide under car in front center and slightly on the driver's side. If theres no tension then your cable is broken or your hood release mechanism is either broken or stuck.
This Means That The End Of The Cable Has Reached The Wheel Well, And The Rubber Plug Of The Firewall Has Stopped It.
Tug gently on this cable and see what happens: Use a pair of needle nose pliers and pull the cable to open the hoodim assumeing the plastic cable lever snapped or broke off. Push down on the hood where the hood latch is located and hold the hood down.