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How can i open my stuck hood on my pt cruiser '02?

Hood stuck, broken latch, cable cord sticking out

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I just used a flat head screwdriver and went in through the grill... one opening from top. Vertically placed screwdriver just behind where latch cable enters hood latch. (Looks like a "J" shape metal part). I placed minimal pressure pushing handle toward passenger side and hood released right away. Just did this 5 min ago after interior latch release broke off.

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SOURCE: Stuck hood latch on 1996 chrysler concorde- Possible broken cable

take off the left front wheel and fender well. slice off the hood cable insulation get a hook too pull the wire have a buddy pull up on the hood while doing this. Should pop open then hope this helps u out.

Posted on Nov 23, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a 1993 chrysler concorde and the hood

if it broke right after the release handle,you can cut some of the housing plastic away to pull the cable with pliers,

Posted on Dec 26, 2009

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SOURCE: how do i open the hood on a 2000 chrysler concorde

You must go through the front grill. If you cant do that try under the front of the car so you can reach the latch

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