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2008 accent Hood release cable is loose inside car u can move the inner cable back forth doesn't release the hood How can I get the hood to open

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I would try to hold the cable housing back/( maybe with pliers if need be) and release the hood.
then with the hood open, find out where the slack is coming from.
go from there,

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