accessing hood when dash cable is broken
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1996 Honda Accord Question: whats the easiest way to open hood when under dash release cabe is broken?
Answer #1patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, June 17, 2009, 22:03Master
If the plastic lever/hinge breaks under neath the dash you need to grab what remains of the release cable with a vise grips or pliers. If the cable is actually broken or detached up at the hood end it is a lot more difficult to open as you have no access.