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Hood latch broken

(2002 BMW 745i)
in Milpitas, CA on June 06, 2010
The hood release latch inside the car isn't working. How can I manually open the hood if that latch is broken?
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on June 07, 2010
best to confirm, i have had the bowden cable break at the lever on the inside of the car, but if cable has completely snapped and it is confirmed, easiest way i have done it is by destroying one of the kidney grilles and operating the latch.

i have seen others removing radiators and such from underneath, but you could be spending countless hours any other way
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