hood latch release broke on 1990 Subaru Legacy

When I pulled the hood release latch under my dash in my '90 legacy i heard a snap and a piece of plastic fell down now I'm getting no redidtance when I pull on the release and the hood is not opening is there any way to get around this?

by in Fairbanks, AK on January 05, 2009
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ANSWER by , January 05, 2009
You can grab the cable with a vise grip and pull and release the hood but you will need to purchase a Hood release cable from the dealer or the internet ( parts.com ) and have a body shop change it.