Honda Civic Problem Report

Honda Civic Hood Release Cable May Break at Handle

(213 reports)

On some models the hood release cable breaks at the hood release handle.

The plastic part broke off the cable but the cable is intact. I now carry vise grip pliers in the car to open the hood. You will need to push the cable back in for the hood latch to catch. -
Handle broke and I now use a vice grips to open the hood. -
i went to pull the handle to open the hood and it broke now i have to use pliers to pull open the hood -
Broken handle on hood release cable. Replaced with dealer part . Cost about $25.00 & 2 hours of my labor. -
I use a pair of pliers to pop the hood now. Would need to replace whole cable haven't gotten around to doing it. -
use pliers to open hood -
Upon trying to open the hood release it broke. We have not resolved this problem. When we want to open the hood we use plyers. -
Hood release plastic handle broke off flush with cable end. Replaced it with home made metal tab. No more problem. -
Not fixed. I open trunk and pull wire cable on right that a mechanic found. This pops open the gas cap. -
no habre el capo -
Handle broke off hood latch release -
Hood release cable broke at handle -
I have to use a pliers to open the hood becuse the handle broke -
Handle has broken, but I can still pull the metal rod with my right hand causing the hood latch to release. Cable ties broken on the first try and are not recommended as a temporary fix. I have yet to replace the handle. -
Went to pop the hood, the release handle broke clean off...I have to use pliers to open the hood. -
hood release tab broken off. i use vise grips to pop hood, -
Release Cable broke. Never fixed it because soon the transmission failed. -
(Mileage estimated) The handle inside the cabin came off with my hand when I wanted to open it -
hood latch brook at handle. -
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