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Bonnet release cable snapped how do i open the bonnet

Discussion in 'VR - VS Holden Commodore (1993 - 1997)' started by S-Pac_Sam, Aug 5, 2006.

  1. S-Pac_Sam

    S-Pac_Sam Constantly Sideways!

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    hey all,
    went to check my oil this morning and as i pulled the release lever the tension disappeared just touching it and now the lever is loose as.

    how do i get my bonnet open?
     
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    If you can get in tight at the front you might be able to do something from in front of the Radiator. I mean you might be able to get a screwdriver up there and release it or something. If your in the NRMA or your states equivlant give them a ring.
     
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    Last time I did that, had to do it on the ex's parents VT which had flat battery (car was full dead locked)

    Managed to get up inside from under the car and pulled the release with a screw driver.
     
  4. AdamIan69

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    I did the same thing on my VN, i just reached up from under the car, and pulled on the cable from in front of the radiator.
     
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    gc08wgn Donating Member

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    big bladed screw driver and unscrew the bonnet peg but b4 you do that just pull kick panel off and check if you haven't just broken the handle for the release plastic usually brakes b4 metal
     
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    screw driver and patience try pop it from the front
     
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    vn_v6 Blumpkin

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    a brick, and a good throwing hand, pick cheapest window (not windscreen :) )
     
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    I didnt know the bonnet had windows and a windscreen.Must be so you can see the engine from the outside.You learn something new every day.
     
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    Brucefromruse CRAVEN MOORHEAD

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