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How do I open the engine compartment on a 82 Mondial if the

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how do I open the engine compartment on a 82 Mondial if the pulling cable does not work?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Matt replied 4 months ago.

Hello

if the cable has stretched but not broken then I'd suggest to use some mole grips or other heavy duty pliers to grip the cable just behind the plastic pull handle in the cabin and pull on the cable directly with the pliers

at the same time have your assistant press lightly down on the cover in the area of the latch to take pressure off the lock and encourage it to release

Expert:  Matt replied 4 months ago.

Hi

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