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how do i replace the hood release cable in a chevy s10 pickup

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how do i replace the hood release cable in a chevy s10 pickup
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: GM
Expert:  DanielJones replied 8 years ago.
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
2000 s10 4.3 engine
Expert:  DanielJones replied 8 years ago.
Removal Procedure

    Object Number: 1558  Size: SH

  1. Open and support the hood.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Remove the windshield wiper washer reservoir.
  4. Remove the screws securing the underhood fuse block in order to pull the unit away from the fender.
  5. Remove the cruise control module.
  6. Important: Block the hood latch in order to prevent the hood from locking until you have installed the hood latch release cable.

  7. Disconnect the hood latch cable from the primary latch assembly.
  8. Use a flat-bladed tool in order to release the clip and lift the cable assembly from the primary latch.

  9. In order to aid in installation, tie a mechanic's wire to the end of the cable.

  10. Object Number: 608192  Size: SH

  11. Remove the clips that retain the hood release cable.
  12. Pry open the clips with a flat-bladed tool.

  13. Pull the cable back through the opening between the radiator support and the left fender.
  14. Pull the cable back from behind the antilock brake module.

  15. Object Number: 608191  Size: SH

  16. Remove the body hinge trim panel.
  17. Remove the park brake pedal assembly.
  18. Remove the hood release cable grommet.
  19. Remove the adhesive tape securing the release cable to the side of the cowl.
  20. Remove the hood release cable and the lever bolts from the cowl side panel.
  21. Remove the hood latch cable assembly from the vehicle.
  22. Guide the cable through the cowl panel underneath the instrument panel from the inside of the vehicle.

Installation Procedure


    Object Number: 594019  Size: SH

  1. Transfer the mechanics wire to the new cable.
  2. Guide the cable through the cowl panel underneath the instrument panel from the inside of the vehicle.
  3. Guide the cable along the left fender behind the antilock brake module, the underhood fuse block, and the windshield wiper/washer reservoir.
  4. Route the cable around the end of the radiator support.
  5. Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in the Preface section.


    Object Number: 608191  Size: SH

  6. Install the hood release cable and the lever bolts to the cowl side panel.
  7.  

    Tighten
    Tighten the hood release cable and the lever bolts to 9 N·m (80 lb in).

  8. Secure the release cable to the side of the cowl with adhesive tape.

  9. Object Number: 608192  Size: SH

  10. Install the hood release cable to the retaining clips.

  11. Object Number: 302984  Size: SH

  12. Install the hood release cable grommet.

  13. Object Number: 1558  Size: SH

  14. Install the hood latch cable to the latch.
  15. Install the park brake pedal assembly.
  16. Install the body hinge pillar trim panel.
  17. Install the cruise control module.
  18. Install the screws securing the underhood fuse block.
  19. Install the windshield wiper/washer reservoir.
  20. Connect the negative battery cable.
  21. Inspect the hood latch release cable for proper operation.
  22. Close the hood.

 

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