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Peter Bagley
Peter Bagley, Toyota mastertech
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I replaced the hood release cable, but now the hood is

Customer Question

Hi! I replaced the hood release cable, but now the hood is stuck, how can I unlock it? Thanks
JA: Do you hear a thunk when you pull the lever?
Customer: I can hear the cable moving, no thunk
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: 2001 Sequoia
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I would like to fix myself, is there a manual release?
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Had no real problems installing so why it won't release is a puzzle
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Peter Bagley replied 5 months ago.

hello my name is ***** ***** thank you for allowing me to try and help you. when you pull the new cable does it pull out too easy or not at all? try have some one pull it and you bounce the hood right where the latch is

if that don't work you may have to lift the vehicle up at the front to take off any under sheild so you can access the latch from under the vehicle and use a long screw driver to release it hope this helps and good luck

Expert:  Peter Bagley replied 5 months ago.

Just checking in. Have you tried what I suggested yet and how you going? DO YOU NEED FURTHER ASSISTANCE?

Expert:  Peter Bagley replied 5 months ago.

Checking on your progress to see if you need further assistance.