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Our car needs to be moved cleaning. Car is dead and hood

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Customer: Our car needs to be moved for street cleaning. Car is dead and hood won't open. We are trying to pull cable from inside driver's side no luck.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: Battery needs to be charged. Hood will not open. 2005 MDX
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Acura
Expert:  HONDASERVICE7791 replied 1 year ago.

you need to grasp the hood release cable with a pair of pliers.

the handle plastic part has broken apart

Expert:  HONDASERVICE7791 replied 1 year ago.

you should be able to get the hood open then. have some one pull up on the hood from in front also