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Hood release failure...cant get to release manually

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Hood release failure...cant get to release manually

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Audi Mechanic: Chris (aka - Moose), Technician replied 3 months ago
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When you pull the release under the dash does it feel to easy or normal?

Have you tried someone smacking the hood above the latch or pulling up on the hood at the latch while pulling the release in the cab?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
tried all the above....I have removed from grill for access...still cant find the release lever
Audi Mechanic: Chris (aka - Moose), Technician replied 3 months ago

Can I get the year, make, model?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
2005 Audi A6 Quattro
Audi Mechanic: Chris (aka - Moose), Technician replied 3 months ago

See if you can get a tool in under the hood to get to the latch bolts to remove them. You may have to flex the air deflector out of the way. I can not recall if there are only 2 bolts or 3. If you can get it unbolted then raise the hood up a bit to release the latch from the hood. Below is an image.

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