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Hello again!
I'm the guy with the Ford F-250 with the stuck hood.
I finally managed to remove the hood latch, and I found out the problem: lack of lubrication! The hood latch cable was fine, but even if it released the locking device, the latch was stuck because of rust! So the blame is on me, neglecting this part for service!
It was rather tricky to remove the bolts from their positions under the hood, but I bought a high quality 3/8" Stahlwille socket set and it did the job.
New fully charged batteries and bang, there it started after a few attempts.
But there are still more to do, so I'll be back for your advice later.
Thank you very much so far!
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Ford Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 7 months ago
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