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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
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The the hood to the engine compartment is not opening when

Customer Question

the the hood to the engine compartment is not opening when in pull the lever
JA: Do you hear a thunk when you pull the lever?
Customer: no
JA: What is the model/year of your Porsche?
Customer: 1999 996
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: im not i just wanted to check the oil
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: noop!
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Porsche
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 6 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

There are several things that you could have going on. You may have a bad latch, cable, the hood my just need some help releasing.

Have you had a helper pull up on the hood while you pull the cable?