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Went to pop the bonnet tonight to put in some screen wash, and pulled the lever clean off :palm: would try to prise open the catch with a flat blade but don't want to damage the grill. Anyone had this happen before, and is it an easy fix?
 

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Sure it's not just the lever come off the cable? Not sure where it is or design on your car, but have you looked properly to seeifyou can see the cable? Usually a little indent on the handle, works abit like a throttle body
 

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Yeah I tried tugging at it, but it was really slack and felt really limp, almost as though it's become detached! Ill have a better look in daylight tomorrow, I just haven't heard of this happening often
 

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If you can get on the cable and bonnet won't release get someone to give the bonnet a tap as your pulling cable it will help it release
 

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Get somebody to pull on the cable with some pliers, whilst you try to bounce the bonnet at the tip. It'll open.

EDIT: What ^he^ said
 
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If you can pull the cable hard enough, you'll either open the bonnet or pull through the snapped cable, either way one has to happen eventually.
 
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I suppose this just gives more lean toward the fact women should not be in a cars bonnet and should leave it to men :shocked:
 

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Don't start! It's not a battle of the sexes, it's asking some advice. I'm not as clueless as lip smoker, and he wasn't female.
 

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Least one person got a thanks:shocked:
 
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Didn't thank you all, would have looked needy and uncool. I'm willing to drop my cool to avoid a vag rage though :)
 

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Didn't thank you all, would have looked needy and uncool. I'm willing to drop my cool to avoid a vag rage though :)
:laugh: Was oly messing :thumbs_up:
 

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You just pull too hard and break. Br gentle
 

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Yeah I tried tugging at it, but it was really slack and felt really limp, almost as though it's become detached! Ill have a better look in daylight tomorrow, I just haven't heard of this happening often
no one else find this bit funny :laugh: ? or am i just a dirty *******?
 

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So after a kind visit from Samo, this has now been fixed! Although he nearly made it worse, and I ended up fixing it :laugh:
 

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Samo fixed something :0
 
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