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Can't open the bonnet!

Discussion in 'Car Repairs / Maintenance' started by bodminman, 5 Feb 2007.

  1. bodminman

    bodminman

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    Hi there,

    please help me someone!

    I have a M reg Renault Laguna of which I need to get under the bonnet. However I cannot get the bonnet open! Basically when I pull the bonnet release leaver it feels very tight and nothing happens ie the bonnet doesn't release. Is there a way round this?

    Thanks
    Cameron
     
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  3. masona

    masona

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    Sometime it help if another person pushing onto the bonnet up & down while the lever is being pull at the same time, others may know better
     
  4. ^neo^

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    They have a stupid design with 2 catches on them (one either side of bonnet) and a cable joining them together, which pops off.
    It is possible to flick the catches open with a long screwdriver and a torch through the grill, but its a frustrating job!
    You'll probably find its the passenger side which is causing the problem.
     
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