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Bonnet cable Stuck?? A3 8p

aterro Jan 27, 2012

  1. aterro

    aterro S3 YO

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    As above

    the handle pushes up but wont click the bonnet up

    so took the cable off handle side
    and pulled it, and still wont pop the bonnet up

    the cable hasnt snapped

    any ideas?(something stuck in bonnet mech in engine bay)?

    How can i open it?

    Advice Please?

    thanks
     
  2. J.R.

    J.R. "Started From The Bottom" VCDS Map User

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    I've had this happen to my car many times.....

    you need to get underneath the car and get a long metal rod and try and push open the lock from underneath.
     
  3. aterro

    aterro S3 YO

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    Can you actually touch the rod with the pipe yep? or very hard too but capable with alot of moving?

    (hopefully its as easy as it sounds)

    cheers
     
  4. J.R.

    J.R. "Started From The Bottom" VCDS Map User

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    Yes you can ....Somebody done it for me twice.
     
  5. aterro

    aterro S3 YO

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    I couldn't lol
    Had to cut grill.
    :(
     

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