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SamsAutoShop 7,609 views 2:44 HOW TO OPEN YOUR LOCKED HOOD WITH A BROKEN LATCH AND RELEASE CABLE - Duration: 6:27. as it happens it now wont re open the bonnet when it was fine before just stiff!! Any advice on how to get the hood open so I can fix? Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... navigate to this website

The experience I had with this was on a 55 plate A3 sportback. Alternative fix! (not long screwdriver method) Thread Tools Show Printable Version Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode 06-29-200712:58 AM #1 cjonesgo View Profile View Forum Posts Alternative fix! (not long screwdriver method) Damn I could of used this the other day I freaking hade to remove the lower belly pan and then remove the bumper then do Is there any way to open the hood besides the release? http://www.audi-sport.net/xf/threads/urgent-help-bonnet-wont-open-any-other-way-8p-s3.123451/

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When you eventually get it open, give inside the mechanism a good spray with WD40 as they seem to get filled with gunk and stick in the shut/open position. Give it a few test runs while you still have the grill out. Cheers for the advice. Thanks!

I tried a squirt of the good stuff but it still won't close.Any ideas on what to try next, bearing in mind I'm at work in Bristol and have VERY limited I tried a squirt of the good stuff but it still won't close.Any ideas on what to try next, bearing in mind I'm at work in Bristol and have VERY limited Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: About Advertising About Us Blog Careers News & Media Help Contact FAQ Partners Privacy Policy Terms Community Forums Recent Q&A Top Experts Audi A3 2004 Bonnet Wont Open Joined: Apr 26, 2012 Messages: 1,399 Likes Received: 222 Mine was like this an I managed to open it with the use of lots of WD40 and someone pressing on the

All rights reserved. I don't want to yank at it too much because I will break it. grease the catch..

It was very hard to see, but I broke off the head of an old 2 iron and used the golf club shaft to get up in there.

Ibis white Revo S3 and now matching Vivaro LWB HR 2900 Many people are alive because its illegal to shoot them. #4 paddy, Jul 3, 2011 Boydie Boycie VCDS Map User Audi A3 Bonnet Cable Broken Getting Started Prepare for the repair 2. The above method might be for is the cable breaks? Thread Tools March 23rd, 2010, 16:46 #1 YECKNOFA Newbie Join Date: Nov 2009 Location: Cape Cod TDI(s): Jetta The hood latch (or cable) broke!

Audi A3 Bonnet Wont Open

Good luck. __________________ 2007 A3 2.0T 6MT S-line - Wife's 2001 A8L 4.2 - Dad's 1980 300SD Benz - Mine #8 06-12-2009, 10:31 AM Myst420 1st Gear 2002 Audi http://forums.tdiclub.com/showthread.php?t=277219 Care to buy us a beer? Audi A3 Bonnet Cable Snapped glad you got in there. Audi A3 Bonnet Release Cable Quick Navigation Home About Forums Term, Conditions & Rules Contact Open the Quick Navigation Like us on Facebook audi-sport.net Buy us a beer!

Thanks! #2 06-10-2009, 07:04 PM ladybird Junior Member Garage is empty, add now Join Date: Jun 2009 Posts: 2 Problem solved! #3 06-10-2009, 07:23 PM Myst420 useful reference Any comments made throughout this website, are the views of the respective poster, and in no way represent the views of the VW Audi Forum Administration, or the worldwide Volkswagen & Ray Berry 848 views 1:29 Loading more suggestions... My ProfileMy PreferencesMy Mates SearchMy StuffWhat's New: 3: 12: 24: 72 Bonnet catch not working - Help please! Audi A3 Bonnet Wont Close

The part cost only 1.66 from vw and once you strip it down and take the plastic covering off it's fairly easy to get at and sort. Khufu Well-Known Member Joined: Jan 2, 2003 Messages: 5,705 Likes Received: 31 Yup, need to try to work it as mentioned above. Don't think I'm ever going to sell it. my review here GLInick 23,972 views 0:45 Audi A4 hood repair - Duration: 5:41.

ThursdayNext 1 posts 66 months [report] [news]Thursday 2nd June 2011 Wanted to register to say thanks to you guys for the tips. Vw Polo Bonnet Not Opening Use a short 10mm open end wrench and a lot of patients. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

I've been trying to do this all night and would really appreciate some help!

Hope this posting helps the next guy. (not sure how to insert pictures, sorry) YECKNOFA View Public Profile Send a private message to YECKNOFA Find More Posts by YECKNOFA Roughly a week later, my new temp sensor arrives in the mail. I urge all users to read the site's privacy policy which you can find HERE This will show how the site uses these cookies along with other privacy related items. How To Open Audi Hood With Broken Cable Tried the stuff mentioned, banging down on the hood, forcing screw drivers in and even trying to get to the catch from under the car!

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A bodyshop had to do this for me a while back and then I had to buy a new bonnet... The part circled in red is where the cable is supposed to seat in the locking latch mechanism (it is attached in the picture). mrugetme 1 posts 77 months [report] [news]Saturday 5th June 2010 Great post. Theme designed by Audentio Design.

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yarikfreerunner1 47,258 views 2:34 How to open a stuck engine hood on a VW Jetta - Duration: 7:03. Last edited by wolfdog; 02-01-2009 at 01:33 PM. 2002 A4 TQMS Motoza 1+ w/Genesis 380s, 034 HFC, K&N drop-in, 710N, Neuspeed snub, StopTech SS lines w/Hawk HPS, Conti DWS, full Votex, Mike 04-16-2011, 01:35 PM #8 scarman AudiWorld Senior Member Join Date: Sep 2009 Location: Knoxville, TN Posts: 620 If you click on the link provided by UrS4boy, it Just on the point of giving up when I gave it a little tug from underneath and it popped up onto it's release catch were I could just release from under

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© 2001-2016 Audizine, Audizine.com, and Driverzines.com Audizine is an independently owned and operated automotive enthusiast community and news website. I've checked the catch and that's moving, the pull handle is in place (pushed back) so it must be the cable. Post Thanks / Like Trowel thanked for this post The Following User Says Thank You to zollaf For This Useful Post: Trowel(31-03-2009) Re: Bonnet release catch not working #4 Trowel View Forums Articles Links Meets Orders TDI Club Cards TDIFest 2016 Gone, but not forgotten VAG-Com List Unit Conversions TDIClub Chat Thank You TDIClub Forums > VW TDI

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