But first try a penetrating oil on the latch assembly and look for anything out of place. Be sure to work the latch a couple dozen times after lubricating a few times before closing the hood to ensure it is working properly. Nov 11, 2011 if it is broken from inside the cab, skin the cable housing until you get to the cable and grab it with pliers or vice grips and pull the release. Once you find the latch, reach in with a long, thin screwdriver. Press down on the hood while engaging the interior latch. This can either be obtained at your dealer or salvage yard. Also I can't see a specific fuze associated with the boot that may have burnt out.
It can contaminate the oxygen sensor, throwing off engine performance. You may also need a hood rod attchment. Try to include as much detail as possible. Added recently Added recently Added recently Added recently Added recently Advertisements Fixed! If the plastic clip hasn't located fully some times from the factory , Pushing the key in sometimes works. There is no obvious foreign object jamming the lock. Continue to the next step to fix it.
Even if it doesn't pop when you pull the lever my cable snapped entirely Same thing happened on my 03 focus. Take the car back to them and insist they make it right. Slap the hood to get it unstuck. Hi I own my wife drives a 2008 1. I have changed the light bulb and still doesn't work. Once located use a pair of wire cutters and cut the cable as far away from the latch as possible.
Don't force the key to turn, it will do more damage. In many instances work should only be undertaken by a qualified professional. This is a device that controls which of three ducts the air from the fan will go down. This can obscure the driver's vision, or even detach the hood entirely at high speeds. Once open, lift the prop rod and use it to support the hood.
And your hood rod attachmewnt is usually black. Often, it is some kind of latch under the steering column. And the hood rod attachment goes towards the front of the passenger side and it also snaps in. It could only be opened using the key fob which is now not operating the lock works on the central locking front and rear doors but not on the boot lid. Popular These categories may also be of interest.
Adjust the hood height by turning the hood overslam bumpers C. There are cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. Remove the bolt that secures the hood hinge to the front fender. Have the other person outside in front of the hood. If you have a ramp its tricky enough but can be done without damage to the car. Not as active as FocusFanatics.
Any ideas how to overcome problem? It may involve breaking the hatch liner to access the bolts. If so equipped, install the washer hose. Sometimes, the hood on Fords gets stuck and won't pop up after the interior latch is released. The hood should pop up. Pressing down on the hood relieves this tension just long enough for the catch to let go.
Before you go to a garage and they charge you a small fortune for what might take you ten mins to get the boot open your self i would try to get the rear cover off myself if you can get a purchase on it it will come off with a sharp tug possibly start from the top by the wiper motor managed to do a mates on his mondeo estate with very little if at all damage then once the cover is off should be easy enough to frig the lock with a screw driver ensure you have a new to replace it with that said it will close again just means until you get a new lock you have to frig it in the same way. Aug 10, 2010 This shows you how to take the hood off, the hinges, I am not sure how to replace those since my online resources doesn't cover that portion of body work. Hi I own my wife drives a 2008 1. In order to allow your hood to close without the rod interfering with the closing of your hood. If that doesn't work, take the whole thing off. This will be much easier if you and refer to the owner's manual.
Hook this over the latch and tug. Everything works on my speedo except the mileage will not show can you help. Keep the release lever pulled as the person outside lets go of the hood. Mark at contract autos in bangor, 07929279357 My friends focus bonnet wouldnt open. Dont like the big bar and rag it approach though, might bend something! There are a few threads o this subject across the forum so hopefully anyone doing a search will have a range of options to sort it out.