We are talking about an EF XR8, <p>the battery is disconnected, as I have been working on my dash.
I took the ball and gromet rubber and spring off, Some dipstick shut the bonnet when it started to rain.
<p>It is just slack from inside.
I have got the wipers and that vent thingi n front off too, so I could undo the bonnet from there, I think. I dont know if I will be able to lift the bonnet, coz of the struts.
EF2 XR8 Manual
Doing my Dash with the Dash
This happened on my old sigma the bonnet cable came disconected at the bonnet end so i just couldn't pull the cable. had to take the car to a mech and he spent 1hr and a half trying to get at the latch finally he got it and then he couldnt be bothered to charge me coz he said it was a fun challenge go figure, no idea if this sort of thing is possible on a falcon however
Can I claim expert 'bonnet with no cable opener' ? My ea proke the cable where the ball is, and stupidly I shut it because I thought yeah itll be right. Sadly no. I spent a few hours studying the latch on the projcet car and there is a way to pop them if you want to sacrifice a screwdriver. I bent one about 1 inch from the end and looking up theres this small gap with a catch. All it takes is the screwdriver in the right place and the bend in the screwdriver acts as a lever to pop the thing. If you need more help ill take a pic. DON"T destroy a perfectly good bonnet!!
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