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#1 nic1978

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  • Year: 1999
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Posted 03 January 2012 - 07:07 PM

Hi new to this site just gone back a ford car as some years away so am hoping this ford dont let me down like my last teo did lol.
anyway they problem i have is i can not open my bonnet on my 1999 focus lx it opened the other day at my friends but it wont do a thing now.
i turn the key the left and then to the right it just seems stiff it does not click or anything i have put presure on the bonnet, wiggled the key, put wd40 it the key hole
what way can i open it so i can sort it?

thanks nic

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#2 dezwez

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Posted 03 January 2012 - 07:33 PM

Hi new to this site just gone back a ford car as some years away so am hoping this ford dont let me down like my last teo did lol.
anyway they problem i have is i can not open my bonnet on my 1999 focus lx it opened the other day at my friends but it wont do a thing now.
i turn the key the left and then to the right it just seems stiff it does not click or anything i have put presure on the bonnet, wiggled the key, put wd40 it the key hole
what way can i open it so i can sort it?

thanks nic

a lot have had to break the front grill on these as it a known problem on these cars
just keep trying also the key you are useing may be worn down. :(


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