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Bonnet Wont Open 52 Reg 1.4 Petrol


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#1 alf1956

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 01:07 PM

i have a 52 plate 1.4 petrol fusion&the bonnet catch will not open the bonnet,it feels as though if i pull the catch any harder it will break.i have tried to press on the bonnet with somebody working the catch but that was no good,any ideas please ???

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#2 leo2

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 05:37 PM

you can open it from underneath the car theres loads of room to get to the catch

#3 Billmccan

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 05:09 AM

I had the same problem the other week, what I did was take the plastic off from around the pull handle then unbolted the handle from the side wall and took the cable out from the mechanism and by pulling it hard with pliers managed to free the bonnet release. When opened I gave the bonnet lock a good spray with WD40 and worked it a few times without putting the bonnet down. Hope this helps


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