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bart42

Bonnet Release Catch

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how much does it cost to get a new lock for the bonnet.come to check the oil and it wouldn't open.. :angry:

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Hi,

Does the key just turn & nothing happen if it does try this,

Push the grill in about 10mm & put key in & try to open it

This works every time on mine

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bout £70 something like that. bit cheaper for earlier ones i think

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Hi,

Does the key just turn & nothing happen if it does try this,

Push the grill in about 10mm & put key in & try to open it

This works every time on mine

i can put the key in and turn it to 2 but its a bit of a struggle to turn it to 3.can hear a click turning to 3.

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sounds like its jammed. happened to a guy i know's mk3. he made a right mess getting his open.broke grill etc. there must be a real-easy way tho

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have you tried following the guide for getting the grill open?

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OK update on the bonnet release.yesterday phoned a garage about the bonnet,chap on the other end said get a new key cut...9/10 the key blades are worn.so this morning got a new key cut for £15 and low and behold it worked. :) :) saved me £150. :)

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