Tip 1: How to open the hood on the classics

Car owners of classic models are often faced with problems such as freezing, malfunction or failure of the mechanism of opening the bonnet.In such cases, open the hood on the classics in the following ways.
you need
  • - wire;
  • - pliers.
Guide
1
Take copper or steel wire with a diameter of 1 mm, a length of about 40 centimeters.Bend the ends of the wire so that on the one hand to get the hook, and the other - a loop.Lift the corner of the hood from the driver's seat.
2
Hook hook wire rope mechanism.Release the hood, pull the wire to the side of the left wing.Simultaneously, press down the hood at the place where the opening mechanism.It is necessary to loosen the lock.After such manipulation is to open the hood.
3
Try to open the hood of the passenger compartment, using small pliers if you you do not have a suitable wire.With their help pull strongly (but without jerks) rope in the handle to open the hood.
4
If the hood does not open due to break traction, first determi
ne visually, where there is a break (at the castle, the handle opening in the car or somewhere in the middle).If traction is torn from the castle, on the one hand, lift the hood and slip under it a small thing.For this purpose, suitable, for example, a piece of wood.
5
Throw the hook wire to the place of the castle, where the fixed rod.Pull the wire and the hood open.
6
If the draft Mechanism broke somewhere in the middle, hook wire hook for a piece of "shirt" draft, going to the castle, and pull her to him so that it was possible to get a hand.Then intercept traction pliers and pull again.
7
Grab pliers pull out of the cabin, if breakage occurred at the handle opening.To open the bonnet, pull the pliers and simultaneously press the knob up in the cabin.Little effort, and hood classics will be opened.

Tip 2: How do I open the hood of vases

Sometimes operation of the vehicle may be unpleasant problem - cable breaks bonnet attached to the handle opening in the cabin.In this case, open the hood is difficult.Still, perhaps most, without having to visit a service center.
How do I open the hood of vases
you need
  • In order to get to the bonnet, require pliers rack or inspection pit and the keys to remove the protection of the engine.
Guide
1
If the cable is interrupted so that it is visible from the interior, you can try to pick up the interior of the cable (not braid) with pliers and pull it toward you to open the lock.This is the easiest way to open.But not always "lucky" break the rope so.
2
If a rope is cut short under the hood and get to it from the passenger compartment is not possible, you should be selected to lock the hood to the bottom of the car.Get a car on the overpass or a viewing hole so as to have free access to the engine compartment.With the help of two keys, remove the protection crankcase.
3
Remove the boot from the front engine mounts.Peel back him down.Push hand next to a radiator to bonnet.Hand (or a screwdriver if you can not stick your hand), press down firmly on the lock latch to the left in the direction of travel of the vehicle.Castle opens.
Helpful Hint
Regularly lubricate the bonnet lock mechanism.From time to time spray with silicone grease into the cable braid to its greater mobility.This will reduce the likelihood of breaking the cable lock.
Note
winter, wire opener bonnet often freezes to the plastic shell, and in this case, open the hood in the cold is very difficult.To avoid potential problems, make a backup of a thin wire telephone cord and tie it to a shut-off "language."
Helpful Hint
convenient to open the hood with the problematic mechanism together.One person pulls the wire, the other pulls the hood at the location of the castle.
Sources:
  • hood latch 2107

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