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1998 Chevrolet Blazer hood

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by BigZ1001, Mar 5, 2004.

  1. BigZ1001

    BigZ1001 Junior Member
    Messages: 14

    I have a 1998 Chevrolet Blazer setting here at the house I cannot get the good to open on. When I pull the latch it makes the typical pop sound and moves up very little, but it's like it isn't releasing completely. Does anyone have any idea what I can do to get it up? Thanks.
  2. ronsracing

    ronsracing Member
    from CT
    Messages: 66

    The trick I use is to push down or tap the front center of the hood after I have pulled the release.
  3. Bolts Indus.

    Bolts Indus. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,176

    Put the wd40 to it often.
  4. BigZ1001

    BigZ1001 Junior Member
    Messages: 14

    I tried today pushing down on the center of it after I pulled the release to no avail. I tried pulling up on it a little (no good) and I sprayed at anything I could without the hood up with WD-40, any suggestions, or maybe I did the pushing on the center wrong. Thanks.
  5. Mebes

    Mebes Senior Member
    Messages: 451

    Have someone hold out the release lever.
    Or pull the release and put a vice grip on it to keep it out, then go around to the front and give the center of the hood a good couple of hard smacks. (the kind that make your hands hurt). Good luck