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Hood Stuck Shut

On my '93 Ford Ranger XLT (2.3L I4), the hood is stuck shut. The latch in the cabin has very little resistance and the wire is still connected to the latch assembly. I tried manually unlatching it with a long screwdriver, but I cannot find the switch that will unlock the latch so I can open the hood.

You might have to remove the grill to get at the release mechanism.

Try this method…its a 2 part video

Watch this video.


The screws to the grill are all right under the hood, I can’t get to them :frowning:

Update: A spring just fell out of it

I had this problem on a S10 and the local body shop opened it and fixed the cable for about 100.00 several years ago.