I'm going to loop a piece of wire onto the release lever and tie it up somewhere invisibly accessible on my B5 in the light of your problem. 659. And if it's the second time, why not put some kind of fail-safe cord in case of emergency ? With a screwdriver I was able to push the hook a little further so i could finally open the hood.Once opened I came to the conclusion the hook and mechanical lever Which method would you recommend? this contact form
Stupid thing! abkub1 43,109 views 5:37 How to release hood lever for 2003 audi a4 - Duration: 5:48. Flag inappropriateCOMMENT by neilwm, December 09, 2010Hi Chris,Sounds good, thank you for the reply. I guess though its not very clear from the original post wether its the cable thats snapped, or the little arm that pokes thru the grille for the safety catch.Click to
Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... Now you can take the grill if you start at the top left or top right corner, by gently prying a screwdriver between the hood and the grill and pulling the Optional I guess, but it kept my hands clean and scratch free.I forgot to mention that the black grill has no catches at the bottom.
Alternative fix! (not long screwdriver method) Hi, It seems I have the same problem. Alternative fix! (not long screwdriver method) I had it happen on a car I did a t-belt on and I just removed the belly pan, reached up and released it. My car is at my house now though and I do not even have a jack to be able to try to get to the latch from underneath the car. 2004 Audi A4 Hood Release Handle Sorry, but I have no pictures, as I was without camera or computer when I had to improvise this solution (didn't know about the long screwdriver method) hope that this can
Hope this helps.Note:Wear rubber gloves! Audi A4 Hood Release Cable Broken A3 - (Typ 8P/8PA, 2003–present) 0 11-04-2009 02:13 PM Trunk on A4 doesn't open with remote or release lever in car peaceandloveca A4-B6 - (Typ 8E/8H, 2001–2005) 6 08-31-2009 11:02 AM Standard Auto Wreckers UltraRev Autoglym Parts4Euro - Audi Accessories E-Shine - Audi Accessories Audi Classifieds Audi parts for sale & wanted. http://www.audizine.com/forum/showthread.php/145852-Hood-Release-Stuck!-Alternative-fix!-(not-long-screwdriver-method) Let me know for sure if you want it and will work out a price but wont be too dear..
Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable. Audi A4 Bonnet Release Handle Broken For official up to date information on any of there vehicles, please visit the official websites. The grill is pretty flexible, so don't be too afraid but still use a bit of caution. In my case, the cable had simply slipped out of the catch on the release mechanism while I was doing my timing/h2o pump... 6.
Good luck, let me know how the repair goes.Regards,Neil Flag inappropriateCOMMENT by Visitor, December 09, 2010Hi Neil,I fixed the problem this afternoon in about 30 minutes. Please could someone tell me what I need to push, pull etc to open the hood. Audi A4 Hood Latch Broken Like Reply | Report as offensive | Link Fri 26 Jan 2007 14:52 Audi A4 Bonnet Catch - statman Thanks for the info. 2003 Audi A4 Hood Release Handle RickT Audi Mailing List 1 08-31-2005 10:56 AM Tags a4, broken, hood, release « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1
to start with.. weblink Maybe while they were changing the washer pump, they messed something up with the latch... __________________ 02 A4 Quattro 1.8T Votex kit, Neuspeed race springs and Koni struts, 18" RS-10 wheels, Wolf Auto Parts 12,523 views 1:16 2000 Volkswagen Passat broken hood latch cable. - Duration: 1:13. Alternative fix! (not long screwdriver method) Originally Posted by A4 Moda Happened to me before. Audi A6 Hood Latch Problems
if not , then you can get at the lever under the hood by removing the grill... 2005 Audi A4 Hood Latch Tags: technicalissues newcars engineproblem easeofaccess Like Reply | Report as offensive | Link Thu 25 Jan 2007 20:20 Audi A4 Bonnet Catch - thomp1983 are you sure the cable has broken? Ad Server by XenCentral.com AudiWorld Forums AudiWorld Community New Member Welcome Area Vendor Showroom Audi News Forum Feedback Events Discussion Waterfest VAGKRAFT 100YearCelebration Newsletter Archive Audi Models Audi allroad Audi
Alternative fix! (not long screwdriver method) Results 1 to 15 of 15 Thread: Hood Release Stuck! Rather throw $7k into it for a refresh than buy a new A4 that has no dipstick. 12/5/10 - 100k miles & counting! 9/22/13 - 146k+ & running strong w/a new I can't believe that such a well made car has such a badly designed boot release Anywho followed RickT's advice from above post, pulled the lever and gave the bonnet several 2002 Audi A4 Hood Release Cable NULL #10 ayr_audi_nut, May 28, 2012 aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User Joined: Jan 30, 2008 Messages: 17,727 Likes Received: 666 the catch is behind
Any Ideas how to get the hood open? Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect Loading... No, create an account now. http://bosseur.net/audi-a4/audi-a6-radiator-fan-not-working.html NULL #12 boost-addict, May 28, 2012 aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User Joined: Jan 30, 2008 Messages: 17,727 Likes Received: 666 But thats nothing to
Thanks soo much for advice! Together with a limited ground clearance, this is not the most inspired piece of automotive design, particularly as there is no flap for the sump plug. Mark Jenkins 46,256 views 12:57 How to open hood on Audi a8 2007 when cable junction has come apart. - Duration: 1:29. Oleg UkuRiSh 20,854 views 3:15 Audi a4/vw passat Tiptronic Repair - Duration: 10:30.
FaZe Brawler r 26,765 views 5:48 how to open A8 D3 hood when the latch cable broke - Duration: 2:50. 3dogs1monkey 10,384 views 2:50 Opening Hood with Broken Release Cable - Polo - Derby - Lupo - Fox Golf - Jetta - Vento - Bora Golf - Jetta - Vento - Bora - Archive Topics Golf MK1 - 1974-1984 Golf MK2 - The lever always seemed a little flimsy, but I guess now the cable connection has gone somewhere. Add Thread to del.icio.us Bookmark in Technorati Tweet this thread
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