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Old 07-03-2006, 10:51 AM   #1
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??? Help with what? You didn't post anything. lol


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Old 07-03-2006, 10:56 AM   #2
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lol. wth? I came running when i heard a fellow fanatic call out for help
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Old 07-03-2006, 11:04 AM   #3
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Computer is screwy. Im about to sell the focus and the hood pull cord broke at the handle. What do I do?, buddy wants to see the engine bay!! so how to open hood w/o cord??
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Old 07-03-2006, 11:08 AM   #4
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look through the grille, and you will see the part the cord attatches to, take a flathead screwdriver, and push the latch that the cable is attatched to... very easy.. id post pics, but im not on my computer right now
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Old 07-03-2006, 11:11 AM   #5
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i'll try it but I diid't think it'd work because the other end is detached. ty
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Old 07-04-2006, 01:14 AM   #6
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grab a sawzall, cut out the front section of the hood, then offer the buyer a big discount...


or, just strip back the cable housing enough to grab the cable (handle side) with a pair of pliers, pop it open
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Old 07-04-2006, 10:24 AM   #7
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I've had this happen THREE times on my focus. Only thing to do is take it in and get it replaced or attempt to do it yourself. It's a complete PISS OFF and I believe there is a TSB on this, check at the dealership.

VERY COMMON thing to happen in Canada, especially in winter.
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