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Hood won't close?

Discussion in '1994-2004 V6 Mustang Tech' started by alexost, Jun 8, 2010.

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  1. alexost

    alexost New Member

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    My fiances hood won't shut on her Mustang. Prop and everything is out of the way, but it still won't lock shut. Any ideas?
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    RustyRodder Dumbass. That's you.

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    broken retun spring thing on the latch?

    how is the cable?
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    never mind; the hood release under the dash never fully retracted when she originally opened it.
  5. FergusonRed6er

    FergusonRed6er Call me Bruno

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    god I hate simple fixes like that, makes us feel like idiots. :lol:

    Like one time I tried driving an SUV and wasn't sure why it wouldn't move and it was because that weird ass kick hand brake was on.
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    alexost New Member

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    :lol: I didn't even think about it because mine has never stuck like that in the 4+ years I've owned mine.
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    Codi_P TGOD

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    Happened to me too, but I also had to cut the legs off of it and adjust it. :p
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    Hockeyb0y3 Just some guy

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    mine started getting stuck so i just remember when i pop the hood to push the lever back so it will close.
  9. MMR

    MMR I like cars!

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    Mine did that too, I just sprayed some WD-40 in to the locking mekanism, to loosen up some rust and dirt and whatever else it was full of, and after I let it sit for like a day, I lubricated the locking mekanism in some hobby oil and it has worked fine since.