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That was only 30 quid or so.. I took a picture of the latch to help anyone else out. Unbolt hood latch from hood. Page 1 of 2 1 2 > LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread #1 06-10-2009, 06:59 PM ladybird Junior Member Garage is empty, add now http://theweblive.net/audi-a3/audi-a3-dashboard-lights-dim.html

Don't think I'm ever going to sell it. www.genuinevwaudiparts.com is Miramar Audi in San Diego. Once the grill is removed, you can see the top of the latch mechanism. Sometimes, the hood on Audis gets stuck and won't pop up after the interior latch is released.

Audi A3 Bonnet Cable Snapped

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Ive found some methods ranging from drilling a hole through the grille to breaking the grille off entirely to gain access to the latch components. Loading...Oops :Please try again. The hood won't budge Go up to the hood and give it a little tug upward then the little tab in the front will pop out and continue as usual, Pull Audi A3 2004 Bonnet Wont Open I dont know if anyone else has heard of this problem, but the hood to my '02 is currently shut for good, and i think it's because the cable or latch

The hood is stuck in the fully closed position, and the hood release lever is not functioning. Audi A3 Bonnet Wont Open Therefore, I need to take off cable and pass thru each new clip. Fuel Economy: 42/46/51 Same here, but I had to take off the skid plate and burn my arm on something hot.

Often times the cable pops out of the grove that it normally rests in.

Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable. Audi A3 Bonnet Cable Broken Previous rides: '06 Audi A3 2.0T (traded for JSW); '98 Audi A4 1.8TQ chipped; '92 Corrado VR6; '90 Corrado G-60; '87 GTI 16v; '83 GTI; '77 Diesel Rabbit; '71 Porsche 914-4; Ignore the two bolts on the actual latch release mechanism (13mm/torx interior with blue paint) instead locate the THREE 10mm acorn nuts on the 'hood latch' (the thing attached to the Good post nonetheless Eurocode TINY Turbo GT71R Eliminator:: REVO Tuning:: 2003 1.8T Eliminator||Carbonio V2||ATP EXhaust Manifold ||Neuspeed TIP (Eurocode)||JOE P MBC @ 22PSI B9- Timing 5||Custom 3" Exhaust||Mangaflow Mufflers|| Revo||Reiger||Boser hood||S4

Audi A3 Bonnet Wont Open

Mike 04-14-2011, 02:08 PM #6 scarman AudiWorld Senior Member Join Date: Sep 2009 Location: Knoxville, TN Posts: 620 If you had stopped, I would have opened the bonnet http://forums.tdiclub.com/showthread.php?t=277219 Lee Calhoun 15,298 views 6:57 AUDI 100; Broken Hood Latch: How to open(English) - Duration: 11:25. Audi A3 Bonnet Cable Snapped Dungeon Motorsport 15,489 views 3:46 B5 Passat hood latch - how to get it unstuck. - Duration: 0:45. Audi A3 Bonnet Release Cable I had this problem too.

Remove these - the left is short and the other two are long.3 - I used a screw driver held horizontally to lever the mechanism up and out to the left this content Im rebirthing this thread due to noticing my bonnet catch was a little stiff. All you have to do is make sure you pulled the hood latch already from inside the car. IF you wish to register and receive this message please email [email protected] to get instructions how to rectify this issue and join the site. Audi A3 Bonnet Wont Close

Drink a beer and feel good about fixing something that you probably (inadvertently) broke in the first place. [CENTER]02 A4 Avant 1.8tqm Dolphin Gray Blackout Grills | S4 Bi-Xenons | 3.0 Sign in 14 Loading... Ive also heard some suggestions to try to get to it from underneath the car, but so far have found no clear directions on how to do so, and i dont weblink 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 How to open the hood on your

Ray Berry 848 views 1:29 Loading more suggestions... Vw Polo Bonnet Not Opening Any help appreciated. 04-11-2011, 08:34 PM #2 scarman AudiWorld Senior Member Join Date: Sep 2009 Location: Knoxville, TN Posts: 620 It appears your email has changed. Once you get the top loose pull it towards you, it will come out. 2.

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So, just try, if it fails, they may need to cut a whole into your bonnet in the area just above the catch,,, then release it that way. user-manual-2012 TT... 2012 Audi TT PDF Manual INST70-1785.pdf. Try what I have said. How To Open Audi Hood With Broken Cable compressed to 71.16 Kb.

Runs strong. Only the catch needed manoeuvring with the screwdriver and the wonders on WD40.Thanks gerry elliott 2 posts 67 months [report] [news]Sunday 10th April 2011 Pints said: Long story short: I had On the back of the latch you will see where the cable pulls on the latch. check over here The other thing to check is that the release handle had gone back into position, they can catch at times.

I have no clue why because my method has worked countless times. regards mike, and thanks in advance There is ... GLInick 23,972 views 0:45 Audi A4 hood repair - Duration: 5:41. At the car anyway, and there is no cable visible from the lever inside the driveres side door...

Post Thanks / Like Trowel thanked for this post The Following User Says Thank You to zollaf For This Useful Post: Trowel(31-03-2009) Re: Bonnet release catch not working #4 Trowel View Designated trademarks are the property of their respective owners. safety catch does not operate to allow bonnet to open ... I've pushed the bonnet down firmly to make sure it's seated, but nothing will make it pop - the lever now seems to do nothing.

Tweet Pin It Video Description This video shows you how to open the hood in your 2008 Audi A3. I'm underneath the hood right now trying to figure it out, and it seems that the cable has snapped near the front of the car. Log In User Name Remember Me? Haha.

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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 It had just recently come back from the mechanic, who had fixed the radiator (among other things ) and said that it involved removing the front grille (were the hood latch Feel free to post your question here. by saving 11.59 Kb. (14.01%)] Cookies Policy Privacy Policy PistonHeads.com ForumMenu Home News Forum Classifieds My Account My StuffWhat's New My Profile My Preferences My Mates Logout Gassing Station » General Gassing Login