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They are around the corner from me, so easier to just swing by and pick up. Thanks! #2 06-10-2009, 07:04 PM ladybird Junior Member Garage is empty, add now Join Date: Jun 2009 Posts: 2 Problem solved! #3 06-10-2009, 07:23 PM Myst420 Re: Bonnet release catch not working #7 davyb123 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles View Gallery Uploads One Post Wonder Join Date Apr 2009 Posts 1 Post If the wire is still seated properly, just try to give it a pull toward the driver's side from underneath. this contact form

Start at the top corners. bazking69 8,612 posts 101 months [report] [news]Wednesday 19th May 2010 Breakdown cover if you really can't sort it? Hopefully, this helps you out. 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 check over here

Audi A3 Bonnet Cable Snapped

Feel free to post your question here. Cheers for the advice.At a guess I'd say a broken strand in the cable is fouling the outer - anywhere you can see the cable, grab it and give it a Sign in to make your opinion count. I then figured I'd try my right arm up around the passenger side of the belt in engine bay.

Tweet Pin It Video Description This video shows you how to open the hood in your 2008 Audi A3. I wouldn't suggest buying 2 clips for $1.20 online. 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 Audi A3 2004 Bonnet Wont Open Sign in to add this video to a playlist.

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... Audi A3 Bonnet Wont Open aka the Librarian Car and Mods: 93 S4, 1.8t coil pack conversion (First in world using integral POS coil packs (??)), CF (OE), S6 steering wheel, RS2'd, Samcos, MRC, TDS-1, Apikol I taped them to prevent scratching the paint. 2.

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Audi A3 Bonnet Wont Open

It's a tight fit, but you can get in there with a 10mm wrench and get those acorn nuts off. this page There are two metal tabs. Audi A3 Bonnet Cable Snapped Audizine is not endorsed by or affiliated with Audi AG. Audi A3 Bonnet Release Cable Check the spring for clogging/corrosion.

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However, it does work, and if the long screwdriver method fails you, this is an alternative that does not involve cutting holes in your hood or removing the bumper... Soooo happy and relieved! Sign in to report inappropriate content. http://sohohosting.net/audi-a3/audi-s3-key-fob-not-working.html Ray Berry 848 views 1:29 Loading more suggestions...

Once opened (fingers crossed) plenty of WD40 while you repeatedly work the latch open & closed with a screwdriver. 2003-2008 1998 Red A3 8L 1.8 Sport 2008 -> 2003 Akoya Vw Polo Bonnet Not Opening Register or Log In now! ----------------Alternative method of releasing hood (I know ths works for b6, maybe others?)------------- This is intended to help those with a failed/broken/disengaged hood latch release mechanism. Get the catch out of the latch.

I have the bonnet open on a regular basis and I notice every difference about my car so I will be surprised to see if it is corroded :-( I will

Well at least I know what I'll be doing in my lunch hour. NULL #16 Jonny54, Mar 17, 2015 lakers1234 Active Member Joined: Dec 14, 2014 Messages: 363 Likes Received: 53 For anyone that ever experiences this problem again and suspects that it's the We dont need a cup holder to flip 360 deg and then does a triple somersault before opening like the one on the Polo. How To Open Audi Hood With Broken Cable The management works very hard to make sure the community is running the best software, best designs, and all the other bells and whistles.

A wiggle of the cable fixes it. Copyright - TDIClub Online LTD - 2014 Contact Us | Privacy Statement | Forum Rules | Disclaimer TDIClub Online Ltd (TDIClub.com) is not affiliated with the Password Register Forgot Password? his comment is here A bodyshop had to do this for me a while back and then I had to buy a new bonnet...

Give it a few test runs while you still have the grill out. In my mind it was my plan B but just wanted to check what others had done. As a guest, you are welcome to poke around and view the majority of the content that we have to offer, but in order to post, search, contact members, and get Question about 1996 A4 1 Answer CANT OPEN THE BONNET CATCH CANT OPEN THE BONNET CATCH i had this problem as well you have to get someone else to pull lever

Cheers D Reply With Quote 01-30-200905:43 PM #10 dirtybrd View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Veteran Member Four Rings Join Date Mar 21 2006 AZ Member I am trying/wondering if I can somehow get the hood latch open from underneath the car. www.genuinevwaudiparts.com is Miramar Audi in San Diego. This takes the pressure off the un lubriacted catch.

Lay down in front of your car, jam your arm up behing the radiator to the top of the radiator. Thanks.I've had to loosen the mechanism before (just prior to a PH run!) so wasn't expecting it to be the same thing since I'd given it a good clean then but, Menu Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Search titles only Posted by Member: Separate names with a comma. We'd really appreciate it!

Luckily, what happened was the ball end of the hood latch cable slipped out of its nesting place. HELP!? ThursdayNext 1 posts 66 months [report] [news]Thursday 2nd June 2011 Wanted to register to say thanks to you guys for the tips. Audi 2002 bonnet will not open.

Check your level frequently and top up when necessary 2008 Audi A3 Quattro 3.2L V6 Add brake fluid If your brake fluid is a little low, learn how to add some 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 grease the catch.. Boydie Boycie VCDS Map User Joined: Dec 24, 2006 Messages: 3,143 Likes Received: 294 Guys, Recently I have noticed that my bonnet has been harder to open via the lever under

All rights reserved. Popping the hood on your A3 is a two step process, you need to release the hood latch inside your A3 and then you need to release the safety latch under I've checked the catch and that's moving, the pull handle is in place (pushed back) so it must be the cable. Re: Bonnet release catch not working #5 RickT View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles View Gallery Uploads Forum Moderator Join Date Dec 2006 Location UK Posts 9,454