Hood Stuck Closed on E30 325i, Emergency Open, Latch Removal
The hood release cable on my 87 325i broke, but I can’t fix it without opening the hood. How do I get out of this Catch 22?
Sometimes a picture can explain things better than words. Take a look at this image – it should be pretty self-explanatory, but holler if you still have questions or can’t unlatch it.
Replacing the release cable is pretty straight forward. However, you must remove the latch assembly to disconnect the old cable and connect the new cable. To remove and/ or replace the latch assembly, see the steps below: