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#1 2020-07-22 11:50:48

Bluesdriver
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Registered: 2015-01-30
User Number: 27857
Posts: 3

hood release cable broke, unable to open , Subaru part #57330FA100ML?

My hood  release cable broke, I am unable to open the hood, without cutting the grill, yes, this is very bad, ( anyone ever faced this?  Did you have to cut open the grill? , to remove the 3 bolts? )
Once the hood is open , I will install the new Subaru hood release cable #57330FA100ML. ($23.06), but the drawing/schematic shows the cable routed on the passenger side of the engine compartment?
   Has anyone done this repair?
I am also buying a new hood Lock mechanism, Subaru #57310FE030 ( $ 38.33), as mine has a rusty spring set up,
My car is a 2005 SAAB 92 X aero, and is a Ski car, that has road poison ( Salt, calcium chloride)  rust issues,  that splash into the engine compartment .
  The car just broke down with an oil leak, ( hopefully, the oil filter has a pin hole leak, like last time, due to road salt/poison) .  I will try to rubber dip the new oil filter, like a Fram filter has. HELP!!!, Thanks, from Washington State.

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#2 2020-07-23 08:27:36

saabroo
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Registered: 2015-07-02
User Number: 31977
Posts: 334

Re: hood release cable broke, unable to open , Subaru part #57330FA100ML?

The cable goes through the driver's side.


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#3 2020-07-23 13:22:06

racerjim
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From: Kennesaw, GA
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Re: hood release cable broke, unable to open , Subaru part #57330FA100ML?

Looking at an RHD parts catalog?  Or its flipped?


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