[DML] Re: Help! Truck cable broken!
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[DML] Re: Help! Truck cable broken!



I have been told that using a new hacksaw blade and cutting the 
latching loop on the hood is a way to get in. You have to protect 
the windshield and have patience (sounds like you have that for 
sure). You will probably have to cut both front and back parts of 
the loop. It may be worth a try. The seal will probably be damaged 
too - but an easy fix.

Harold McElraft - 3354

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Ryan Wright" <ryanpwright@...> 
wrote:
>
> My trunk cable is broken & I can't get in. I've tried going up from
> above the master cylinder - the carpet & it's hard backing is in 
the
> way and can't be moved enough for access. I've tried disassembling 
the
> cable and pulling on the inner sheath as specified in a procedure
> found on dmcnews.com; what was left of the cable just came off in 
my
> hand.
> 
> My only chance now is to fish a rod or something in from the 
passenger
> side but I've been working for 5 hours at that with no progress
> whatsoever. My whole body aches and I'm frustrated to no end. Any
> advice would be appreciated.
> 
> If someone can email me a close-up picture of the latch mechanism,
> that would help a lot.
> 
> Thank you....
> 
> -Ryan
>










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