How to open the hood of the WHA?
Owners of domestic cars are often faced with the problem, how to open the hood of the VAZ, if the cable broke? Let's try to help them with a few tips.
How to open the hood VAZ 2107?
First, it is desirable to determine where the cable broke - from the passenger compartment at the handle or at the lock under the hood. The cable torn off in the cabin can be removed with a wire hook through the lumen of the hood slightly raised from the driver's side. Hooking the cable, it must be pulled out. If a break occurs at the lock, you need to take a solid wire, preferably in braid, so as not to damage the paint, and try to get the lock hook through the duct grate. The task is feasible, although the 100% result method does not guarantee.
And if all the tricks are in vain, you should turn to the more radical option - unscrew the grille and, taking as an assistant a Bulgarian with a small circle, cut off the hood loops. Remove it after that and replace the broken cable is already easy.
How to open the hood VAZ 2109?
The owner of "nine" will have to climb under the car. There it will be necessary to remove the protection of the engine and the tin boot - otherwise pushing the hand past the radiator is impossible. Having put your hand, you will need to grope the ring to which the cable is attached, this is directly at the hood lock. On the ring you need to press the side - in the driver's side, well, if the assistant presses at the moment on the hood from above.
For the more fortunate, there is a simpler version - by slightly raising the hood, try to open the lock with a long wire.
How to open the hood VAZ 2114?
Here the approach is the same as in the case of the "nine". After removing the engine protection, it is necessary to get and take aside the tail of the spring, to which the cable clings. Of course, you should first make sure exactly where the cable broke, it is likely that the car owner will be lucky and the end of the cable will hang in the cabin. In case of emergency, you can simply break the grille and reach the lock with your hand. Plastic grill is inexpensive.