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The bonnet release catch has broken on my Laguna, how do I get my bonnet open.
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I felt like mine almost did this the other day - would be interested to know the answer. Since everything else has broken this will probably be the next thing
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I got into my mate's bonnet last year.

If I remember, you have to jack up the front of the car (if you're a lardy like me) or just crawl under the bumper. Then you can just about get you're hand up and, with a screwdriver, flick the latches over. (it helps if you can get someone to push down on the bonnet while you're trying to flick the latch)

My mate's car had A/C and the O/S latch was a right pain!!

The cable is in two parts, if the N/S cable has broken, then you only have to release that latch and the bonnet will open. If the O/S cable has gone, then you have to pull the release lever to do the N/S latch AND flick the O/S latch at the same time, or prop the bonnet up on the side that's been released.

Good luck!!

P.S My mate's car was a MK I Lag, is yours the same?

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My mechanic friend has been servicing my Laguna (W reg.) He had to release it from underneath, because the release lever had no effect. He now says that he has had to disengage the internal release handle becuase it doen't work. He says that the bonnet can now be released by pulling the unattached cable. Any experience or advice, please. Thenks
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