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Traffic bonnet release problem
Is there a way to open the bonnet of a 2008 Trafic if the cable release system is inoperative ?
I dismounted the small rectangular catch retaining plate under the bonnet(so as to paint it) then refitted it. I may have moved the plate & therefore the securing system below by a few mm in refitting it. The lock was always in place as I rotated the plate and refitted each screw so as not to loose the lock behind the radiator grille. I did not disconnect the cable.
The lock release lever under the dashboard has its full travel but fails to engage the release mechanism. There is no resistance so I have probably inadvertently disconnected the cable...
The bonnet is firmly closed & I cannot reopen it.
Hopefully there is some back up release in case of a cable failure...?
Thanks for any advice, Sean
Currently in spotts's garage:
Trafic (115cv 2008