bonnet release...oooops

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redhairsucks
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bonnet release...oooops

Post by redhairsucks » Mon Apr 07, 2008 11:19 am

hi,

so imagine front clam is off. for ease of storage bonnet cover is in it rightfull place and locked down. now i intend to remove it, looking for the release catch under the dash reveals that the mechanisum has broke....namely the handle......so not only do i need to un do the bonnet but also need to fix / replace the handle..

cna anyone help?

osmond1
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Re: bonnet release...oooops

Post by osmond1 » Wed Apr 09, 2008 8:40 pm

take off the wheelarch liner and reach through to grab hold of the end of the cable, then tug hard! New cable is �18 incl vat and delivery from B&C.

marc.

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Re: bonnet release...oooops

Post by redhairsucks » Wed Apr 09, 2008 9:13 pm

thanks.....what about the plastic handle which has not only snapped but dissapeared....same place? ill try tomorrow x

osmond1
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Re: bonnet release...oooops

Post by osmond1 » Wed Apr 09, 2008 9:34 pm

i think it comes with the cable? could be wrong!

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Re: bonnet release...oooops

Post by redhairsucks » Wed Apr 09, 2008 9:40 pm

rsult if it does thanks again

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Re: bonnet release...oooops

Post by osmond1 » Tue Apr 15, 2008 5:19 pm

just got mine in the post today and yes it does come c/w the handle attached.

marc.

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