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#1 hollistergirlshell

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Posted 20 December 2009 - 10:03 PM

OKAY SO I WENT TO START MY CAR TODAY THE BATTERY DEAD WELL THEN I WENT TO OPEN THE HOOD AND THE LATCH IN THE INSIDE OF THE CAR TO OPEN THE HOOD WOULD NOT WORK I PULL NO CLICK OR NOTHING SO I DONT KNOW IF POSSIBLY IT IS FROZE HOW CAN I FIND OUT AND WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT IF SO. I REALLY DONT WANT TO WAIT TILL MAY WHEN IT WARMS UP TO USE MY CAR I LIVE IN MICHIGAN PLEASE HELP ME THANKS

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Posted 20 December 2009 - 11:14 PM

put your car ina a garage and set up a space heater in front of it. be un frozen in 5 minutes

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Posted 21 December 2009 - 02:01 AM

 Shpuker, on Dec 20 2009, 11:14 PM, said:

put your car ina a garage and set up a space heater in front of it. be un frozen in 5 minutes
That's sadly the only solution.

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Posted 21 December 2009 - 03:42 AM

De-icer?

Works for me.

Or the heated garage :D

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Posted 21 December 2009 - 11:28 AM

 2007DBR9, on Dec 21 2009, 03:42 AM, said:

De-icer?

Works for me.

Or the heated garage :D
Yeah, they make the spray de-icer with the little straw on it you could try to stick into the latch

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Posted 21 December 2009 - 03:49 PM

Hit the bonnet while somebody else pulls the handly thingy, this often frees up the cable and mechanism. If at first you don't succeed, hit it harder...

Edited by Cliffy, 21 December 2009 - 03:49 PM.


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Posted 21 December 2009 - 05:20 PM

 Cliffy, on Dec 21 2009, 08:49 PM, said:

Hit the bonnet while somebody else pulls the handly thingy, this often frees up the cable and mechanism. If at first you don't succeed, hit it harder...

If you hit my Vauxhall (or Audi) I will hit you. With a shovel. Hard. :D

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Posted 21 December 2009 - 07:29 PM

You could always stick the kettle on :D

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Posted 21 December 2009 - 08:57 PM

Move to California.

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Posted 21 December 2009 - 11:33 PM

 Isaac, on Dec 21 2009, 06:57 PM, said:

Move to California.

? He never said he was gay :D

Edited by Shpuker, 21 December 2009 - 11:37 PM.


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Posted 22 December 2009 - 03:08 AM

..or move here. You get free bad politics and ultra warm weather which i guarntee will NEVER give you problems about your hood latch being frozen ever again lol

Seriously now, some warm, salty water would help (not sea water, just warm water with some salt.)

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Posted 22 December 2009 - 03:39 AM

 dr. joint, on Dec 22 2009, 03:08 AM, said:

..or move here. You get free bad politics and ultra warm weather which i guarntee will NEVER give you problems about your hood latch being frozen ever again lol

Seriously now, some warm, salty water would help (not sea water, just warm water with some salt.)
Im good. NAFTA is enough bullshit for me.

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Posted 23 December 2009 - 05:44 PM

 Shpuker, on Dec 21 2009, 08:33 PM, said:

? He never said he was gay :lol:

They don't know the difference between boys and girls where you are from? :lol:

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Posted 23 December 2009 - 06:16 PM

 Isaac, on Dec 23 2009, 03:44 PM, said:

They don't know the difference between boys and girls where you are from? :lol:
wait your a woman? :lol:

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Posted 27 December 2009 - 12:55 PM

 Shpuker, on Dec 23 2009, 03:16 PM, said:

wait your a woman? :lol:

Where is that damn face palm when you need it?

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