Advice 1: How to open hood of Toyota

The Japanese car brand Toyota's are very durable and comfortable means of transportation. They are famous not only for its comfort, and excellent performance. However, even these vehicles are sometimes problems with opening hood.
You will need
  • - screwdrivers;
  • - long stiff wire;
  • - cotton gloves.
The hood of most models, Toyota opened with a special lever, which is located under the left side of the torpedo if your car is left hand drive, or right under, if you own a RHD model.
Pull the lever up until it clicks, which indicates that the hood was opened. No click when pressing the lever usually says that broke the cable lock actuator bonnet.
On most modern models of Toyota fitted with two cable responsible for opening the bonnet. Sometimes the hood is opened, but without clicking. The reason for this phenomenon can become clogged dirt or misalignment of the hood. So click on the lever to stop and ask the assistant to try to open the hood manually.
If the hood doesn't open after clicking on the lever, try to push to the surface in the place where the castle is located. From mechanical impact jammed the metal reeds can open up and release the hood.
Try to remove the grille. To do this, see the user manual for your car and find out the location of all screws that secure the grille to the other parts. If you Unscrew the screws does not work, carefully break the plastic cross or cut the metal mesh.
Hand feel the lock latch of the bonnet and press it. Open the hood and install the metal backup.
If you don't want to break the grille, then try to open the lock through the hood space. To do this, raise the vehicle on a Jack or lift. You can also drive the car on the overpass.
A long screwdriver or stiff wire and try to throw the tongue with constipation. If you fail to do so, carefully Unscrew all the screws that hold the lock housing. Removing the lock or depressing the tongue, ask your partner to open the hood.
If you have no desire or ability to do emergency opening of the bonnet, then contact the nearest service center. Qualified staff will be able to promptly fix your car and give warranty on all work done.

Advice 2: How to open hood of Toyota

Owners of a Toyota are often faced with the fact that I don't know how to open the hood. In most cases, due to the lack of manual cars in the Russian language to do it may not every driver. Below are several ways to open the hood.
Open the front car door on the driver side with the key. Under the instrument panel ("torpedo") on the left side is the lever to open the hood. Pull it – the hood opens. Very often on the doors and the hood of car owners put an electronic lock that can be opened only with the key FOB control. In its long-term use to open the door mechanically usually do not get. So be sure from time to time the larvae spin a regular key.
Check the condition of the steel cable opening the hoodand looking under the instrument panel. If he broke away from the handle, then clamp the cord end with pliers and pull. The hood should open. If the cable came off the lever, slide it and pull up. The hood opens effortlessly.
Try to reach the rope opening the hoodand through the grille. Push through it a hook made of thin wire. Hook the cable, pull it to itself and pull. If grille mesh, then gently push it inside and reach out a hand to the rope. Some of the Toyota models on the lip of the bumper there is a jumper. Get some pliers, a few (two or three). Between reach, reach for the back of the castle the hood. Pull slightly with a small screwdriver in the cable, which is attached to this place. Ask another person this time click on the front edge of the cover hood. Then the lock will open much easier.
The cause of natkrivene the hoodand can be freezing in the cold or water in the jacket of the cable. In this case, take a hair dryer and aim a jet of warm air through the radiator grill for ten minutes. Please note that Parking is best done with household hair dryer. Very hot air powerful mounting of the dryer on cold will trigger the swelling of the paint of the car.
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