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 Posted: 04-02-2010 08:00 pm
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Jim Mckeon
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I went to "pop" the bonnet today  and it was a little stiff so I gave it a good tug and the "T" handle comes off in my hand. Has this happened to anyone else out there? Can the handle be reattached (epoxy?) or is a new cable necessary? Thanks..

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 Posted: 04-07-2010 08:22 am
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Jim Mckeon
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OK..the "fix is in", or so it seems. Talked to Jeff at Delta and this is not an uncommon experience. A dab of epoxy in the handle orifice, slightly hammerd back on to the grooved extension of the cable and 24 hours later, back in business. I also took advantage of the opportunity to lube the entire length of the cable in the sheath (one must remove the cable first,of course). Love these cars!

Last edited on 04-11-2010 05:56 am by Jim Mckeon

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 Posted: 04-07-2010 02:20 pm
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Brett Gibson JH5 20497
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Jim, I have not used the cable in years to open the bonnet, the one time I did I ended up scrapping my knuckles pretty good, since then I just reach under the bumper and release it that way.

Glad to hear yours works better than mine.

Brett

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