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Nathan B, Nvq3 motor mechanic
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Cant get my bonnet open its a 2008 vectra vxr

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im looking for a way to open my bonnet as the cable has been dislodged snapped? is there any other way to open the bonnet I have tried to get the catch by taking of the badge and fishing around for the release cable with no luck help :)  "VAUXHALL VECTRA C FACELIFT BONNET BLACK NEW SHAPE Z50C 2005-2009" 






Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Vauxhall
Expert:  Shantal-Mod replied 4 years ago.

Hello Dave,

I've been working hard to find a Professional to assist you with your question, but sometimes finding the right Professional can take a little longer than expected.

I wonder whether you're ok with continuing to wait for an answer. If you are, please let me know and I will continue my search. If not, feel free to let me know and I will cancel this question for you.

Thank you,

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Hi Shantal,


Yes I can wait a little longer!



Expert:  Shantal-Mod replied 4 years ago.

Hello Dave,

We will continue to look for a Professional to assist you.

Thank you for your patience,


Expert:  vauxdoc replied 4 years ago.
Hi, can you tell me what has happened to the bonnet release handle/cable ?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

The cable is not releasing the catch no mater how hard its pulled i recon the cable has either come off or broken?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.




I ended up drilling the bonnet and now the bonnet is open!


Thanks Brian