Ford Escort Manual

Bonnet release cable - removal and refitting
Bodywork and fittings / Bonnet release cable - removal and refitting


Removal
1 Working inside the vehicle, extract the three screws and remove the steering column shroud. Open the bonnet. If the cable is broken, the release latch must be operated using a suitably shaped bar through the grille aperture.

2 Extract the single screw and remove the cable bracket from the steering column.

3 Working within the engine compartment, pull the cable grommet from the bonnet latch bracket and then disengage the cable end fitting from the latch (see illustration).

8.3 Bonnet cable attachment at latch and bracket (arrowed)
8.3 Bonnet cable attachment at latch and bracket (arrowed)

4 Unclip the cable from the side of the engine compartment.

5 Withdraw the cable through the engine compartment rear bulkhead into the vehicle interior.

Refitting
6 Refitting is a reversal of removal.


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