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  • Includes:   with Handle

This hood release cable for the Honda Civic is a new, aftermarket replacement part. It is just what you need to repair or replace broken or defective cables and bring back the safety and integrity of a safely latched hood. It also helps to be able to open your hood again!

This hood release cable has the following specifications:

  • Replaces dealer part number: 74130-S01-A01, 74130S01A01
  • Black in color as original
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Includes pull handle
  • Fits 2 and 4 door models

This hood release cable makes a great replacement and has good cost savings over a dealer unit.

Item Condition: New

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

  1. step : Removing the Grille (0:40)
    • Remove the five clips from the top of the grille with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pull the grille forward
    • Remove the four Phillips head screws from the bottom of the grille
    • Pull the grille forward and off
  2. step : Removing the Hood Latch (1:45)
    • Remove the three 10mm bolts from the hood latch
    • Pull the hood latch up and out
    • Pry the hood release cable out of the hood latch with a flat blade screwdriver
  3. step : Removing the Hood Release Cable (2:18)
    • Remove the plastic cable clips from the bumper with needle nose pliers
    • Feed the cable through the latch hole
    • Remove the clips from the cable
    • Remove the next clip from the bumper
    • Pull the cable through the grille area
    • Remove the clip from the cable
    • Remove four Phillips screws from the wheel well
    • Remove the Phillips head clip from the wheel well
    • Pull out the cable clips from the inner fender
    • Pry out the two plastic clips from the interior door trim
    • Pull off the door trim panel
    • Remove the two 10mm bolts from the hood release switch
    • Tie a string to the latch end of the hood release cable
    • Pull the hood release cable from inside the car until it comes to a stop
    • Pull the cable plug out of the wheel well
    • Slide the plug to the end of the cable
    • Cut the plug off with wire cutters or a razor blade
    • Feed the cable through its hole until it is out
    • Untie the string from the cable
  4. step : Installing the New Hood Release Cable (6:39)
    • Tie the string to the end of the new hood release cable
    • Pull the string through the vehicle to pull the cable into place
    • Pull the cable through the hood latch area
    • Remove the string from the cable
    • Connect the plastic clips to the hood release cable
    • Push the cable through the hood latch hole
  5. step : Reinstalling the Hood Latch (8:07)
    • Clip the cable to the hood latch
    • Push the hood latch into place
    • Insert the three 10mm bolts into the hood latch
    • Push the cable clips into place
    • Slide the cable plug into place
    • Put the hood release switch into place
    • Insert the two 10mm bolts into the hood release switch
    • Push the trim panel into place
    • Insert the two clips into the trim panel
    • Insert the Phillips screws into the wheel well
    • Insert the plastic clip into the wheel well
  6. step : Reinstalling the Grille (9:39)
    • Push the grille into place
    • Push the five plastic clips into the top of the grille
    • Insert the four Phillips screws into the bottom of the grille
  7. step : Testing the Hood Latch (10:08)
    • Push down the latch with a screwdriver
    • Test the hood release switch with the hood open
    • Test the hood release switch with the hood closed

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Razor Blade / Gasket Scraper

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Wire or String

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers
  • Wire Cutters

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Phillips Head Screwdriver
  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket

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Hood cable fits badly
I ordered this cable because A1 created the great how to video. The holes for the handle bracket didnt line up. No time to return it. Took a Dremel to the plastic bracket to make it fit which was a pain.
October 18, 2018
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Year Make Model Description
1996-2000Honda Civic Honda Civic Hood Release Cable with Handle
Part #: 1AHRC00005

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How-to Video:

(10:38 min)