Hood Release Cable - 1AHRC00052

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Part Details

  • Includes:   with Handle


  • Hood Release Cable with Handle
  • Correct length
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards

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 Bumper (0:52)
    • Remove the three push pins from inside each wheel well with a trim tool
    • Remove the 10mm bolt from the corner of the bumper on each side
    • Remove the push pins from the belly pan with the trim tool
    • Remove the 10mm bolts from the belly pan
    • Remove the belly pan
    • Disconnect the side marker light wiring harnesses
    • Disconnect the fog light wiring harness
    • Remove the four push pins from the top of the bumper
    • Pull the bumper forward and off
  2. step : Removing the Driver Headlight (3:26)
    • Remove the 8mm or 5/16 bolts from the headlight bracket
    • Pull the headlight out
    • Disconnect the headlight wiring harnesses
  3. step : Removing the Hood Release Cable (4:20)
    • Pop off the hood latch covers
    • Remove the two 13mm bolts from the hood latch
    • Pry the cable behind the spring down and out of the latch
    • Press down on the tabs and pull the cable out of the latch completely
    • Fish the cable out of the radiator support and headlight
    • Pop the cable out of the retainer behind the power steering reservoir and fender
    • Pry off the cowl cover
    • Pop the cable out of the retainer below the cover
    • Pop out the two pins on the carpet cover
    • Slide cover out
    • Remove the two 8mm screws from the hood release handle
    • Pull the cable and boot through
  4. step : Installing the Hood Release Cable (8:48)
    • Feed the cable back through the firewall
    • Follow the original routing path all of the way up to the latch location
    • Lock the cable into its retainers
    • Clip the mechanism back into the latch
    • Tighten the two 13mm bolts to the latch mechanism
    • Press on the latch covers
    • Clip in the cowl panel
    • Snap the hood latch release into place
    • Tighten the 8mm screws to the release
    • Attach the carpet to the interior
  5. step : Installing the Headlight (11:02)
    • Reconnect the wiring harnesses to the headlight (gray to outer light, black to inner)
    • Line up the bolt holes on the headlight bracket to the bolt holes on the vehicle
    • Replace the 8mm bolts into the headlight bracket
  6. step : Installing the Bumper (13:10)
    • Line up the bumper
    • Start the four push pins into the top of the bumper
    • Connect the bumper tabs to the fender slots
    • Push in the push pins at the top of the bumper
    • Install the 10mm bolts at each corner of the bumper
    • Push the push pins into the wheel well
    • Connect the fog light wiring harnesses
    • Connect the side marker light wiring harnesses
    • Lift the belly pan into place
    • Install the 10mm bolts for the belly pan

Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 8mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Trim Tool Set

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The cable fit perfect on my 2007 Dodge charger
The cable fit perfect on my 2007 Dodge chargerand I didnt have no problems putting it in thank you one a auto shipping was fast to thank youWrite your review here. It must be at least 50 characters long. Consider whether you would recommend this product and what you like or dislike about it.
August 9, 2018
Great product
Fast shipping. Easy to install with instructional YouTube video.
October 29, 2018
Perfect fit for my 05 300C
High quality part that fits & works perfectly. Price was great. Easy ordering & prompt shipping.
November 6, 2018
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Year Make Model Description
2005-2010Chrysler 300 Chrysler 300 Hood Release Cable with Handle
2008-2014Dodge Challenger Dodge Challenger Hood Release Cable with Handle
2006-2010Dodge Charger Dodge Charger Hood Release Cable with Handle
2005-2008Dodge Magnum Dodge Magnum Hood Release Cable with Handle
Part #: 1AHRC00052

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How-to Video:

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