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How to Replace Hood Release Cable 00-07

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  1. step : Removing the Hood Release Cable (0:22)
    • Remove the push pin retainers to remove the front engine compartment cover
    • Disconnect the hood release cable from the hood latch lever
    • Tie wire or string to the end of the hood release cable
    • Pull on the hood release cable behind the headlight to remove the first section of cable
    • Loosen the 19 mm nut securing the hood release cable handle to the dash
    • Remove the hood release cable from the dash
    • Remove the rubber grommet from the firewall
    • Pull the hood release cable into the vehicle through the firewall
    • Pull in enough of the wire or string to work with
    • Remove the wire or string from the hood release cable
  2. step : Installing the Hood Release Cable (10:26)
    • Tie the wire or string inside the vehicle to the end of the new hood release cable
    • Feed the end of the hood release cable through the firewall into the engine compartment
    • Pull the string or wire to feed the hood release cable to the hood latch
    • Seat the rubber grommet into the hole in the firewall, using silicone paste if necessary
    • Remove the wire or string from the hood release cable
    • Attach the cable end to the hood latch lever
    • Reinstall the front engine compartment cover and secure it with the push pin retainers

Tools needed for replacement:

    Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Wire or String
  • Silicone Paste

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Pocket Screwdriver

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 19mm Wrench

2000 - 2006  Ford  Focus
2007 - 2007  Ford  Focus

00-07 Ford Focus Hood Release Cable w/Handle

Ford Focus Hood Release Cable DIY Solutions

This part replaces:

  • Dorman 912-048
  • OE # YS4Z16916AA
  • DIY Solutions BHS03677

Part Details

  • Includes: Handle
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