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Q: How would I open my car hood when I foget the keys and the car is totally locked

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hood when I foget the keys and the car is totally locked pls help

You cannot open the hood as easily as opening the door using a locksmith. If the cable broke and you need to get in, then a mechanic would have to raise the vehicle and get to the latch for you.

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