from the footwell, i am able to push up the cable, enough to give it more than an inch of travel i think. does unhooking it from underneath mean that there was some kind of restraint that i don't have? the various descriptions indicate that it should slide out without a lot of difficulty. i got a pretty good grip on it once i had the ac vent out...
1993 300e-2.8 - gone now <sigh>
"Do not adjust your mind, it's reality that's malfunctioning"