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Old 03-09-2003, 06:35 PM
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380SE hood latch

I went through the posts and couldn't find my, here I am.

I popped the hood open with a bit of difficulty, then when I went to close it the passenger's side latch caught, but the driver's side wouldn't. I lubed the latches and cable. The driver's side won't "click" shut like the passenger side does even when I have the hood open.

Any suggestions? The cable is ok.
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Old 03-09-2003, 09:36 PM
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Is there any chance that there may be some sort of obstruction somewhere in the side that's not closing?
Mike Murrell
1991 300-SEL - Model 126
M103 - SOHC
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Old 03-09-2003, 10:04 PM
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There's no obstruction. I tried to close it with a screwdriver and it doesn't "click." The passenger side latch does "click."

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