77 240d, not sure if it's the same mechanism... but the way you describe it sounds the same.
There is a slightly hooked spring loaded latch that attaches to the handle. Release the hood lever thing from inside, then wrap the wire around the latch and pull forward the same way you would pull the handle. On Sun, Jul 19, 2015 at 5:28 PM, Max Dillon via Mercedes < firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Darren, which car? Does hood latch mean the handle that pops out of the > grill after the inside hood release is pulled? > > Running a piece of wire around the base of the lever may allow Larry to > release the hood by pulling the wire toward the passenger side of the car. > -- > Max Dillon > Charleston SC > '87 300TD > '95 E300 > > On July 19, 2015 2:57:00 PM EDT, Darren Marshall via Mercedes < > email@example.com> wrote: > >Once macgyvered some wire around the hood latch through the grill > >insert after busting the latch pull. Or maybe I pryed with a long > >screwdriver. Whatever. It was possible to do without damaging/removing > >anything. > > > >Darren > > > > _______________________________________ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: > http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com > > -- *Darren Marshall, Co Founder* dar...@doejo.com | 773 348 1227 | 3128 N Broadway, Chicago *We fuel ideas that grow. *Doejo is an award-winning design firm, helping organizations innovate, build products, services, spaces, and experiences. -- This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. If you have received this email in error please notify the sender. This message contains confidential information and is intended only for the individual named. If you are not the named addressee you should not disseminate, distribute or copy this email. Please notify the sender immediately by email if you have received this email by mistake and delete this email from your system. If you are not the intended recipient you are notified that disclosing, copying, distributing or taking any action in reliance on the contents of this information is strictly prohibited. _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com