I would grab the plastic with a pliers and twist and lever to break of small 
chunks to avoid risking damage to the condenser.  Gradually chew through, don't 
try to get it all done at once.
Max Dillon
Charleston SC
'87 300TD
'95 E300

On July 25, 2015 11:54:50 AM EDT, LarryT via Mercedes <> 
>Hi Gang -
>     I have tried all your suggestions and a few of my own to get the 
>hood to pop up so I can open it.  I bought a used Grill Shell w/Insert 
>so I can break up the original one and hopefully get the hood latch to 
>     There's a pair of fans for the AC condenser but it looks like 
>there's enough room to work with.
>     So i am wondering if there's any creative ways to break open the 
>grill element?  I think I can get the chrome surround off once the 
>insert is opened up and then will have enough room  to reach the latch
>release it.
>Thanks -
>91 300D


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