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Step 1

Locate and pull hood latch.

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Step 2

Bang on hood furiously.(Repeat step 1 as well)

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Step 3

Go inside and yell at cat. (optional)

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Step 4

Go back outside and jam screwdriver into latch.

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Step 5

Locate a plunger and attach to hood.

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Step 6

Pull up on hood.

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Step 7

Open hood.

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It gets better

Now I have to wait until my other car thaws out to jump it. The passenger rear door was the only door not frozen shut (go figure).

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The joys of -3 degrees.

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