Whether it’s to check your car’s fluid levels, change your oil, add windshield washer fluid, or replace your car battery, it’s essential to maintain your engine unit in good conditions. But, it can appear that the bonnet of your Kia Venga doesn’t want to open, in this instance, what are your options? This is specifically the concern we will answer in this article and assist you to get out of this frustrating situation. To accomplish this, we are going to discover what can be the triggers of a stuck bonnet on your Kia Venga and then what are the possibilities to solve this problem.


Why is my bonnet stuck on my Kia Venga? What are the possibilities to open my bonnet?

As we described before, we will alternately see the causes for a bonnet stuck on your Kia Venga, and what possibilities are available to you to get your bonnet open and repaired.

Broken Kia Venga bonnet opening cable

First case scenario. You may not be able to open the bonnet of your Kia Venga because of the opening cable. Indeed, with wear and tear, or as a result of a failure, the cable that goes from your passenger compartment to your hood may crumble over time or get stuck in the shell that protects it. Though this is quite infrequent on newer vehicles, it is not unimaginable that you could be the victim of this problem, specifically when there is excess humidity in the region where you use your Kia Venga. If this is the case, there are few possibilities existing to you and going to your auto mechanic seems the most effective and most practical strategy. You will have to take out the front grille of your Kia Venga to gain access to the lock on your stuck bonnet. Using a large flat screwdriver you will be able to open your car’s bonnet lock by exerting a force on the lock to release it from the spring. Once open, you can try to identify the broken part of the bonnet cable of your Kia Venga, remove it from the passenger compartment and engine compartment side and replace it.

How to open the bonnet of my Kia Venga, even if I have a twisted opening lever?

Second possibility which can provoke a bonnet stuck on Kia Venga. It is this time at the level of the secondary lever which is used to end the procedure of opening the cover of your car. With time, this lever may break or twist, and thus prevent you from completing the opening of your engine compartment. You should still be able to unlock the bonnet from inside your car, but not fully open it. In this situation, a remedy is to use multi-function clamps and in the gap between the bonnet and the grille, grab the rest of the lever or the untwisted portion of your lever and pull it with strength. This will open the locked bonnet of your Kia Venga. Then if it is twisted, try to straighten it with your pliers. Or replace it with a new one.

Play in the cable to open the stuck bonnet of your Kia Venga

Before last trigger of a bonnet stuck on Kia Venga, you may be victim of a cable that is starting to have some play. Indeed, the bonnet opening mechanism of your car is equipped with a cable that goes from the passenger compartment of your Kia Venga to the opening locker. This cable may become loose over time. To resolve this problem completely, there is only one option, replace the hood opening cable of your Kia Venga. However, you will need a one-off solution in order to be able to open the cover of your car, you will have to ask somebody to help you. Position the person at the front of your Kia Venga who holds the lever down as if they wanted to finish opening the bonnet. And position yourself in the passenger compartment to pull the hood release handle on your car. If this doesn’t work, you can always try to do as in the case of a broken cable with a pair of clamps. Otherwise go to your mechanic.

Bonnet of my Kia Venga stuck

Finally, the last situation is when the bonnet gets stuck when the passenger compartment handle is operated. In this case, to unlock the hood of your Kia Venga, position someone at the front of your car. And whoever presses moderately on the bonnet of the Kia Venga, it will have the consequence of releasing some play so that the lock will be unlocked when you activate the interior handle.

If you have any additional questions about the Kia Venga, do not hesitate to consult our Kia Venga category.