— Remove front bumper assembly. See 630 Bumpers.
^ Locate and punch mark position 50 mm (2 in.) down from bottom of bumper trim panel and 25 mm (1 in.) to the left of body center line. Drill an 8 mm (5/16 in.) hole through front body panel.
^ Using a piece of stiff steel wire (6 mm or 1/4 in.) approximately 40 cm (16 in.) long, make a 90° bend 15 mm (0.6 in.) from wire end.
— Insert tool upward through hole in panel to catch hood release. Turn tool to right to release lock.
— Plug drilled hole (use Porsche part no. 999 703 044 50).
— Reinstall front bumper.
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