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(1) Release primary hood latch.

(2) Release hood safety catch and open hood.

(3) Disconnect the under hood lamp wire connector.

(4) Mark all nut and hinge attachment locations with a grease pencil or other suitable device to provide reference marks for installation.

(5) Remove the top nuts attaching hood to hinge and loosen the bottom nuts until they can be removed by hand (Fig. 2).

(6) With assistance of a helper, support the hood at the opposite side of the vehicle.

(7) Remove the bottom nuts and separate the hood from the vehicle.

Fig. 2 Hood Fig. 2 Hood

1 - HOOD



(1) With assistance of a helper, position the hood on hinges.

(2) Align all marks and install the nuts. The hood should be aligned to 5 mm (0.2 in.) gap to the front fenders and flush across the top surfaces along fenders.

(3) Connect the under hood lamp wire connector.

(4) Close hood and adjust as necessary.

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