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Hood Latch Replacement

  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  • Take care not to scratch the body and related parts.
  1. For some models: Remove the clip (A), then disconnect and detach the hood switch connector (B).

  1. Remove the bolts, then remove the hood latch (A) from the body.
  1. Disconnect the hood opener cable (B) from the hood latch. Take care not to kink the cable.

  1. Install the latch in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
    • Apply multipurpose grease to each location of the hood latch indicated by the arrows.
    • Make sure the hood opener cable is connected properly and hood latch switch connector is plugged in properly (for some models).
    • Make sure the hood opens properly and locks securely.