Hood Adjustment

Hood Adjustment

1.Remove the cowl covers.

2.Slightly loosen each bolt.

3.Adjust the hood (A) alignment in this sequence.

  • Adjust the hood right and left, as well as forward and rearward, by using the elongated holes on the hood hinge(B).
  • Turn the hood edge cushions (C), as necessary, to make the hood fit flush with the body at the front and side edges.
  • Adjust the hood latch (D) to obtain the proper height at the forward edge, and move the hood latch right or left until the striker (E) is centered in the hood latch.


4.Tighten each bolt securely.

5.Check that the hood opens properly and locks securely.

6.Apply touch-up paint to the hinge mounting bolts and around the hinges.

7.Grease each location of the hood striker (A), hood latch (B), and hood hinge (C) as indicated by the arrows.



8.Reinstall the cowl covers.