Hood Release

1. To open the hood,

1. To open the hood, first pull the handle with this symbol on it. It is located inside the vehicle under the instrument panel on the driver’s side.

2. Then go to the front of the vehicle and

2. Then go to the front of the vehicle and release the secondary hood release.
3. Lift the hood, release the prop rod from its retainer and put the prop rod into the slot in the hood.

Before closing the hood, be sure all the filler caps are on properly. Then lift the hood to relieve pressure on the prop rod. Remove the prop rod from its slot in the hood and return the prop to its retainer. Lower the hood 6 to 8 inches (15 to 20 cm) above the vehicle and release it to latch fully. Check to make sure the hood is closed and repeat the process if necessary.

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