HOOD ADJUSTMENT

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

Tip:
  • B230308E03

    Centering bolts are used to mount the hood hinge and hood lock. The hood and hood lock cannot be adjusted with the centering bolts on. Substitute the centering bolts with standard bolts (with washers) when making adjustments.

  • A bolt without a torque specification is shown in the standard bolt chart (Click here).

PROCEDURE

  1. REMOVE RADIATOR SUPPORT OPENING COVER

  2. ADJUST HOOD SUB-ASSEMBLY

    1. B222035

      Adjust the hood position.

      1. Loosen the 4 hinge bolts on the hood.

      2. Move the hood and adjust the clearance between the hood and front fender.

      3. Tighten the 4 hinge bolts on the hood after the adjustment.

        13 N*m

        133 kgf*cm

        10 ft.*lbf

    2. B222036

      Adjust the cushion rubber so that the hood and fender are aligned.

      Tip:

      Raise or lower the front end of the hood by turning the cushion rubber.

    3. Adjust the hood lock.

      1. B222037

        Loosen the 3 bolts.

      2. Adjust the hood lock position so that the striker can enter it smoothly.

      3. Tighten the 3 bolts after the adjustment.

        7.5 N*m

        76 kgf*cm

        66 in.*lbf

  3. INSTALL RADIATOR SUPPORT OPENING COVER