Put on gloves to protect your hands.
Take care not to scratch the body or related parts.
Remove the front grille cover.
Remove the clips, and release the hooks (A) from the body, then remove the hood latch cover (B).
For some models: Remove the clip (A), then disconnect and detach the hood latch switch connector (B).
Remove the bolts, then remove the hood latch (A) from the body.
Disconnect the hood opener cable (B) from the hood latch. Take care not to kink the cable.
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).
Adjust the hood latch alignment.
Make sure the hood opens properly and locks securely.
Your vehicle has several convenient storage areas: • Glove box • Front door pockets • Seat-back pocket • Center pocket • Cargo area side pocket • Cargo area, including the rear sea ...
Checking the Battery
Check the condition of the battery monthly by looking at the test indicator window. The label on the battery explains the test indicator’s colors. The test indicator window’s location differ ...