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INTRODUCTION TO HOOD DIAGNOSIS
Wind noise at the hood may be caused by improper
HOOD DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLESHOOTING STRATEGY
Use these steps to plan your diagnostic strategy. If
2. Verify that the condition described by the
3. Find the malfunction by following the Symptom
4. Verify malfunction is eliminated.
INSPECTION PROCEDURE 1: Difficult locking and unlocking
STEP 1. Check the release cable routing
Q: Is the release cable routing condition good?
Go to Step 2.
Repair it, then go to Step 4.
STEP 2. Check the engagement of the hood latch
Q: Are the hood latch and hood striker engaged
Go to Step 3.
STEP 3. Check for proper lubrication of release
Q: Is the release cable properly lubricated?
Go to Step 4.
Lubricate, then go to Step 4.
STEP 4. Check symptoms.
Q: Does the hood lock operate easily?
This diagnosis is complete.
Return to Step 1.
Difficult locking and unlocking
Uneven body clearance