Chevrolet Chevette/1000 1976-1988 Repair Guide

Hood

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1View of the hood assembly



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Fig. Fig. 2Hood support rod location



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Fig. Fig. 3Exploded view of the primary hood latch mounting



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Fig. Fig. 4Secondary hood latch removal and installation



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Fig. Fig. 5Use a felt-tip pen to matchmark the hood hinge position for installation purposes



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Fig. Fig. 6With an assistant holding the hood, loosen the hood hinge bolts



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Fig. Fig. 7Hood lock adjustment procedure



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Fig. Fig. 8Hood bumper locations and removal and installation

  1. Raise the hood and support with the rod.
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  3. Disconnect the under hood lamp wire, if so equipped.
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  5. Scribe the hinge bolt-to-hood location.
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  7. With an assistant, remove the hood-to-hinge bolts and remove the hood.
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  9. With an assistant, place the hood in position and install the hood hinge to hood bolts. Line up the scribe marks made during removal. Check hood alignment after tightening.
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