Chrysler Caravan/Voyager/Town n Country 1984-1995

Hood

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4



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Fig. Fig. 1: Hood and hinge assembly



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Fig. Fig. 2: Hood safety catch assembly



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Fig. Fig. 3: Hood latch components



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Fig. Fig. 4: Hood release cable attachment

  1. Raise the hood to its full open position.
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  3. Remove the cowl cover retaining screws.
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  5. Remove the wiper arms and the cowl cover.
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  7. Disengage the under hood light connector.
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  9. Mark all bolt and hinge attachment points with a grease pencil or equivalent, to provide reference marks for installation.
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  11. Remove the top hood-to-hinge attaching bolts and loosen the bottom bolts until they can be removed by hand.
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  13. With the aid of a helper, support the hood and remove the hinge bolts.
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  15. Move the hood away from the vehicle and store it in a way to prevent it from being damaged.
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To install:
  1. With the aid of a helper, position the hood on the hinges and install the lower hinge bolt finger-tight.
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  3. Install the remaining hinge bolts and align the hinge marks. Tighten the bolts.
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When the hood is properly aligned there should be a 0.16 in. (4mm) clearance at the fenders, and the hood should be flush in height with the top of the fenders.

  1. Connect the under hood light and install the cowl cover. Install the wiper arms.
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  3. Check the hood latch operation.
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