Chrysler Front Wheel Drive Cars 6-CYL 1988-1995 Repair Information

Hood

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4

To perform this procedure a cover that will protect both the windshield and the two fenders is required, as well as an assistant.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. If applicable, unplug all electrical connectors on the hood, then remove the wiring harness from the hood.
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  5. On Premier and Monaco vehicles, remove the under hood latch release mechanism.
    1. Remove the latch mechanism spring.
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    3. Matchmark the position of the mechanism on the hood.
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    5. Loosen and remove the mounting bolts.
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  7. Scribe a mark around each hinge where it connects to the underside of the hood for reinstallation with a minimum of adjustment.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Remove the upper end of the support piston by prying the retaining clip off of the ball stud



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Fig. Fig. 2: If any underhood wiring is present, make sure to remove the wiring harness from the hood prior to removal

  1. Protect the windshield and fenders with a cover. Then, place blocks of wood behind the hood-between it and the windshield to protect the windshield in case the hood should slide to the rear.
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  3. If applicable, remove the hood support pistons (Premier and Monaco vehicles).
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  5. While an assistant supports the hood, remove the hood bolts. With one person on either side, remove the hood from the car. If the hood is being replaced with a new one, transfer the latch striker and safety catch by removing the attaching bolts and reinstalling these components onto the new hood with them.
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