GM Celebrity/Century/Ciera/6000 1982-1996 Repair Guide

Hood

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Raise the hood. Install protective coverings over the fenders, to prevent damage to the paint and moldings.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the underhood lamp wire.
  4.  
  5. Matchmark the position of the hinge on the hood to aid in alignment when hood is reinstalled.
  6.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Matchmark the position of the hinge on the hood to aid in alignment when the hood is reinstalled

  1. With the hood supported, remove the hinge-to-hood screws on each side of the hood.
  2.  
  3. Remove the hood.
  4.  

To install:
  1. Align the hood with the marks made during removal.
  2.  
  3. Install the hood-to-hinge screws on each side of the hood, then tighten to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
  4.  



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Fig. Fig. 2: Install the hood-to-hinge screws on each side of the hood, then tighten to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm)

  1. Connect the underhood lamp wire.
  2.  
  3. Close the hood, then inspect for proper alignment. If not aligned properly, open the hood and repeat the previous tightening sequence.
  4.  

ALIGNMENT



See Figure 3

Fore-and-aft adjustment can be made at the hinge-to-hood attaching screws. Vertical adjustment at the front can be made by adjusting the rubber bumpers up or down.



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Fig. Fig. 3: Vertical adjustment at the front may be made by adjusting the rubber bumpers up or down

 
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