Honda Civic/CRX/del Sol 1984-1995 Repair Guide

Hood Opener and Latch

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. In the interior of the car, remove the bolts that retain the hood latch handle assembly and disconnect the opener cable.
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  3. Remove the front bumper assembly.
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  5. Remove the hood latch mounting bolts and disconnect the cable.
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  7. Remove the drivers side inner fender shield and pull the cable through the wheel well.
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Securely tie a rope to the end of the cable before pulling it through, this will allow you to pull the new cable into position.

  1. Install the new cable in position. Install the inner fender shield.
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  3. Install the cable at the hood latch and install the latch retaining bolts. Tighten the bolts to 7 ft. lbs. (10 Nm).
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  5. Connect the cable at the release assembly inside the vehicle and install the release assembly retaining bolts. Adjust the hood latch as needed.
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