Hyundai Coupes/Sedans 1994-1998 Repair Guide

Hood

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2 and 3



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Fig. Fig. 1: Hood components and mounting



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Fig. Fig. 2: Always matchmark the hood to hinge position when removing the hood



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Fig. Fig. 3: Loosen the hood attaching bolts while a helper supports the hood

Cover the front body area with a blanket for protection when removing and installing the hood.

  1. Open the hood and have an assistant support it.
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  3. Matchmark the hood-to-hinge position.
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  5. Remove the hinge-to-hood bolts and lift off the hood.
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  7. Install the hood in position and align the marks made during removal.
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  9. Install the hinge bolts and tighten to 16-19 ft. lbs. (22-27 Nm).
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  11. Check the alignment of the hood, and adjust as needed.
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ALIGNMENT



See Figures 4 and 5



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Fig. Fig. 4: Hood side-to-side and vertical lift adjustments



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Fig. Fig. 5: Hood latch adjustment

  1. Adjust the hood side-to-side and fore-aft fit by loosening the hood-to-hinge bolts and repositioning the hood as necessary.
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  3. Hood lock centering adjustment is made by loosening the lock plate bolts and moving the plate as necessary.
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  5. Hood vertical fit is adjusted by raising or lowering the hood stops.
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