Jeep CJ 1945-1970 Repair Information

Hood

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1



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Fig. Fig. 1: Hood and related components used on all Jeep CJ models

  1. Matchmark the hinges and mounting panels.
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  3. Disconnect the underhood light wire.
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  5. Unbolt the hood from the hinges.
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  7. Remove the hood prop rod, prop rod retainer clip, side catch brackets, windshield bumpers and footman loop.
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  9. Assembly and installation is the reverse of removal and disassembly. Check hood alignment
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ALIGNMENT



  1. Loosen the hinge mounting screws on one side and tap the hinge in the direction opposite to which the hood is to be moved.
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  3. Tighten the screws.
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  5. Repeat this procedure on the opposite hinge.
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