Pontiac Fiero 1984-1988 Repair Guide

Hood

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1 Exploded view of the hood attachment and adjustment points

Scribe a line around the hinge on the hood inner panel and front panel to indicate the original position.

  1. With as assistant, remove the two upper support attaching bolts.
  2.  
  3. Remove the hinge-to-body nuts and remove the hood.
  4.  

To install:

  1. With an assistant, position the hood into position and install the body nuts and hinge bolts. Torque the hinge nuts and bolts to 15-25 ft. lbs. (20-34 Nm).
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ADJUSTMENT



Slotted holes are provided at all hood hinge attaching points. The hood can be adjusted vertically fore and aft.

Hood Too High or Low at the Front Corners
  1. Loosen the hinge nuts.
  2.  
  3. Reposition the hood assembly.
  4.  
  5. Torque the nuts to 15-25 ft. lbs. (20-34 Nm).
  6.  

Hood Too High or Low at the Rear Corners
  1. Determine the amount and direction of adjustment needed.
  2.  
  3. Adjust the hood bumper accordingly.
  4.  

Hood Too Far Fore or Aft
  1. Loosen the hinge bolts.
  2.  
  3. Reposition the hood assembly.
  4.  
  5. Torque the bolts to 15-25 ft. lbs. (20-34 Nm).
  6.  

 
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