Volvo 240/740/760/780/940/960 1990-1998

Hood

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

  1. Raise the hood.
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  3. Disconnect any electrical or fluid lines between the hood and the body.
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  5. Scribe marks around the hinges to facilitate hood installation. Have a helper support the hood so it doesn't damage the body during removal.
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  7. Remove the hinge-to-hood bolts on each side and lift the hood clear of the vehicle.
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The hood can be easily damaged; take great care not to bend or dimple the hood. Store it on pads and cover it to protect it while off the vehicle.

To install:
  1. Position the hood and install the bolts just tight enough to hold it in position.
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  3. Lower the hood and check the alignment; the gap should be even all around.
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  5. Tighten the bolts.
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  7. Attach any electrical connections or fluid lines which were removed.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Locate the washer jet hoses ...



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Fig. Fig. 2: ... and disconnect them



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Fig. Fig. 3: Remove the clips retaining the hose



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Fig. Fig. 4: Matchmark the hood and hinges to ease installation