Hood Latch Replacement

1.If equipped, detach the hood latch switch connector (A) and the harness clip (B) from the body, and disconnect the connector.


2.Remove the bolts, then remove the hood latch (A) from the body.


3.Disconnect the hood opener cable (A) from the hood latch (B). Take care not to bend the cable.


4.Install the hood latch in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:

  • Grease each location of the hood latch indicated by the arrows.
  • Make sure the hood opener cable is connected properly and hood latch switch connector is plugged in properly (for some models).
  • Adjust the hood latch alignment.
  • Make sure the hood opens properly and locks securely.