Hood Opener Cable Replacement

  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  • Take care not to scratch the body and related parts.

1.Remove these items:

2.Disconnect the hood opener cable (A) from the hood latch (B), and disconnect the hood opener cable from the hood release handle (C).


3.LHD: Remove the lower part of the air intake silencer (D) by pulling it down.

4.Using a clip remover, detach the clips, peel the vinyl tapes (E) being wound onto the engine compartment wire harness (F) and the opener cable off, and remove the cable from the harness clip (G). Remove the grommet (H) from the body, then remove the hood opener cable from the vehicle. Take care not to bend the cable.

5.Install the cable in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:

  • Replace any damaged clips.
  • Route the cable through the hole (I) in the body.
  • Make sure the hood opens properly and locks securely.