Q: Hood stuck upright

asked by on March 17, 2016

My hood is stuck in the upright position and won't close.

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If your hood goes down but does not latch, the latch may be stuck in the closed position and will require lubrication or replacement to get it unstuck. If the hood will not even go down at all, the issue lies in your hood hinges. These hinges may also be lubricated to fix the problem. If you are unsuccessful in lubricating the hinges, they may also require replacement. Ensure these parts get replaced by a professional in order to maintain correct hood to body alignment after the repair.

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