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Q: How do I open the hood?

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How do I open the hood?

The hood covers the engine and other important mechanisms. To get to certain features on your vehicle, you will need to open the hood. To open the hood.

  1. Pull the hood release handle on the driver’s side.

  2. Release the auxiliary latch on the front bumper.

  3. Lift the hood.

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