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Q: How do I open the hood?

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How do I open the hood?

Opening the hood is very easy, and only takes a few steps: 1. Pull the Hood Release lever, which is located on the lower left side of your dashboard, near the brake pedal. You will fell and hear the hood release. 2. Run your hands under the hood to locate the release lever, which is near the front middle of the hood. Pull the lever to fully release the hood. 3. Raise the hood all the way. 4. Detach the support rod from its resting hook, and insert it into the hood slot to hold the hood up.

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