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Q: How do I unlock the hood?

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How do I unlock the hood?

A: To gain access to the engine area, you must...

To gain access to the engine area, you must unlock the hood.

  1. Locate the hood release lever from inside the car. It’s located on the lower left side below the steering wheel.

  2. Pull the lever for the hood release to allow the hood to pop up a little.

  3. Locate the auxiliary catch lever under the edge of the hood.

  4. Pull up on the lever and lift up the hood.

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