Hyundai Elantra: Closing the hood - Hood - Features of your vehicle - Hyundai Elantra MD 2010-2018 Owners manualHyundai Elantra: Closing the hood


1. Before closing the hood, check the following:

  • All filler caps in engine compartment must be correctly installed.
  • Gloves, rags or any other combustible material must be removed from the engine compartment.

2. Return the support rod to its clip to prevent it from rattling.

3. Lower the hood until it is about 1 ft. (30 cm) above the closed position and let it drop. Make sure that it locks into place.

WARNING

  • Before closing the hood, ensure that all obstructions are removed from the hood opening. Closing the hood with an obstruction present in the hood opening may result in property damage or severe personal injury.
  • Do not leave gloves, rags or any other combustible material in the engine compartment. Doing so may cause a heat-induced fire.
  • Always double check to be sure that the hood is firmly latched before driving away. If it is not latched, the hood could open while the vehicle is being driven, causing a total loss of visibility, which might result in an accident.
  • Do not move the vehicle with the hood in the raised position, as vision is obstructed and the hood could fall or be damaged.
    Opening the hood
    1.Pull the release lever to unlatch the hood. The hood should pop open slightly. WARNING Open the hood after turning off the engine on a flat surface, shifting the shift lever to the P(Park) p ...