Hyundai Elantra: Closing the hood - Hood - Features of your vehicle - Hyundai Elantra HD 2006Ц2010 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 WARNING

Make sure the hood is properly locked before driving.

WARNING - Hood WARNING - Hood

  • 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.
    Opening the hood
    1. Pull the release lever to unlatch the hood. The hood should pop open slightly. 2. Go to the front of the vehicle, raise the hood slightly, pull the secondary latch (1) inside of the hood cen ...