Hyundai Elantra: Opening the hood - Hood - Features of your vehicle - Hyundai Elantra HD 2006Ц2010 Owners ManualHyundai Elantra: Opening the hood


1. Pull the release lever to unlatch the hood. The hood should pop open slightly.

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

2. Go to the front of the vehicle, raise the hood slightly, pull the secondary latch (1) inside of the hood center and lift the hood (2).

3.Pull the support rod from the engine room.

3.Pull the support rod from the engine room.

4.Hold the hood open with the support rod.

WARNING - Hot parts WARNING - Hot parts

Grasp the support rod in the area wrapped in rubber. The rubber will help prevent you from being burned by hot metal when the engine is hot.

WARNING WARNING

  • Always double check to be sure that the hood is firmly latched before driving away. If it is not latched, the hood could fly open while the vehicle is being driven, causing a total loss of visibility, which might result in an accident.
  • The support rod must be inserted completely into the hole provided in the hood whenever you inspect the engine compartment.This will prevent the hood from falling and possibly injuring you.
  • Do not move the vehicle with the hood in the raised position, as vision is obstructed and the hood could fall or be damaged.
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    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 eng ...