Saturday, June 4, 2011

Hood REMOVAL and INSTALLATION ALIGNMENT on ford vehicle?

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1



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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the hood-to-hinge mounting

It is highly recommended that you have at least one assistant helping during this operation.

  1. Open the hood.
  2. Matchmark the hood-to-hinge position.
  3. Disconnect any electrical wire harness plugs.
  4. Have you're assistant(s) support the weight of the hood.
  5. Remove the hood-to-hinge bolts and lift the hood off of the hinges.
  6. Installation is the reverse of the removal. Loosely install the hood and align the matchmarks. Tighten the bolts securely.



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Fig. Fig. 2: Before removing the hood, matchmark the hood hinge to the hood



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Fig. Fig. 3: If equipped, disconnect the hood light wire harness plug ...



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Fig. Fig. 4: ... along with any ground straps



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Fig. Fig. 5: While an assistant holds the hood, remove the hinge-to-hood attaching bolts

ALIGNMENT



  1. Open the hood and matchmark the hinge and latch positions.
  2. Loosen the hinge-to-hood bolts just enough to allow movement of the hood.
  3. Move the hood as required to obtain the proper fit and alignment between the hood and all adjoining body panels. Tighten the bolts securely when satisfactorily aligned.
  4. Loosen the 2 latch attaching bolts.
  5. Move the latch from side-to-side to align the latch with the striker. Torque the latch bolts.
  6. Lubricate the latch and hinges and check the hood fit several times.

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