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Introduction

Opening the hood is required to access the engine bay and perform many vehicle maintenance tasks.

  1. Locate the hood latch beside the driver's side door, right next to the left foot rest. Locate the hood latch beside the driver's side door, right next to the left foot rest.
    • Locate the hood latch beside the driver's side door, right next to the left foot rest.

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  2. Pull the latch toward you to release the hood.
    • Pull the latch toward you to release the hood.

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  4. Walk around to the front of the vehicle. Slide your hand under the hood, directly above the Honda emblem. Locate and pull the hood tab to unlock the hood.
    • Walk around to the front of the vehicle.

    • Slide your hand under the hood, directly above the Honda emblem. Locate and pull the hood tab to unlock the hood.

    • Once the tab is released, lift the hood up.

  5. Use your left hand to hold the hood up. Locate the hood stand and pull it out of the clip.
    • Use your left hand to hold the hood up. Locate the hood stand and pull it out of the clip.

  6. Place the tip of the hood stand into the hole located in the upper left of the hood.
    • Place the tip of the hood stand into the hole located in the upper left of the hood.

    • Let the hood rest on the stand.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Whats next after opening the hood? How to check for the hood latch? Where is it located? Need to check for the cause why the alarm keeps going

off at odd hours. The car has lojack and a car alarm. Changed the FOB key that didnt worked. Manually opened the door with key. Not happening problem still exist. Need help with what other options.

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