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Adjust Your Hood Resting Height

Need to adjust your Hood Resting Height?

Driver's side setting was too low.
I chipped and dislocated my turn signal assembly. Ugh.

Driver’s side setting was too low. One day — I don’t know when — I must have let the hood slam down too hard and it chipped and dislocated my turn signal assembly.

There are two easy 11mm bolts to untighten then tighten. The second is hard to see in the photo, but it’s there. The latch assembly moves up and down with the bumper, all as one.

Just a little movement in the height makes a big difference when you look at the hood when closed.

Use an extension. This is a Beginner level job. Very easy.

Adjust your hood resting height

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