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2008 v70 Hood Latch Sensor

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martyrl
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2008 v70 Hood Latch Sensor

Post by martyrl » Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:19 pm

2008 v70: I has a shop replace the radiator and now the 'Hood Open' message is on continuously. It appears the sensor is bad - since I can pull the wire from the sensor (but can barely see it), jump the connection and the message goes away. However, I can't find the part on any diagrams? Does anyone know the part #? Or is it built into the lock assembly? On both sides?

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Re: 2008 V70 Hood Latch Sensor

Post by jimmy57 » Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:41 pm

Driver's side latch has the hood switch. Are you really concerned with underhood theft or forgetting to close it? Jumper it and end the problem.

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Re: 2008 V70 Hood Latch Sensor

Post by martyrl » Sun Sep 24, 2017 1:00 am

Actually - the wire connector is on the passenger side - but I think you are right - probably not worth the trouble replacing...

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Re: 2008 V70 Hood Latch Sensor

Post by jimmy57 » Sun Sep 24, 2017 9:20 pm

I was picturing P2 in my head. That makes sense as P3 has a major connector next to RH frame rail down below that latch that goes inside to the CEM in the RH bulkhead/footwell. CEM watches the latches.

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Re: 2008 V70 Hood Latch Sensor

Post by thomlep » Thu Jan 25, 2018 4:07 pm

Hi Martyrl, I have the same problem. Did you jumper the wires to make the problem go away?
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Re: 2008 v70 Hood Latch Sensor

Post by abscate » Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:20 am

Middle age thread, but OP did jumper latch connection successfully in first post, for reference
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