10-5. HOOD AND HINGE REPLACEMENT (Contd)
1. Lower hood (4) and check alignment of hood stop guide (3) with center hood stop (2) on A
pillar (1), and hood catch (5) with body latch (6).
Upper and lower hinge halves contain slotted mounting holes to
allow for adjustment.
2. With hood (4) lowered and secured and alignment correct, tighten four lower hinge half attaching
locknuts (7) to 60 lb-ft (81 Nom).
After hood alignment is completed, some contact may occur
between hood and left mirror bracket. If contact exists, use file and
trim about 1/4 in. (6.4 mm) off left comer and edge of hood. Trim
until hood closes without hitting left mirror bracket. Touch up trim
with paint (refer to TM 43-0139).
FOLLOW-ON TASKS: .
Lower and secure hood (TM 9-2320-280-10).
Connect battery ground cable (para. 4-73).