Hyundai Tucson: Exterior / Hood Repair procedures

Replacement
Hood Assembly Replacement
   
When removing and installing the hood, an assistant is necessary.
Take care not to damaged the hood and body.
When removing the clips, use a clip remover.
1.
Loosen the hood hinge (A) mounting bolts, remove the hood (B).

Tightening torque:
21.6 ~ 26.5 N.m (2.2 ~ 2.7 kgf.m 15.9 ~ 19.5 lb-ft )

2.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
   
Make sure the hood locks/unlocks and opens/closes properly.
Adjust the hood alignment.
Hood Insulator Pad Replacement
   
Take care not to scratch the hood panel.
1.
Using a clip remover, remove the clips.
2.
Remove the hood insulator pad (A).

3.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
   
Replace any damaged clips.
Hood Seal Weatherstrip Replacement
1.
Detach the clips, then remove the hood weatherstrip (A).
   
Take care not to scratch the hood seal weatherstrip.

2.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
   
Replace any damaged clips.
Hood Weatherstrip Replacement
1.
Remove the hood weatherstrip (A).

2.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
Hood Latch Release Handle Replacement
1.
Remove the hood release handle (A).

2.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
   
Make sure the hood latch release cable is connected properly.
Make sure the hood locks/unlocks and opens/closes properly.
Hood Latch Replacement
1.
Loosen the hood latch (A) mounting bolts.
2.
Disconnect the hood latch cable (B) and release cable (C).

Tightening torque :
7.8 ~ 11.8 N.m (0.8 ~ 1.2 kgf.m, 5.8 ~ 8.7 lb-ft )

3.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
   
Make sure the hood latch release cable is connected properly.
Make sure the hood locks/unlocks and opens/closes properly.
Adjust the latch alignment.
Adjustment
Adjust Hood
1.
After loosening the hinge (A) mounting bolt, adjust the hood (B) by moving it up or down, or right or left.
2.
Adjust the hood height by turning the hood over slam bumpers (C).
3.
After loosening the hood latch (D) mounting bolts, adjust the latch by moving it up or down, or right or left.

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