Hood

- Make sure the hood is completely

- Make sure the hood is completely closed and latched before driving.

Failure to do so could cause the hood to fly open and result in an accident.

- If you see steam or smoke coming from the engine compartment, to avoid injury do not open the hood.

When opening the hood:

When opening the hood:
1. Pull the hood release handle 1 located below the instrument panel; the hood will then spring up slightly.

2. Pull the lever 2 up at the front of the hood with your fingertips.

3. Raise the hood.

4. Remove the support rod from the hood and insert it into the slot 3 .

Hold the coated part A when removing or resetting the support rod. Avoid direct contact with the metal parts, as they may be hot immediately after the engine has been stopped.

When closing the hood:
1. Return the support rod to its original position.

2. Slowly move the hood down to latch the lock.

3. Push the hood down to lock the hood securely into place.

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