Suzuki Grand Vitara: Engine Hood - Other Controls and Equipment - Suzuki Grand Vitara Owner's ManualSuzuki Grand Vitara: Engine Hood

To open the engine hood: 1) Pull the hood release handle located on the outboard
Engine Hood

To open the engine hood: 1) Pull the hood release handle located on the outboard side of the driver’s side of the instrument panel. This will disengage the engine hood lock halfway.

2) Push the under-hood release lever sideways with your finger, as shown in the

2) Push the under-hood release lever sideways with your finger, as shown in the illustration. While pushing the lever, lift up the engine hood.

3) Continue to lift up the hood until it is high enough to support with the prop

3) Continue to lift up the hood until it is high enough to support with the prop rod.

To close the engine hood: 1) Lift the hood up slightly and remove the prop rod from the hole. Put the prop rod back to the holding clip. 2) Lower the hood close to the bumper, then let it drop down. Make sure the hood is securely latched after closing.

fully closed and latched before driving. If it is not, it can fly up unexpectedly WARNING: Make sure the hood is fully closed and latched before driving. If it is not, it can fly up unexpectedly during driving, obstructing your view and resulting in an accident.

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    Cup Holder and Storage Bin (if equipped)
    Cup holders and a storage bin are provided as shown. To access a bin, push the release button. To use the console bin, pull the lever up and open the lid. To use the rear cup holders, open th ...

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