Honda CR-V: Opening and Closing the Hood - Service Station Procedures - Before Driving - Honda CR-V Owner's ManualHonda CR-V: Opening and Closing the Hood

1. Park the vehicle, and set the

1. Park the vehicle, and set the parking brake. Pull the hood release handle located under the lower left corner of the dashboard.

The hood will pop up slightly.

2. Reach in between the hood and

2. Reach in between the hood and the front grille with your fingers.

The hood latch handle is above the ‘‘H’’ logo. Push this handle up until it releases the hood. Lift the hood.

If the hood latch handle moves stiffly, or if you can open the hood without lifting the handle, the mechanism should be cleaned and lubricated.

3. Holding the grip, pull the support

3. Holding the grip, pull the support rod out of its clip. Insert the end into the hole in the hood designated by an arrow.

To close the hood, lift it up slightly to remove the support rod from the hole. Put the support rod back into its holding clip. Lower the hood to about a foot (30 cm) above the fender, then let it drop. Make sure it is securely latched.

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