Honda Accord: Hood Adjustment - Hood - Body - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Hood Adjustment

1. Remove these Items: - Front grille cover: - 2-door (see page 20-274) - 4-door (see page 20-274) - Cowl covers (see page 20-278) - Hood latch cover, 4-door (see step 2 on page 20-302) 2. Slightly loosen the hood hinge mounting bolts (A) and the hood latch mounting bolts (B).

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3. Adjust the hood (C) alignment in the following sequence:


3. Adjust the hood (C) alignment in the following sequence: - Adjust the hood right and left, as well as forward and rearward, by using the elongated holes in the hood hinges (D).

- Turn the hood edge cushions (E), in or out as necessary, to make the hood fit flush with the body at the front and side edges.

4. Adjust the hood latch (F) to obtain the proper height at the forward edge, and move the latch right or left until the striker (G) is centered in the latch.

5. Tighten each bolt to the specified torque.

6. Check that the hood opens properly and closes securely.

7. Apply touch-up paint to the hinge mounting bolts and around the hinges, and let the paint dry.

8. Apply multipurpose grease to the hood latch and the hood hinges as indicated by the arrows.


9. Reinstall all of the removed parts.


9. Reinstall all of the removed parts.

    Hood
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