Hyundai Santa Fe (TM): Hood - Body (Interior and Exterior)Hyundai Santa Fe (TM): Hood

Repair procedures

Adjustment
1.
After loosening the hinge (A) mounting bolt, adjust the hood (B) by moving it up and down or from side to side and tighten the bolt.
2.
Adjust the hood height by moving the hood overslam bumpers (C) up and down.
3.
After loosening the hood latch (D) mounting bolts, adjust the latch by moving it up and down or from side to side.

Hood Assembly. Components and components location

Component Location

1. Hood assembly

Hood Assembly. Repair procedures

Replacement
  
Be careful not to damage the hood and body.
  
Removing or installing the hood requires an assistant.
When removing the clips, use a clip remover.
1.
After loosening the hood hinge (A) mounting bolts, remove the hood assembly (B).
Tightening torque :
21.6 - 26.5 N.m (2.2 - 2.7 kgf.m, 15.9 - 19.5 lb-ft)

2.
To install, reverse removal procedure.
  
Make sure the hood locks / unlocks and opens / closes properly.
Adjust the hood alignment.

Hood Insulator Pad. Repair procedures

Replacement
1.
Using a clip remover, remove the clips and then the hood insulator pad (A).
  
Be careful not to scratch the hood panel.

2.
To install, reverse removal procedure.
  
Replace any damaged clips (or pin-type retainers).

Hood Lift. Repair procedures

Replacement
  
When removing and installing the hood lifter, an assistant is necessary.
When removing the clips, use a clip remover.
1.
Using a screwdriver, lift the socket clips (A) up slightly on both ends of the lifter (B).

2.
Push the socket of the lifter into the bracket for installation.
  
Make sure the hood locks/unlocks and opens/closes properly.

Hood Weatherstrip. Repair procedures

Replacement
1.
Remove the hood weatherstrip (A).
  
Be careful not to scratch the hood weatherstrip.

2.
To install, reverse removal procedure.

Hood Latch Release Handle. Components and components location

Component Location

1. Hood latch release handle


Hood Latch Release Handle. Repair procedures

Replacement
1.
Using a socket (B), remove the hood release handle (A).

2.
To install, reverse removal procedure.
  
Make sure the hood latch cable is connected properly.
Make sure the hood locks / unlocks and opens / closes properly.

Hood Latch. Components and components location

Component Location

1. Hood Latch Assembly


Hood Latch. Repair procedures

Replacement
1.
Remove the front bumper assembly.
(Refer to Front Bumper - "Front Bumper Assembly")
2.
Press the rock pin to separate the hood latch connector (A) and disconnect wiring clip.

3.
Loosen the mounting bolts and clip from the hood latch (A).

4.
Remove the hood release handle cable (A) from the hood latch (B).

5.
To install, reverse removal procedure.
  
Make sure the hood latch release cable is connected properly.
Make sure the hood locks / unlocks and opens / closes properly.
Adjust the latch alignment.
Replace any damaged clips (or retainers or fasteners).
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