Opening the Hood
Hood Release Handle Under the Instrument Panel
  1. Inside your vehicle, pull the hood release handle located under the left-hand side of the instrument panel.
Auxiliary Latch Under the Hood
  1. Go to the front of your vehicle and release the auxiliary latch.
  1. Lift the hood until the lift cylinders hold it open.
  1. To close the hood, lower the hood and apply closing force as it drops the last 8 to 11 inches (20 to 30 centimeters).