Nissan Altima: Hood - Pre-driving checks and adjustments - Nissan Altima Owners ManualNissan Altima: Hood

1 Pull the hood lock release handle located

1 Pull the hood lock release handle located below the driver’s side instrument panel; the hood springs up slightly.
2 Lift the lever at the front of the hood with your fingertips and raise the hood.
3 Remove the support rod from the clamp.
4 Insert the support rod into the hole on the passenger’s side of the hood. 5

When closing the hood, return the hood rod to its original position. Lower the hood approximately 12 inches (30 cm) above the latch and release it. This allows proper engagement of the hood latch.

WARNING

● Make sure the hood is completely closed and latched before driving. Failure to do so could cause the hood to fly open and result in an accident.
● If you see steam or smoke coming from the engine compartment, to avoid injury do not open the hood.

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