Removal, Installation and Inspection of Hood Lock Control


1. Disconnect the hood lock cable from the hood lock, and clip it from the radiator core upper support and hood ledge.
2. Remove the mounting screws, and remove the hood opener.
3. Remove the grommet on the instrument panel, and pull the hood lock cable toward the passenger compartment.

CAUTION: While pulling, be careful not to damage (peeling) the outside of the hood lock cable.

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Hub Replacement (Front Suspension)


  • Loosen the wheel nuts slightly.
  • Raise the front of car and support on safety stands in proper locations.
  • Remove the wheel nuts and wheel. NOTE : Before installing the wheel, clean the mating surfaces of the brake disc and inside of the wheel.
  • Remove the brake hose mounting bolts.

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Floor Mounted Utility Grinding Machine

The typical floor-mounted utility grinding machine stands waist-high and is secured to the floor by bolts. The floor mounted utility grinding machine mounts two 12-inch-diameter by 2-inch-wide grinding abrasive wheels. The two wheel arrangement permits installing a coarse grain wheel for roughing purposes on one end of the shaft and a fine grain wheel for finishing purposes on the other end this saves the time that would be otherwise consumed in changing wheels.

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Simple Procedures For Checking Shock Absorber

In the following cases, remove the shock absorber from the vehicle and make the checks explained below.

(1) When considerable oil leakage is noticeable.
(2) When excessive vehicle vibration is felt and this vibration does not stop.


Check the shock absorber for the following points:
(a) Dents and scratches on the cylinder.
(b) Damages on the piston rod.
(c) Signs of oil leakages.
(d) Signs of damage on the rubber bushing mounting the shock absorber.

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How to Check The Radiator Coolant Level

It’s very important to check your radiator coolant level. Because another important fluid in your car is the coolant. Coolant is a mixture of antifreeze fluid and water that circulates throughout your car’s engine to remove excess heat. The coolant then circulates throughout he radiator where airflow cools the liquid before its journey back through the engine.

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How to Find a Leaks in the Cooling System

In addition to keeping the water and coolant level where it needs to be, you can prevent trouble by keeping an eye out for leaks and replacing old or dam­aged hoses. Figure bellow shows the common trouble spots in the cooling system the places where you should check for coolant leaks.

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Power Steering Fluid Replacement


1. Raise the reservoir, then disconnect the return hose (A) to drain the reservoir. Take care not to spill the fluid on the body and parts. Wipe off any spilled fluid at once.
2. Connect a hose (B) of suitable diameter to the disconnected return hose, and put the hose end in a suitable container.
3. Start the engine, let it run at idle, and turn the steering wheel from lock-to-lock several times. When fluid stops running out of the hose, shut-off the engine. Discard the fluid.
4. Reinstall the return hose on the reservoir.
5. Fill the reservoir to the upper level line (C).

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