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Old 03-20-2013, 10:14 PM   #1
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Hood wont close

There's nothing blocking it and it won't close I've slammed it and it won't lock down'
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Try pulling the hood release latch again. Mess with it for a min push it in and out. Then try to close it again
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Old 03-20-2013, 10:25 PM   #3
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Ok I'll try it in the morning
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I had this problem a few times. Make sure nothing is preventing the hood from closing. Like a tool or nut you might have forgotten. If not try spraying some WD40 on the hood latch, could be rusted and won't latch forward.
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Sometimes if u slam the hood u might move the latch whier it locks so u might have to ajust it by moving it up or down in this case i would say up beacus it sounds like its not locking when u close it
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Old 03-21-2013, 08:58 AM   #6
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This happened to me when I put my new hood on. Just adjust the two knobs by the headlights. Not sure what they're called I think I moved mine down a little and it was good.

Its the knob in front of my intake there is two of them one on each side.
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Try pulling the hood release latch again. Mess with it for a min push it in and out. Then try to close it again
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Could your hood release handle under the console still be pulled back? My fox body's handle would always stick and wouldn't let the hood latch until I pushed the handle forward again. Pretty annoying, but I got used to it pretty quick lol. You could also check the little rubber bump stops around the core support, I adjusted mine once literally one turn and they prevented the hood from closing.
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Thanks you all I finally got it to close
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Hey guys, I had the same problem tonight except I have a right-off-the-lot 2015 Mustang GT. For the life of me, I could not get the hood to close. I am not sure if this is what V6in was explaining, but I turned the little rubber bumpers 720 degrees so they were a tad shorter. The hood still didn't close with just pressure, but it finally latched when I threw it down from about a foot high - I do see a tiny gap now where the hood sits, but I don't think I had many options here! Now if I can just get rid of the cold brake screeching that wakes up the neighborhood... Ironically, I got rid of my old car for this $40k car for the same reasons.
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