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Old 09-25-2012, 02:04 PM   #167
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Originally Posted by cbdallas View Post
If you want to save your self some time and trouble, just pop the hood and adjust the two rubber hood stops mounted just behind the grille. Unscrewing them a small amount will raise the spot where the hood rests and will keep it off the headlights. Don't overdo it....you're only looking to add a couple mm of clearance, and you don't want to get your fender/hood gap out of whack. This is likely the same procedure your dealership will follow. If the Q/C guy was taking a nap when your car rolled off the line, these adjusters probably got missed.
Need the paint fixed first or the hood will just rust in that spot, more so if its adjusted clear of the lamp.
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