hood latch

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Noun1.hood latch - a catch that holds the hood of a car shut
catch - a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
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THERE ARE STILL UNANSWERED QUESTIONS WE see Zellner assemble a host of world-class experts who employ the latest scientific methods to raise questions about the forensic evidence used to convict Avery in 2007 - including the discovery of his sweat DNA on the hood latch of Halbach's car.
The Ministry of Economy and Commerce has recalled the 2013-2014 models of Nissan Infiniti (Pathfinder JX35/R52 and QX60) due to a defect in the secondary hood latch. The ministry said the recall comes within the framework of ongoing co-ordination and follow-up by the ministry to ascertain the extent of car dealerships' commitment to follow up vehicles' defects and repair them to protect consumers' rights.
The automaker is recalling the vehicles because corrosion may cause the secondary hood latch striker to stick in the open position and in case the primary latch is not engaged, the hood could open unexpectedly.
The problem in these vehicles as described by GM is that, "Corrosion can cause the secondary hood latch striker to stick in the open position.
GM is recalling the model year 2010 to 2012 trucks because the hood may be missing a secondary hood latch, so if the primary latch is not engaged the hood could open and block the driver's view and increase the risk of a crash, according to documents filed with the U.S.
The Rukse line of hood lock kits lock the hood integrating with the stock hood latch and prevent access to the engine compartment.
* Prevent corrosion on the hood latch and door hinges by spraying them with white lithium grease.
The hood consists of two aluminum sheets--1-mm and 2-mm thick--and includes a 1.5-mm thick steel hood latch assembly.
An SMC (GMN 3365 P) headlamp and front-end fascia panel, called a "wonderbar" by Pontiac, provides integral attachment provisions and mounts headlamps and retainers, the hood latch system, the forward electrical wiring harness, the primary hood bumpers, and the upper front fascia.
On the Transit, Ford uses SMC to create a one-piece grille opening reinforcement which not only supports the headlights, radiator and hood latch, but also provides the front styling graphic and a class-A surface finish.