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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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 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.
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.
2 There seems to be little consistency on most repainted E-bodies we encounter regarding the finish of the hood latch and support bracket.
She started her car, popped the hood latch and one of the men told her he was having trouble opening her hood.
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.