Opening and closing the bonnet

Opening the bonnet
Opening the bonnet

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Raise the bonnet slightly and move the


Raise the bonnet slightly and move the catch towards the left-hand side of the vehicle.

Open the bonnet and support it with the


Open the bonnet and support it with the strut.

Closing the bonnet

WARNING:
Make sure that the bonnet is closed properly.

Lower the bonnet and allow it to drop from under its own weight for the last 20 – 30 centimetres (8 - 11 inches).

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