Section 01-02: Body Panels, Front End
1996 F-150, F-250, F-350, F-Super Duty and Bronco Workshop Manual
Open hood (16612) and mark hood hinge (16796) and hood latch (16700) locations.
Loosen inner screws attaching hood hinge to front fender (16005).
|2||N803506-S55||Screw and Washer Assembly|
|5||16K700||Link Assembly, Hood Hinge (RH)|
|6||16K702||Link Assembly, Hood Hinge (LH)|
|7||16005||Front Fender (LH)|
|A||—||Tighten to 17-27 Nm|
|B||—||Tighten to 15-20 Nm|
Adjust the hood hinge up or down or rotate as required to obtain a flush fit between the hood and top of cowl panel. Tighten inner bolts attaching hood hinge to front fender.
Loosen two screws attaching hood latch.
Loosen screws attaching hood hinge to hood.
Move the hood forward or rearward and from side to side as required for a proper hood fit. Then, tighten screws attaching hood hinge to hood.
Move hood latch from side to side as required to center hood latch with the hood latch striker (16K689). Tighten hood latch attaching screws.
Lubricate each hood hinge at all pivot points with Multi-Purpose Grease Spray D7AZ-19584-AA or equivalent meeting Ford specification ESR-M1C159-A and ESB-M1C106-B.
Check alignment of hood and hood hinge by opening and closing hood.
Make sure lubricant has worked into pivot points.