How To Open Hood: 2010 Honda Fit Sport 1.5L 4 Cyl.

Honda Fit Model Years - 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Open the Hood - Locate hood latches and open the hood

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Hans Angermeier is an ASE certified Maintenance and Light Repair Technician and has produced over 100,000 videos showing drivers how to fix things on their cars. He has broad expertise on basic repair procedures covering the majority of cars on the road. Over the past 10 years, Hans has been focused on building CarCareKiosk, which is visited by millions of drivers each month.

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Video Description

This video shows you how to open the hood in your 2010 Honda Fit. Popping the hood, or bonnet, on your Fit is a two step process, you need to release the hood latch inside your Fit and then you need to release the safety latch under your hood in the front of your Fit. The video above shows you the location of both hood latches.

Sometimes, the hood on Hondas gets stuck and won't pop up after the interior latch is released. If you need to open the hood with a stuck latch on your Fit, simply pull up on the hood and it should pop up for you to release the second latch. Another option is to pull the interior hood release, then bang on the hood to see if that pops it open.

If your hood still won't open, you may have a broken hood release cable. Opening the hood on your Fit with a broken cable requires you to use a coat hanger to reach through the grille and release the latch on the bottom of the hood latch. Sometimes, especially on older Fits, you may have difficulty getting your hood to latch when you close it. In this case, the interior release lever on your 2010 Honda Fit is probably stuck in the “open” position – push the release lever back and forth several times and then try to close your hood.

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