How To Open Hood: 2014 Ram 1500 Big Horn 3.6L V6 FlexFuel Crew Cab Pickup

Ram 1500 Model Years - 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Open the Hood - Locate hood latches and open the hood

Author

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.

2014 Ram 1500 Big Horn 3.6L V6 FlexFuel Crew Cab Pickup Check Engine Light Diagnose

A check engine light can be cleared with a simple fix or it could be a major problem - find out now!

2014 Ram 1500 Big Horn 3.6L V6 FlexFuel Crew Cab Pickup Air Filter (Cabin) Check

Do you ever get into your friend's car and notice a bad smell? A dirty cabin air filter could be the culprit

2014 Ram 1500 Big Horn 3.6L V6 FlexFuel Crew Cab Pickup Lights Parking Light (replace bulb)

Small bulbs that burn out regularly - did you know you can replace these with LED lights?

2014 Ram 1500 Big Horn 3.6L V6 FlexFuel Crew Cab Pickup Air Filter (Engine) Check

Learn where your air filter is located and how to determine if it needs to be changed.

Share on   Share on Twitter   Share on Facebook
Parts & Tools
We may earn a commission from qualifying purchases as an Amazon Associate
Video Description

This video shows you how to open the hood in your 2014 Ram 1500. Popping the hood, or bonnet, on your 1500 is a two step process, you need to release the hood latch inside your 1500 and then you need to release the safety latch under your hood in the front of your 1500. The video above shows you the location of both hood latches.

Sometimes, the hood on Rams 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 1500, 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 1500 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 1500s, you may have difficulty getting your hood to latch when you close it. In this case, the interior release lever on your 2014 Ram 1500 is probably stuck in the “open” position – push the release lever back and forth several times and then try to close your hood.

  • Advance Auto coupon for
    20% off entire order: KIOSK20