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How to Open the Silverado Hood from the Outside

Published on Nov 12, 2023 by ELITE Team

How to Open the Outside Hood of a Chevrolet Silverado

Knowing how to open the outside hood of your Chevrolet Silverado can be a useful skill to have in case of an emergency or if you need to perform routine maintenance on the vehicle. This guide will show you how to open the outside hood of your Silverado, step-by-step.

Step 1: Locate the Hood Release Lever

The hood release lever is located in the driver’s side footwell, near the center console. To access the lever, open the driver side door and look for the lever on the lower left side of the footwell. Pull the hood release lever towards you to unlock the hood.

Step 2: Open the Hood

The hood should now be unlocked. Open the driver’s side door and locate the hood latch, which is located in the middle of the hood. Pull the hood latch to open the hood.

Step 3: Close the Hood

When you are finished working on the vehicle, make sure to close the hood securely. To do this, push down on the hood at the center until it locks into place. Once the hood is closed, the hood release lever should automatically return to its original position.