Download 1. Disconnect the hood lamp harness. 1. Remove the hood insulator retainers and position the insulator away from the hood. 2. Disconnect the hood lamp harness retainers. 3. Disconnect the hood lamp electrical connector. 2. NOTE: Mark the hinge-to-hood placement to ease alignment when reinstalling the hood. Remove the hood. 1. Disconnect the windshield washer hose. 2. Remove the ground strap bolt. 3. Disconnect the hood struts. 4. Remove the four hinge-to-hood bolts and remove the hood. 3. Recover the air conditioning (A/C) system. For additional information, refer to Section 412-00. 4. Remove the lower intake manifold (9424). For additional information, refer to Intake Manifold—Lower in this section. 5. Remove the front air deflector. 1. Remove the jack handle. 2. Remove the screws. 3. Remove the air deflector.