Chevy Equinox: How to Open the Hood

Opening the hood can initially seem complicated if you’re unfamiliar with the Chevy Equinox. Luckily opening the hood only takes a few simple moves if you have the correct information. Here’s a comprehensive guide on opening the hood of various Chevy Equinox models.

2011 – 2022 Models

  1. Park your car and turn off the engine.
  2. Find the hood release lever in the car’s cabin close to the driver’s footrest area.
  3. Pull the lever outwards, and the hood will open slightly.
  4. Exit the vehicle and walk to the front of your car.
  5. Place your hand underneath the hood close to its center to feel the safety clutch.
  6. Pull the safety clutch upwards.
  7. Raise the hood to open.

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