Toyota Avalon (XX50) 2019-2022 Service & Repair Manual: Hood Support

Components

COMPONENTS

ILLUSTRATION

*1

FRONT FENDER UPPER PROTECTOR

*2

HOOD STAY BRACKET

*3

HOOD SUPPORT ASSEMBLY

*4

HOOD SUPPORT BRACKET

N*m (kgf*cm, ft.*lbf): Specified torque

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Disposal

DISPOSAL

PROCEDURE

1. DISPOSE OF HOOD SUPPORT ASSEMBLY

(a) Secure the hood support assembly horizontally in a vise with the piston rod pulled out.

(b) Wearing safety glasses, gradually cut a part within the area (a) shown in the illustration using a metal saw to release the gas.

Specification:

Area

Measurement

a

50 mm (1.97 in.)

CAUTION:

Although the gas inside the hood support assembly is colorless, odorless and harmless, metal debris may scatter. Therefore, cover hood support assembly with a piece of cloth or other material.

Installation

INSTALLATION

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

HINT:

  • Use the same procedure for the RH side and LH side.
  • The following procedure is for the LH side.

PROCEDURE

1. INSTALL HOOD SUPPORT BRACKET

(a) Engage the guide.

(b) Install the hood support bracket with the bolt.

Torque:

17.5 N·m {178 kgf·cm, 13 ft·lbf}

2. INSTALL FRONT FENDER UPPER PROTECTOR

(a) Engage the 4 clips to install the front fender upper protector.

3. INSTALL HOOD STAY BRACKET

(a) Engage the guide.

(b) Install the hood stay bracket with the bolt.

Torque:

17.5 N·m {178 kgf·cm, 13 ft·lbf}

4. INSTALL HOOD SUPPORT ASSEMBLY

NOTICE:

  • Avoid touching the piston rod as much as possible to prevent foreign matter from attaching to it. Be sure to hold the cylinder while servicing.
  • Do not wear cotton gloves or other similar materials when handling the piston rod. Fibers may attach to the rod and result in gas leaks.
  • Do not apply any horizontal load to the hood support assembly in order to prevent the piston rod from deforming.

(a) Engage the 2 ball joints to install the hood support assembly.

NOTICE:

Install the hood support assembly while supporting the hood by hand.

(b) Check that the ball joints are engaged securely and the hood support assembly cannot be pulled off.

Removal

REMOVAL

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

HINT:

  • Use the same procedure for the RH side and LH side.
  • The following procedure is for the LH side.

PROCEDURE

1. REMOVE HOOD SUPPORT ASSEMBLY

NOTICE:

  • Avoid touching the piston rod as much as possible to prevent foreign matter from attaching to it. Be sure to hold the cylinder while servicing.
  • Do not wear cotton gloves or other similar materials when handling the piston rod. Fibers may attach to the rod and result in gas leaks.
  • Do not apply any horizontal load to the hood support assembly in order to prevent the piston rod from deforming.

(a) Using a screwdriver with its tip wrapped with protective tape, slightly raise the 2 stop rings as shown in the illustration.

*a

Protective Tape

Remove in this Direction (1)

Remove in this Direction (2)

NOTICE:

  • Do not remove the stop rings from the hood support assembly. Raise the stop rings just enough to allow the ball joints to be disengaged.
  • Do not reuse the hood support assembly if a stop ring has been removed.

(b) Disengage the 2 ball joints to remove the hood support assembly.

NOTICE:

Remove the hood support assembly while supporting the hood sub-assembly by hand.

2. REMOVE HOOD STAY BRACKET

(a) Remove the bolt.

(b) Disengage the guide to remove the hood stay bracket.

3. REMOVE FRONT FENDER UPPER PROTECTOR

(a) Disengage the 4 clips to remove the front fender upper protector.

4. REMOVE HOOD SUPPORT BRACKET

(a) Remove the bolt.

(b) Disengage the guide to remove the hood support bracket.

    Removal

    Hood

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