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Hood latching mechanism

I recently had my hood rreplaced on my 2003 deville. I want to know if there is a sensor to detect the hood open. It looks like there is one there, but it does not work. I think it was re-mounted incorrectly or missing parts.

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If you mean what looks like a button that pushes down when you close the hood.... that's for the light mounted on the hood so you can see if you are checking the oil etc in the evening. push the button by hand the light will go off and that will confirm it.
if the hood doesn't close properly take it back to the repair shop and ask them to redo it.


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