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Hilux hood rattle

Hood not fully seated thus rattling when driving. There seems to be too much play. No apparrent adjustment in the hood latch or keep. Not sure were to go from there. Can additional or larger rubber seating guides be added?

Vehicle: Toyota Hilux, 2001

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Parrish

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Yes! That is the purpose of those rubber guides. They actually should be half compressed when hood is latched. Many cars have adjustments for these!

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