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This is a discussion on hood not latching within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; does anyone know what could cause the hood not to latch on an 06 wrx? it seems like the spring ...

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    hood not latching

    does anyone know what could cause the hood not to latch on an 06 wrx? it seems like the spring is not working im not sure. when i pull the release it seems very loose for some reason. also, it goes down and clicks once into the safty, but sometimes wont go any further, or will go down a little more but not all the way so it can close. anyone else with this problem? suggestions?

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    -nick

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    Try spraying some WD-40 in the latch. I had a similar problem with my 02, I had alot of trouble closing the hood then sprayed the latch & resolved the problem.

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    Had the same problem on an 02. Spray the latch with lubricant and it should be fine.

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