JK Hood Lock Installation

CrystalMay 14, 2019

Your JK Hood Lock Kit Comes With:

  • JK Hood Lock
  • 6 Plastic Snap Screws
  • 4 1/4" Rivets
  • Instruction Sheet

Tools Needed:

  • Phillips Head Screwdriver
  • Flathead Screwdriver
  • Rivet Gun

How to Install your Jeep JK Hood Lock

  1. First remove the lock's warning sticker and remove the key ring (if applicable) from your vehicle ingnition key.
  2. Insert your key into the lock cylinder and turn once clockwise until it stops. The lock is now coded to your key.
  3. Test the lock a few times before installing it.
  4. During the installation, keep your key inserted in the unlocked positon.
  5. Open your hood, and use the flathead screwdriver to remove the 6 plastic snap screws on the top of the grille.
  6. Pull the grille forward and down to unhinge the snaps along the bottom.
  7. At the center of the grille, remove the house clamps, and position the hood lock in the center behind the hose.
  8. Align the JK Hood Lock with the Jeep's existing mounting holes on the vehicle's frame.
  9. Use the rivet gun to rivet the lock into place, starting with the two front rivets, and work your way to the top rivets.
  10. Reattach the hose clamp and position the grille back into place by using the 6 snap screws provided. Then close the latch hood shut.
  11. Turn your key to the right to lock your JK Hood Lock.



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