Do you know how to check the coolant, oil, refill windshield wiper fluid and transmission fluid? And if you do not know how to make the hood of your car to open, how can you check the accessory belts and something mentioned above? If you know how to open the hood for BMW 5-Series, it is easy and uncomplicated. The situation of the hood release might differ from one car to the next one, but all releases work in the same way.
After reading the consulting your owner’s manual and following instructions for BMW 5-Series, if you still cannot find out how to make your hood open, you should ask for the full-service bay. In the next time, you should stop for gas. You then ask the attendant, let him guide you how to do that. You might spend a little on the fuel and a tip. However, this lesson is worth doing that and then you can get your tire pressure checked and your windows washed for nothing for BMW 5-Series.
Here is how to raise the hood by yourself as the following:
Find the hood release
Either try to remember the service station or consult your manual for BMW 5-Series the attendant opened car’s hood of your vehicle at the last time. Did she or he ask you to pull the lever inside your car? Or did she or he goes to the front grill directly?
In some newer models, inside the vehicle, somewhere near on the floor or the steering column next to driver’s seat, the food release is in it. Compared with the newer models, the hood release is behind the bumper or the grill the older models. You can choose the suitable approach for BMW 5-Series.
2. Pop opens the hood
Pull or push the hood release until you heard the hood pop opening whether the hood release is inside your vehicle. However, you need to look anywhere for BMW 5-Series and through the grill, carefully feel under the grill and finally behind the bumper to find a lever, arm, button or handle if the hood release is apparently at the front. And then press, pull or push it from the front to back, side to side until finally it can release the hood.
Even though the hood will just open a tiny, it will possibly be stopped by a safety catch which is a metal lever. You should release the hood when you pressed one way or other in order to open all the way. When you are driving, this gizmo accidentally avoids opening the hood.
Raise the hood fast with one hand
Feel along the station between the grill and the hood for the safety catch with the other hand. The rest of the way is to release and raise the hood.
If it is necessary, secure the hood
It is fine if the hood can stay up easily all by itself for BMW 5-Series. Only if it does not like that, you should have to find a hoop prop which is a thin and long metal rod attached to the bottom edge of the opening hood or to the underside of the hood. In other words, either lift or lower the rod and fit the finishing of it into the slot which is provided to hold it.