Peugeot 205 Manual
Bonnet - removal and refittingBodywork and fittings / Bonnet - removal and refitting
1 Open the bonnet and support with the stay.
2 Using a pencil, mark the position of the hinges on the bonnet (see illustration).
6.2 Bonnet hinge
3 Unbolt the braided lead and disconnect the windscreen washer tubing (see illustration).
6.3 Braided lead fitted to the bonnet
4 While an assistant supports the bonnet, unscrew the nut and remove the bottom of the stay from the right-hand suspension tower.
5 Place some cloth beneath the rear corners of the bonnet, unscrew the hinge bolts and withdraw it from the car.
6 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but check that the bonnet is central within its aperture and flush with the front wings. If necessary loosen the hinge bolts and move it within the elongated holes to reposition it, then adjust the bonnet lock and striker, as described in Section 7.