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bought my 09 dodge ram slt about a year ago and the hood lift and looks like it is going to fly off when i hit about 80 mph... they assure me the safety latch will not less this happen and everytime i bring it back to have them fix it all they do is adjust the hood rests...this does nothing and within a few days it's back to its usual vibrating...this now shakes my whole car...has anyone every heard or this or know what might be the cause???
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First of all, welcome to the forum.

The hood should not vibrate and it sounds like the latch mechanism needs some adjustment.

But this shakes the whole vehicle? Maybe something else is shaking the hood and your root cause is somewhere else.
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Hello and welcome to the forum great to have you here. Hope you get it fixed soon.
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Hello and welcome to the forum, glad to have you join us! Sorry to hear about your problem and something is definitely not right there. Do you have another dealership you can take it to for a second opinion? Good luck with that and be sure to keep us posted, too soon to be having that kind of trouble! Lots of great people and info here, so any help you need, just ask and I hope you enjoy the site!

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Have you taken a tech for a drive and been able to reproduce the problem for him to witness?

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wow thanks guys for all of the quick feedback! This is my first time ever using a forum board like this and i got on here looking into all of the mods i am hoping to eventually make to my truck and it dawned on my that i could be using it to my advantage to find out a little bit more on my own issue...i think it will be best to take the tech for the drive to show him exactly whats happening then he can see for himself the scary drive i have to deal with everyday! haha also should i go directly into the 2009 dodge ram section to post other questions? one last question does anyone think this could be fixed myself? if i find the latching mechanism and or the actual cause of the loose hood?
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If it's 'off warranty', I'd be all over it myself, but if it's still covered under warranty, let them take care of it.
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