look under the hood

look under the hood

to examine the engine of a car; to check the oil, water, and other such routine items associated with the engine of a car. I finished putting gas in. I need to look under the hood. Do you want me to look under the hood, sir?
See also: hood, look
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What are the new directors going to find when they go in and look under the hood, if you will, in terms of the relationship with Mike Ashley?
Starting at an MSRP of $35,805, its looks are not easily told apart from the non-hybrid version of the sedan until you look under the hood.
e pair would swap tales of golden era heroes such as Ben Hogan and Sam Snead, talk tactics and look under the hood at the mechanics of the game.
That said, we think it's time to look under the hood, which is our theme for the conference.
Users can now look under the hood while their GUI runs within Altia Design to review and trap animation activity with the new Debugger.
A look under the hood at contemporary costs of public two- and four-year colleges is available in a new five-page summary: "College Costs and Prices: Some Key Facts for Policymakers'' by Nate Johnson at www.
Corcoran took over the role in September and told the City at the first-quarter results presentation later that month: "i've started to look under the hood and there is much to like.
By using an app such as Clueful, Taflan hopes that users will be able to use its function to look under the hood of every app and see what is really going on, and then make a decision of whether is it safe or not.
The TRMM satellite provided a look under the hood of the storm and noticed the heavy rainfall at the center of its heat engine.
But as any Oregonian who has shopped for cars knows, it's wise to look under the hood before signing on the dotted line.
Once you look under the hood you are putting more pressure on the person at the credit union.
The evening will start off with a look under the hood of Next Generation Access and conclude with a panel-based Q&A chaired by the evening's host, Brian Condon, partner in Complexity Groups LLP and board member of Community Broadband Network.
Mechanic Don Gottenbos takes a look under the hood of a Chrysler atNovak Brothers Automotive in Canoga Park.
Imagine that you are shopping for a high-performance car, but that you are not allowed to look under the hood.
I elbowed my way into the crowd to take a look under the hood to see for myself whatever it was they were looking at.