Front Bumper Removal/Installation

NOTE:
  • Have an assistant help you when removing and installing the front bumper.
  • Take care not to scratch the front bumper and body.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.

1.Remove these items:


2.Remove the screws (A) and clips (B, C) securing the front bumper (D).

NOTE: To remove the clips, pry the inner clip up at the edge near the line (E) on its head.

 

3.Pull on the front bumper (A) at the wheel arch areas to release it from the hooks (B) on the side spacers (C).

 

4.With the help of an assistant, while pulling the wheel arch portion away from the side spacer (A), pull the front bumper to release the bumper from the hooks (B) on the corner upper beam (C).

 

5.If equipped, disconnect the front fog light connectors (A), and/or headlight washer tube (B), then remove the front bumper (C).

 

6.Install the bumper in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:

  • If equipped, make sure the front fog light connectors are plugged in properly, and the headlight washer tube is connected properly.
  • Make sure the front bumper engages the hooks (of both corner upper beams and side spacers) on each side securely.
  • Check for damaged or stress-whitened clips, and if necessary, replace them with new ones.
  • Push the clips and hooks into place securely.