FRONT BUMPER REMOVAL

PROCEDURE


  1. PRECAUTION

    CAUTION:

    Be sure to read Precaution thoroughly before servicing.

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    Note

    After turning the engine switch off, waiting time may be required before disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal. Therefore, make sure to read the disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal notices before proceeding with work.

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  2. REMOVE ENGINE ROOM SIDE COVER


    1. B0074J1

      Remove the 4 clips and engine room side cover.

  3. REMOVE COOL AIR INTAKE DUCT SEAL


    1. B0074LW

      Remove the 8 clips and cool air intake duct seal.

  4. DISCONNECT CABLE FROM NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL

    CAUTION:

    Wait at least 90 seconds after disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal to disable the SRS system.

    Note

    When disconnecting the cable, some systems need to be initialized after the cable is reconnected.

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  5. REMOVE FRONT BUMPER ASSEMBLY


    1. B0077OAC01
      B0076EM Protective Tape

      Apply protective tape around the front bumper assembly as shown in the illustration.

    2. B0076CGC01
      *1 Pin Hold Clip
      *a 90°

      Using a screwdriver, turn the pin 90 degrees and remove the pin hold clip.

      Tech Tips

      Use the same procedure for the RH side and LH side.

    3. Remove the clip.

      Tech Tips

      Use the same procedure for the RH side and LH side.

    4. B0075P6

      Remove the screw.

      Tech Tips

      Use the same procedure for the RH side and LH side.

    5. B0074ZI

      Remove the 8 screws.

    6. B00752T

      Remove the 3 bolts.

    7. Remove the 2 clips.

    8. B007413C01
      *a Screwdriver
      B0076EM Protective Tape

      Using a screwdriver with its tip wrapped with protective tape, disengage the 3 claws as shown in the illustration.

      Tech Tips

      Use the same procedure for the RH side and LH side.

    9. w/ Fog Light:


      1. Pull the side of the front bumper assembly and disconnect the 2 fog light connectors.

        Note

        Do not apply excessive force when pulling back the front bumper assembly.

    10. Pull the side of the front bumper assembly and disconnect the 3 connectors.

      Note

      Do not apply excessive force when pulling back the front bumper assembly.

    11. w/ Headlight Cleaner System:


      1. B0074X2

        Disconnect the washer hose and drain the washer fluid.

        Tech Tips

        Use a container to collect the washer fluid.

    12. B0077X7

      Disengage the 8 guides and remove the front bumper assembly as shown in the illustration.