Only for replacing rear bumper trim 51 12 157 and replacing rear bumper 51 12 001 : Remove rubbing strip for bumper at rear side left and right. If that's the case, make sure the antenna is connected to the bumper according to the manufacturer's instructions. X We Value Your Privacy We and our partners use technology such as cookies on our site to personalise content and ads, provide social media features, and analyse our traffic. Then get ready to get underneath the back bumper. In addition on right side: If necessary, fit new cover 3 on shock absorber 1. Over time, your rear bumper will have absorbed the elements, small fender-benders, dents, cuts, scrapes and more.
Lever out catches 3 and remove bumper carrier 4 towards rear. Secure the right-hand top section of the rear bumper guard c starting from the centre of the bumper by pressing it gently into position. If necessary, remove both fog lamp inserts complete. Install everything in reverse to above and youre done. The top adhesive strip on the bumper guard c is split in the centre. Need to buy parts for this project? Use the cleaning cloths and paper drying cloths supplied in the kit for this purpose.
Next you remove the clips on either side located inside the wheel arch by prying it open with the tip of the screwdriver. The procedure for installing the front bumper guard is described and shown for the left-hand side of the car. Kindly note that there is a third bolt can be seen in above pic where the part meets the wheel well which must also be undone with a 8mm i think. Thanks for the additional Info. Select reverse and go round the back, with your head at bumper height you can hear the sensors clicking, all four sensors should click, the one that dosent is the problem 2 - Rear bumper removal This is quite simple and took around 30 - 45 mins Firstly i ran my car up on to two scaffold boards just to lift it up slightly, you can do it from the floor but its a bit of a squeeze there is an expanding rivit in each of the wheel arches that needs to be removed, the pin pulls out then the rivit, a trim removal tool will help but screw driver is fine: Then above the rivit in the arch there is an 9mm bolt Under the back of the bumper next to the exhaust pipe there is anouther expanding rivit that needs to come out: There are two 8mm bolts and a 10mm nut under the back of the bumper near the exhaust pipe: Then three 8mm bolts and a 10mm nut on the other side, the whole black plastic bit will now come off The deffuser can now be removed, it is just cliped on, start at the exhaust pipe and pop the clips out from the back of the bumper one at a time, circled in red, there a few clips. Each has a phillips screw that you need to undo. H Press the front bumper guard d into position over its entire surface with a rubber pressure roller 10.
As mine was broken I did not have to undo this bolt see below but did do it when replaced. Ensure that the bumper guard d is parallel with the bumper. Carefully slide the bumper back and away from the vehicle easier with a friend and remember to place it on a soft surface, as to prevent damage to the finish! Putting the bumper directly on the ground, especially on pavement, will scratch it. Recently had my rear bumper off. Im sure thats a nasty feeling! Lever out catches 1 and detach trim 2.
Depends on which style bumper you have, it may be necessary to remove the trim. If so, disconnect these and lay the bumper on a blanket nearby. So while the bumper was off I poped over in the van to collect them. It's possible my bumper cover was already replaced at some point with an aftermarket product. Secure the top section of the bumper guard d by gently pressing it into position.
Then get ready to get underneath the back bumper. Feed the wires of the sensors through the holes in the car just as the previous wires were fed through, unless you're using a wireless system, in which case there are no wires to be fed to the control panel. Lever out cover 1 for towing lug and detach retaining strap from bumper 2. Remember to loosen by turning to the left to the left. If necessary, heat the installation surfaces and bumper guards with a hair drier. Can anyone comment, replace or repair, thanks July 23, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: It depends on what is buckled. If I could im sure you could.
This is the bracket you will want to replace if the corner of your rear bumper will not stay attached to vehicle. Ensure that the rear bumper guard is parallel with the bumper. You can change your mind and change your consent choices at anytime by returning to this site. If just the cover it can be repaired. I haven't had time with work and rain to clean but will do as soon as I can.
Can the black trim strip be pried up to gain access. Then repeat on the other side. So long as you have the proper tools for removing your bumper--a torque wrench and an 8mm socket--you can replace the sensor in an afternoon. When leaving a comment, please leave your vehicle information. This point must be positioned in the centre 4 of the bumper see magnified view, right.
Vehicle models change and evolve, as they grow older, so the vehicle shown in our illustrations may vary slightly from yours. The parking sensor kit should come with wire nuts to tie the new wires to the power supply. Ensure that the rear bumper guard c is parallel with the bumper 1. There are four fasteners on each side, which you can access by pulling off a plastic liner inside the wheel well. Inside the wheel arches there are clips. Step Two: Drive to Nandos, get a full chicken and then onto Mcdz for a frozen coke.
Keep in mind that when your car was serviced before, parts may have been replaced with different size fasteners used in the replacement. However if i reverse up to something on the side that the 'good' sensors are, and ignoring the beeps from the faulty sensor, it functions as it should until i get the continuous beep So now my patentence is wearing thin and I really want this just to work I tryed the seccond sensor that I got locally, still the same problem. If necessary adjust the position of the bumper guard c so that the dimensions 5 on the right and left are identical. What would we be without the internet? You may have to remove the bumper to re-fit it. You can replace a bumper cover with a factory part, or an aftermarket one if you want to upgrade the look of your E46.