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Old 04-17-2004, 06:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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HELP!! need front bumper removal instructions!!!!!

i cracked the foglight on the right side
and i need to fix it
i got the part to fix it (right foglight and bracket)

i just need the instructions to fix the foglight and my bf said he might need the instructions to take off the front bumper unless u guys can tell me if its possible to install the foglight and bracket without removing the bumper

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Old 04-17-2004, 06:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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HELP!! need front bumper removal instructions!!!!!

i cracked the foglight on the right side
and i need to fix it
i got the part to fix it (right foglight and bracket)

i just need the instructions to fix the foglight and my bf said he might need the instructions to take off the front bumper unless u guys can tell me if its possible to install the foglight and bracket without removing the bumper

thanks

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Old 04-17-2004, 07:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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For a cracked foglight you got ripped off, as the bracket should have been unaffected by the crack. All you should have to do is pop the foglight out, disconnect it, plug the new one in, and pop it all back in place.
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no need to take off the bumper

simple unscrew the bracket. pull out foggy and unplug. put in new foggy and plug it. screw back bracket in.
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Yeah. Check your owners manual on how to change a bulb. I may be mistaken, but I am pretty sure it tells you how to pop the glass out. I may be wrong, but I think you could just replace it that way.
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Just pop the foglight out one little clip holds it in. It'll be on the inside of the light toward the middle of the car.
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hey, was it the driver or passenger side? I hit a racoon last night and I need a new bracket. You shouldn't need a new bracket, so yeah......
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Old 04-18-2004, 10:45 PM   #8 (permalink)
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thanks guys
and ya i had to take off the bumper cause i had to replace the bracket...
a couple of pieces on the bracket that hold the foglight in place were broken

thanks for the link

it was the passenger side braket
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