Put on gloves to protect your hands.
Have an assistant help you when removing and installing the rear bumper.
Take care not to scratch the rear bumper or the body.
Remove the screws (A), the bolts (B, C), and the clips (D, E) securing the rear bumper (F).
NOTE: To release the clips, pry up on the center pin at the notch (G).
Push the tab (A) to release the bottom hook (B), then pull on the rear bumper (C) at the wheel arch areas to release it from the hooks (D) on the side spacers (E).
With the help of an assistant, hold the wheel arch portions away from the side spacer (A), and pull the rear bumper (B) to release the bumper from the hooks (C) on the body.
Install the bumper in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
Make sure the rear bumper securely engages the hooks on the body and on both side spacers.
If the clips are damaged or stress-whitened, replace them with new ones.
Push the clips and the hooks into place securely.
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