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How to Replace Front Bumper Replacement 10-15 Chevy Camaro

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  1. step : Removing the Bumper (0:30)
    • Remove the plastic clips along the top edge of the bumper
    • Remove the 10mm screw at the top corner of the bumper bracket on each side
    • Remove the two 10mm bolts below the bumper
    • Remove the T20 Torx from the wheel well
    • Peel back the liner and remove the 10mm bolt on either end
    • Remove the 7mm bolt
    • Repeat the process on the other side
    • Disconnect the bumper harness
    • Remove the bumper
  2. step : Removing the Upper Front Grille (2:45)
    • Disconnect the fog light and turn signal wiring harnesses
    • Pry out the fog light wiring from its clips
    • Press the tabs and remove the side markers
    • Release the five clips from the fog light bezel
    • Remove the bezel
    • Use 10mm sockets to pop the fog lights out of the housing
    • Remove the stiffener by prying the clips
    • Pry up the tabs on the grille
    • Unclip the grille from the bumper
  3. step : Installing the Upper and Lower Grille (7:24)
    • Lay the bumper on its face
    • Snap in the lower grille to its tabs
    • Clip in the upper grille
    • Clip in the tabs
    • Clip in the stiffener
    • Install the fog light
    • Install the fog light bezel
    • Attach the side markers
    • Connect the fog light and turn signal wiring harnesses
  4. step : Installing the Bumper (9:19)
    • Connect the harness to the front bumper
    • Line up the tabs on the fender and press the bumper into place
    • Tighten the 10mm bolt into the bumper bracket
    • Tighten the 7mm screw into the bumper bracket
    • Reinstall the T20 Torx screws into the wheel well
    • Reinstall the 10mm screws at the bottom of the bumper
    • Clip in the plastic clips to the top of the bumper
    • Tighten the 10mm bolt in each corner

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Using a plastic trim tool, remove all of the plastic clips along the top edge of the bumper. We'll then remove the 10 millimeter screw at the top corner of the bumper bracket on each side. We are bringing our vehicle up on the lift to make it easier to show you what's going on, but you should be able to do this either with the vehicle on the ground or the front end raised slightly.

Clearly we're removing our bumper because the vehicle was in a collision, but if your bumper is intact, you would have two 10 millimeter bolts right about here. Ours ripped out of the bumper, so we'll just remove those so we have them out when our new one goes on. We removed the wheel to make it easier to show you what we're doing, but you should be able to access this with the wheel on. We're going to use a T20 Torx driver. You can do this either as a screw driver or with a ratchet. Remove the three T20 Torx bolts in each wheel well.

Peel back the wheel well liner and remove the 10 millimeter bolt with the 10 millimeter socket ratchet. You'll also need a seven millimeter socket ratchet to remove this bolt. You'll need to get up a little higher to remove the three 10 millimeter bolts up on the front edge of the fender. We'll do that with a 10 millimeter socket ratchet. We're missing our wheel well liner over here from the collision. Other than that, we'll repeat these steps on the opposite side. Carefully pull the bumper back. Once you've got a little slack on there, disconnect the bumper harness and remove it from the vehicle.

We'll need to swap the lighting harness from this bumper over onto our new part. In order to do that, we're going to disconnect fog light as well as the turn signal for our side marker. May be easier to just unscrew that bulb, disconnect it that way. We'll just put that back there so we don't lose it. Pop up the metal retainer clip here. Might want a pair of pliers to help you. We also have the lock tab here and the main connector, which we'll want to compress with the pliers and pop through. Then we'll just run down the middle here and release the harness from these retainers. Got a little clip there we'll have to pop out. Then we'll disconnect these connectors as well.

We'll now want to remove our side markers since these weren't damaged. Simply push down on the tab, pop it through, lift out. On this side our bumper bracket isn't broken off so you'll need a little screwdriver to push the tab down the same way.

Lift up on the tabs that secure the bezel in place with a small flat blade screwdriver and then push down to release them from the bumper. Pull the bezel out.

Now we have an assortment of 10mm sockets here. The easiest ways to remove these fog lights, support the front of the lens with your hand, pop these sockets over the tabs. This will compress all of the lock fingers on it. Once those are in, you can just pop the fog light out of the housing. Repeat these steps on the opposite side.

Now our bumper will also require us to remove our old stiffening bracket here, as well as our upper and lower grille. Our lower grille is destroyed, so we have a new one we're going to put in, but it will be removed the same way that the upper grille is.

Now all these go pretty much the same. Just pry out on these clips with a small flat blade screwdriver. You don't want to do this in the cold because there will snap and break on you. Then just lift. Then we'll go down and just repeat this process on all the clips. We'll need to pop these metal retaining clips off of our grille. Just pry up on the little barred tabs and lift them off the plastic. Then these plastic hooks will all come out the same way they did with our stiffener.

Lay your new bumper flat on its face and set up the lower grille. Carefully snap it into all of its tabs. Line up the upper grille and lock the plastic tabs into place. Once the grilles are in, you can install the stiffener. Don't forget to reinstall the metal lock retainers.

Install your fog light. Push the tabs through until they lock into place. Line up your fog light bezel. Pop that in until it locks as well. We'll repeat these steps on the opposite side. Reinstall the marker lights by laying them in sideways, front first, then snapping the rear into place. Repeat this step on the opposite side. Reinstall the harness, connecting your turn signal on the driver side, as well as the fog light. Snap the rest of the harness back in.

Resecure your wheel well liner with your three T20 Torx screws. Line up and reinstall the two 10mm screws at the bottom of the bumper as well. Reinstall your plastic clips by popping them into the hole and then pushing the top down. There are three on each side of the hood latch. Reinstall the 10mm bolts on the top corner on each side of the bumper.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 7mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket

  • Star Drivers & Sockets

  • T20 Driver

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