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How to Replace Upper Sight Shield Cover 07-16 GMC Acadia

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How to Replace Upper Sight Shield Cover 07-16 GMC Acadia

Created on: 2021-01-16

How to remove your upper sight shield cover on a 2012 GMC Acadia

  1. step 1 :Removing the Upper Sight Shield
    • Pry the six plastic pins out of the shield with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Lift the shield up and out
  2. step 2 :Installing the Upper Sight Shield
    • Put the shield into place
    • Push the six clips into the shield

Tools needed for replacement

  • Screwdrivers & Related

    Flat Blade Screwdriver

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In this video we're going to be working with our 2012 GMC Acadia. We're going to show how to remove the upper sight shield, which is the piece of trim that runs along the front portion of the engine bay and covers the grille and upper portion of the radiator. This will allow you to access the top of your fans, the top of your radiator, your AC condenser, and a few other things.If you like this video please click subscribe, we have a ton more information on this vehicle, as well as many other makes and models. If you ever need parts for your car you can follow the link down in the description over to are the items you'll need for this repair.

Remove these six plastic retainer pins here. Use a flat blade screwdriver to lift up on the center portion of the pin here. Then keep your finger over it so it doesn't pop out, and lift up the plastic to release the pin. Once the last pin has been removed, lift up and remove your sight shield.

Reinstall the upper engine sight cover, and the six plastic clips that hold it into place.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

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