Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.
How to Replace an Energy Absorber
Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or closed toe shoes.
Remove the bumper cover from vehicle. To do this, use a door trim panel tool to loosen and remove all the clips that are holding the bumper cover onto the vehicle. The vehicle may have screws holding the bumper cover on- these will need to be removed.
Remove the energy absorber by pulling on the center of the energy absorber.
Reinstall the new energy absorber the same way you removed the old one.
Reinstall the bumper cover in the reverse order that you removed it. You may need to replace clips that have been damaged.
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