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Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.

How to Replace a Step Bumper

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Parts
  • Step Bumper
Tools
  • Drive Socket
Difficulty

Moderate

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Steps

Safety Tip:
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.

1
Locate your rear step bumper.
2
Inspect your rear step bumper for damage.
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3
Remove your damaged rear step bumper from its mounting brackets.
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4
Remove any components attached to the step bumper. This may or may not include a license plate, tow hitch, lights or trim pieces.
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5
Temporarily install the new step bumper to ensure that it is the correct replacement part.
6
Attach the new step bumper to the mounting brackets and torque the mounting bolts to the manufacturer's specifications.
7
Reattach all of the components that were removed from the old bumper onto the new bumper.
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8
Inspect the new rear step bumper for proper alignment and installation.
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