Acura Coupes and Sedans 1986-1993 Repair Guide

Bumpers

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1986-89 Integra
FRONT

See Figure 1



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Fig. Fig. 1: Front bumper removal-1986-89 Integra

  1. Remove the turn signals and marker lights. Disconnect the harness.
  2.  
  3. Remove the 2 lower mounting bolts and the 4 mounting bolts.
  4.  
  5. Slide the bumper forward and off.
  6.  
  7. Remove the bumper brackets and the absorber bolts. Remove the absorbers.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Install the absorbers and the bumper brackets. Install the bumper and the mounting bolts.
  2.  
  3. Install the lower mounting bolts and install the lights. Connect the harness.
  4.  

REAR

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Fig. Fig. 2: Rear bumper removal-1986-89 Integra

  1. Remove the bumper mounting screws at the sides of the bumper.
  2.  
  3. Remove the bumper mounting bolts and pull the bumper forward.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the wiring harness and remove the bumper.
  6.  
  7. Remove the absorber bolts and the absorbers.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Install the absorbers and connect the harness. Install the bumper and the mounting bolts.
  2.  
  3. Install the lower mounting bolts and the mounting screws.
  4.  

1990-93 Integra
FRONT

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Fig. Fig. 3: Front bumper removal-1990-93 Integra

  1. Remove the turn signals. Remove the mounting screws at the sides of the bumpers.
  2.  
  3. Remove the lower clips and the bumper mounting bolts.
  4.  
  5. Slide the bumper off the brackets.
  6.  
  7. Remove the bumper brackets. Remove the corner slide and the corner slide clip screws.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Install the corner slide screws and the slide. Install the bumper brackets.
  2.  
  3. Install the bumper and check that the bumper beam hooks are set in the holes.
  4.  
  5. Install the bumper bolts and clips. Install the turn signals.
  6.  

REAR

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Fig. Fig. 4: Rear bumper removal-1990-93 Integra

  1. Open the trunk lid. Remove the mounting screws at the sides of the bumpers.
  2.  
  3. Remove the access panel in the trunk and disconnect the wire for the license plate light.
  4.  
  5. From the inside of the trunk, remove the 2 upper bumper mounting nuts.
  6.  
  7. From under the trunk floor, remove the clips and the under protector.
  8.  
  9. Remove the lower mounting nuts from beneath the trunk floor.
  10.  
  11. Pull the bumper off while feeding out the wiring harness.
  12.  

To install:
  1. Install the harness and the bumper. Install the mounting nuts and the under protector.
  2.  
  3. Connect the license plate light wire and replace the access cover.
  4.  
  5. Install the mounting screws at the sides of the bumper.
  6.  

1986-90 Legend
FRONT

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Fig. Fig. 5: Front bumper removal-1986-90 Legend

  1. Remove the turn signals and disconnect the harness.
  2.  
  3. Remove the 4 bumper mounting bolts and the 7 lower mounting bolts. Slide the bumper forward and disconnect the harness.
  4.  
  5. Remove the bumper.
  6.  

To install:
  1. Install the bumper and the harness connection.
  2.  
  3. Install the bolts and the turn signals.
  4.  
  5. Reconnect the negative battery terminal, if disconnected.
  6.  

REAR

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Fig. Fig. 6: Rear bumper removal-1986-90 Legend

  1. Open the trunk. Remove the nuts from the ends of the bumpers.
  2.  
  3. Remove the 2 screws and the 2 lower mounting bolts. Remove the 4 bolts from the trunk.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the harness and remove the bumper.
  6.  

To install:
  1. Install the bumper and connect the harness.
  2.  
  3. Install the mounting hardware and bolts.
  4.  

1991-93 Legend
FRONT

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Fig. Fig. 7: Front bumper removal-1991-93 Legend

  1. Remove the covers and the turn signals. Remove the mounting bolts on the sides.
  2.  
  3. Remove the 4 lower skirt mounting bolts and remove the bumper by pulling up and forward.
  4.  

To install:
  1. Install the bumper and the bolts.
  2.  
  3. Install the turn signals and the covers.
  4.  

REAR

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Fig. Fig. 8: Rear bumper removal-1991-93 Legend



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Fig. Fig. 9: Rear bumper beam removal-1991-93 Legend

  1. Pull the trunk trim forward to access the 2 upper mounting nuts.
  2.  
  3. Remove the inner fender mounting screws and move the inner fenders away from the bumper.
  4.  
  5. Remove the lower mounting nuts. Remove the upper trim from the bumper and remove the 3 mounting clips.
  6.  
  7. Pull back the sides of the bumper and remove from the vehicle.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Install the bumper and the mounting clips.
  2.  
  3. Replace the trim.
  4.  
  5. Install the mounting nuts and the inner fender mounting screws.
  6.  

Vigor
FRONT
  1. Remove the turn signals and disconnect the harness.
  2.  
  3. Remove the mounting screws at the sides of the bumper. Remove the 2 lower skirt bolts and the 4 lower skirt screws.
  4.  
  5. Remove the 2 mounting nuts from the engine compartment. Remove the caps and the mounting bolts.
  6.  
  7. Slide the bumper off.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Install the bumper and secure in place using the mounting bolts. Install the caps.
  2.  
  3. Install the nuts inside te engine compartment.
  4.  
  5. Install the skirt bolts and screws.
  6.  
  7. Install the side screws and the turn signals. Connect the harness connector.
  8.  

REAR

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Fig. Fig. 10: Rear bumper removal-Vigor

  1. Pry out the caps and remove the upper mounting nuts. Remove the screws at the sides of the bumper.
  2.  
  3. Remove the upper trim from the bumper and remove the 3 mounting clips.
  4.  
  5. Remove the 2 lower mounting nuts and clip under the trunk floor. Pull back the sides of the bumper and remove by pulling forward.
  6.  

To install:
  1. Install the bumper, clip and mounting nuts.
  2.  
  3. Install the clips and trim. Install the screws and the mounting nuts. Install the caps.
  4.  

 
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