Acura Coupes and Sedans 1994-2000 Repair Information

Bumpers

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION Integra, CL, TL, RL



FRONT

See Figures 1 through 5

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Fig. Fig. 1: Bumper removal requires a Phillips head screwdriver on Integra models



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Fig. Fig. 2: As always, note the size and location of each screw as you remove them



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Fig. Fig. 3: The left and right side fender support brackets must also be removed



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Fig. Fig. 4: As you peel the bumper away from the front of the vehicle, note the position of the attaching bracket



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Fig. Fig. 5: View of the front bumper partially removed from the vehicle

  1. On Integra, remove the turn signals. Remove the mounting screws at the sides and top 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.
  6.  
  7. If removed, install the turn signals.
  8.  

REAR
  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.
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  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.  

Legend

FRONT
  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
  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 the 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
  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.
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