Acura Coupes and Sedans 1994-2000 Repair Information

Fenders

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

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Fig. Fig. 1: Open the door to gain access to one of the fender bolts



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Fig. Fig. 2: Lift the fender off of the vehicle once all fasteners are removed

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Open the hood and support the hood with the prop rod.
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  5. Remove the cowl vent panels.
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  7. Remove the front fender splash shield(s).
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  9. Remove the parking lamp(s).
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  11. Unfasten the two front fender-to-front sidemember retaining screws
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  13. Remove the screw at the base of the front fender body behind the wheel opening.
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  15. Unfasten the screw from the rear of the front fender at the A-pillar.
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  17. Remove the screws from the top of the fender along the top of the apron and front sidemember.
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  19. Remove any shims as necessary.
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  21. Remove the fender from the vehicle.
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To install:
  1. Position the fender into place and finger tighten the screws (and shims if removed) on the top of the fender.
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  3. Install the remaining screws (and shims if removed) finger tight.
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  5. Align the fender and install shims if necessary to properly align the fender.
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  7. Tighten all the fender retaining screws.
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  9. Install the parking lamps.
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  11. Install the front fender splash shields.
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  13. Install the cowl vent panels.
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  15. Lower the hood.
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  17. Connect the negative battery cable.
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