Chevrolet Chevette/1000 1976-1988 Repair Guide

Front Bumper

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1976-82 Vehicles


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Fig. Fig. 1Front bumper assembly mounting-1976-78 vehicles



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Fig. Fig. 2Exploded view of the front bumper mounting-1979-82 vehicles

  1. Disconnect the parking signal lamp bulbs.
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  3. Support the bumper and remove the four bumper to energy absorber nuts on each side of the bumper.
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  5. Remove the bumper guards and protective strips, if so equipped.
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  7. To remove the energy absorber, remove the rear nut on the energy absorber.
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  9. To install, reverse the removal procedure and tighten the energy absorber to bumper nuts to 25 ft. lbs. and the energy absorber to frame bolts to 25 ft. lbs.
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1983-88 Vehicles


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Fig. Fig. 3Front bumper mounting-1983-88 vehicles

  1. Disconnect the parking signal lamp bulbs.
  2.  
  3. Remove the extensions and valance panel.
  4.  
  5. Support the bumper and remove the four bumper to energy absorber nuts on each side of the bumper.
  6.  
  7. Remove the bumper guards and protective strips, if so equipped.
  8.  
  9. To install, reverse the removal procedure and tighten the energy absorber to bumper nuts to 25 ft. lbs.
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