Chevrolet Citation/Omega/Phoenix/Skylark 1980-1985 Repair Guide

Bumpers

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Front


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Fig. Fig. 1 Exploded view of the front bumper energy absorber assembly



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Fig. Fig. 2 To remove the bumper, support it, then unfasten the reinforcement-to-energy absorber bolts

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
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  3. Properly support the bumper. As required, disconnect all the necessary electrical connections at the turn signal assemblies and the cornering light housings.
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  5. On the vehicles without the energy absorber type bumper, remove the bolts from the frame and remove the bumper.
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  7. On vehicles equipped with the energy absorber type bumper, remove the bolts from the reinforcement to the energy absorber (each side) and remove the bumper assembly.
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  9. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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Rear
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
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  3. Properly support the bumper. As required, disconnect all the necessary electrical connections at the tail light assembly housings.
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  5. On the vehicles without the energy absorber type bumper, remove the bolts from the frame and remove the bumper.
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  7. On vehicles equipped with the energy absorber type bumper, remove the bolts from the reinforcement to the energy absorber (each side) and remove the bumper assembly.
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  9. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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