REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 61968-82 models
- Open the hood.
- Remove the screws attaching the grille to the vehicle. In most cases, there are 6 screws.
On Ford vehicles, the front grille is made up of 2 pieces. On Mercury vehicles, the grille is a single piece.
- Remove the grille from the vehicle, by sliding the grille to the left or right. If equipped with headlight doors, be careful when removing, not to damage the doors.
- Installation is the reverse. Slide the grille toward the center of the vehicle.
The grille is attached with 6 screws removed through the front of the grille. Refer to the illustrations.1988 Models
Ford grilles are attached with 4 screws and locking tabs, removed through the front of the grille. Refer to the illustrations.
Mercury grilles are attached with 6 locking tabs. To remove the grille, depress the locking tabs with a flat-bladed screwdriver and pull the tabs from the retainers. Refer to the illustrations.