GM Astro/Safari 1985-1996 Repair Guide

Fender

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1



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Fig. Fig. 1: Front fender mounting points

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the headlight bezel, bumper and cowl vent grille.
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  5. Raise and support the hood.
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  7. Remove the hood-to-fender nut and bolt.
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  9. Remove the front wheelhouse extension and fender-to-body bolts.
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  11. With an assistant, remove the fender from the vehicle. Be careful not to damage the painted surfaces.
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To install:
  1. Install the fender-to-body bolts and tighten to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the front wheelhouse extension and hood-to-fender nuts and bolts.
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  5. Install the cowl vent grille, bumper and headlight bezel.
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  7. Connect the negative battery cable and align the fender.
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