GM Lumina/Grand Prix/Cutlass Supreme/Regal 1988-1996

Front Bumpers

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Cutlass Supreme
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Raise the vehicle and support with jackstands.
  4.  
  5. Remove the air deflector.
  6.  
  7. Remove the fascia-to-wheelwell screws.
  8.  
  9. Remove the fascia-to-body retaining nuts.
  10.  
  11. Remove the upper and lower fascia-to-body retainers.
  12.  
  13. Remove the bumper-to-body retaining bolts.
  14.  
  15. Remove the bumper and fascia as an assembly.
  16.  

To install:
  1. Install the bumper assembly onto the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Install bumper-to-body retaining bolts.
  4.  
  5. Install the upper and lower fascia-to-body retainers.
  6.  
  7. Install the fascia-to-body nuts.
  8.  
  9. Install the air deflector and connect the negative battery cable.
  10.  

Regal
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Raise the vehicle and support with jackstands.
  4.  
  5. Remove the chrome strip bracket, air deflector and center push retainers.
  6.  
  7. Remove the fascia-to-wheelwell screws.
  8.  
  9. Remove the upper and lower fascia-to-body retaining nuts (right and left).
  10.  
  11. Remove the bumper guards.
  12.  
  13. Remove the lower fascia-to-bumper nuts (center).
  14.  
  15. Unplug the top fascia retaining tabs.
  16.  
  17. Remove the bumper-to-body bolts and bumper assembly.
  18.  

To install:
  1. Install the bumper and fascia assembly.
  2.  
  3. Install the top fascia retaining tabs.
  4.  
  5. Install the bumper-to-body bolts.
  6.  
  7. Install the lower fascia-to-bumper nuts (center).
  8.  
  9. Install the bumper guards.
  10.  
  11. Install the upper and lower fascia-to-bumper nuts (right and left).
  12.  
  13. Install the fascia-to-wheelwell screws.
  14.  
  15. Install the center push retainers, air deflector, chrome strip bracket and connect the negative battery cable.
  16.  

Lumina
1990-94 MODELS
See Figure 1


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Fig. Fig. 1: Front bumper - 1990-94 Lumina except Z34

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Raise the vehicle and support with jackstands.
  4.  
  5. Remove the valance panels.
  6.  
  7. Remove the fascia-to-fender nuts.
  8.  
  9. Remove the bumper-to-body nuts.
  10.  
  11. Remove the assembly from the vehicle.
  12.  

To install:
  1. Position the bumper assembly onto the body and install the bumper-to-body nuts. Tighten the nuts to 18 ft. lbs. (24 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the fascia-to-body nuts.
  4.  
  5. Install the bumper-to-body nuts.
  6.  
  7. Install the valance panels and connect the negative battery cable.
  8.  

1995-96 MODELS
See Figure 2


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Fig. Fig. 2: Front bumper - 1995-96 Chevrolet base coupe and sedan models

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the the front side marker lamps.
  4.  
  5. Remove the fascia-to-fender liner screws.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the upper retainers from the headlamp brackets.
  8.  
  9. On coupes, disconnect the top center front fascia retainers from the energy absorber.
  10.  
  11. On sedan and the base coupe, remove the lower support bolt/screw from the hood latch support bracket.
  12.  
  13. Raise the vehicle and support with jackstands.
  14.  
  15. Remove the nuts from the fender.
  16.  
  17. Remove the fascia lower retainers from the bumper bar.
  18.  
  19. Remove the bolts/screws from the impact bar to the body.
  20.  
  21. Remove the bumper from the vehicle.
  22.  

To install:
  1. Position the bumper assembly onto the body and install the bumper-to-body bolts/screws. Tighten to 18 ft. lbs. (24 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the fascia lower retainers to bumper bar.
  4.  
  5. Install the fascia-to-body nuts.
  6.  
  7. Install the nuts to the fender and tighten to 44 inch lbs. (5 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Lower the vehicle.
  10.  
  11. On sedan and the base coupe, install the lower support bolt/screw to the hood latch support bracket.
  12.  
  13. On coupes, connect the top center front fascia retainers to the energy absorber.
  14.  
  15. Connect the upper retainers to the headlamp brackets.
  16.  
  17. Install the fascia-to-fender liner screws.
  18.  
  19. Connect the the front side marker lamps.
  20.  
  21. Install the lower air deflector and connect the negative battery cable.
  22.  

Grand Prix
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Raise the hood and remove the top fascia bolts.
  4.  
  5. Raise the vehicle and support with jackstands.
  6.  
  7. Remove the turn signal lamps.
  8.  
  9. Remove the front valance-to-fascia bolts.
  10.  
  11. Remove the fender-to-fascia screws on both sides.
  12.  
  13. Remove the right and left reinforcement and fascia-to-fender bolts.
  14.  
  15. Remove the vacuum tank if in the way.
  16.  
  17. Remove the fascia from the vehicle.
  18.  

To install:
  1. Position the fascia onto the vehicle and install the top bolts finger tight.
  2.  
  3. Raise the vehicle and install the right and left fascia-to-fender bolts.
  4.  
  5. Install the vacuum tank if removed.
  6.  
  7. Install the fender-to-fascia bolts on both sides.
  8.  
  9. Install the valance panel, turn signal lamps and lower the vehicle.
  10.  
  11. Tighten the top fascia bolts and connect the negative battery cable.
  12.  

 
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