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

Rear Bumper

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Rear Bumper
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Raise the vehicle and support with jackstands.
  4.  
  5. Remove the splash shield-to-upper and lower fascia screws.
  6.  
  7. From underneath the vehicle, remove the fascia-to-body nuts.
  8.  
  9. Remove the bumper-to-body nuts.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect the side marker lamp connections and lower the vehicle.
  12.  
  13. Remove the luggage compartment liner.
  14.  
  15. From inside the luggage compartment, remove the fascia-to-body nuts and bumper-to-body nuts.
  16.  
  17. Remove the bumper assembly from the vehicle.
  18.  

To install:
  1. Position the bumper onto the vehicle and install the bumper-to-body nuts.
  2.  
  3. Install the fascia-to-body nuts from inside the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Install the luggage compartment liner.
  6.  
  7. Raise the vehicle and support with jackstands.
  8.  
  9. Connect side marker lamp connectors.
  10.  
  11. Install the bumper-to-body nuts from underneath the vehicle.
  12.  
  13. Install the fascia-to-body nuts from underneath the vehicle.
  14.  
  15. Install the upper and lower fascia-to-splash shield screws.
  16.  
  17. Lower the vehicle and connect the negative battery cable.
  18.  

Regal
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the splash shield screws on both sides.
  4.  
  5. Remove the fascia-to-body screws from inside the luggage compartment.
  6.  
  7. Remove the bumper-to-body nuts and bumper.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Install the fascia and bumper-to-body nuts.
  2.  
  3. Install the screws inside the luggage compartment.
  4.  
  5. Install the splash shield screws on both sides.
  6.  
  7. Install the fascia-to-body screws from inside the luggage compartment.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
  10.  

Lumina
1990-94 MODELS
See Figure 1


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Fig. Fig. 1: Rear 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 fascia-to-quarter panel nuts from underneath the vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Remove the bumper-to-body nuts from underneath the vehicle.
  8.  
  9. Lower the vehicle.
  10.  
  11. Remove the luggage compartment trim panel.
  12.  
  13. Remove the fascia-to-body screws from inside the luggage compartment.
  14.  
  15. Remove the bumper-to-body nuts from inside the luggage compartment and bumper.
  16.  

To install:
  1. Position the bumper onto the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Install the bumper-to-body nuts from inside the luggage compartment.
  4.  
  5. Install the fascia-to-quarter panel screws from inside the luggage compartment.
  6.  
  7. Install the luggage compartment trim panel.
  8.  
  9. Raise the vehicle and support with jackstands.
  10.  
  11. Install the bumper-to-body nuts from underneath the vehicle.
  12.  
  13. Lower the vehicle and connect the negative battery cable.
  14.  

1995-96 MODELS
  1. Remove the rear fascia.
  2.  
  3. Remove the rear energy absorber.
  4.  
  5. Remove the bolts/screws or retainers and disconnect the exhaust hangers.
  6.  
  7. Remove the rear impact bar.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Install the rear impact bar and tighten the bolts/screws to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the bolts/screws or retainers and connect the exhaust hangers.
  4.  
  5. Install the rear energy absorber.
  6.  
  7. Install the rear fascia.
  8.  

Grand Prix
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove luggage compartment liner.
  4.  
  5. Remove the two right side and one left side fascia-to-body nuts from inside the luggage compartment.
  6.  
  7. Raise the vehicle and support with jackstands.
  8.  
  9. Remove the right and left inner fenders.
  10.  
  11. Remove the two left and one right fascia-to-body nuts from underneath the vehicle.
  12.  
  13. Remove the lower reinforcement and fascia-to-body bolts.
  14.  
  15. Remove the retainers.
  16.  
  17. Remove the license plate lamp electrical connector and bumper from the vehicle.
  18.  

To install:
  1. Position the bumper onto the vehicle and finger tighten the two right and one left fascia-to-body nuts from inside the luggage compartment.
  2.  
  3. Raise the vehicle and support with jackstands.
  4.  
  5. Connect the license plate lamp connector.
  6.  
  7. Install the retainers.
  8.  
  9. Install the lower reinforcement and fascia-to-body nuts.
  10.  
  11. Install the one right and two left fascia-to-body nuts from underneath the vehicle.
  12.  
  13. Install the right and left fender liners.
  14.  
  15. Lower the vehicle.
  16.  
  17. Tighten the two right and one left fascia-to-body nuts from inside the luggage compartment.
  18.  
  19. Install the luggage compartment liner and connect the negative battery cable.
  20.  

 
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