GM Metro/Sprint 1985-1993 Repair Guide

Fenders

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1



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Fig. Fig. 1: Front fender assembly

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the parking lamp and slide away from fender. Disconnect bulb socket.
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  5. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
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  7. Remove tire and wheel.
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  9. Remove wheel housing.
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  11. Remove antenna from right fender, as required.
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  13. Remove fender bolts at door pillar.
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  15. Remove inner fender bolt.
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  17. Remove upper fender bolts.
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  19. Remove support nut securing fender to bumper fascia.
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  21. Remove retaining bolt from fender brace.
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  23. Slide fender off bumper side slider and remove.
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To install:
  1. Slide fender on bumper side slider and install.
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  3. Install retaining bolt on fender brace. Tighten to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install support nut securing fender to bumper fascia. Tighten to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
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  7. Install upper fender bolts. Tighten to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
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  9. Install inner fender bolt. Tighten to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
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  11. Install fender bolts at door pillar. Tighten to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
  12.  
  13. Install antenna on right fender, as required.
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  15. Install wheel housing.
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  17. Install tire and wheel.
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  19. Lower vehicle.
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  21. Connect bulb socket and install the parking lamp.
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  23. Connect the negative battery cable.
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