ISUZU Amigo/Pick-ups/Rodeo/Trooper 1981-1996

Grille

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION




WARNING
On these models, the radiator grille is held in place with recessed plastic retainers which break easily. Use care when releasing these retainers.

Amigo, Rodeo and Pick-Up

See Figures 1 and 2



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Fig. Fig. 1: Front grille-1981-84 Pick-up



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Fig. Fig. 2: An example of a plastic grille retainer clip

  1. Raise the hood and support it with the prop rod.
  2.  
  3. Remove the retainer screws from around each headlight and at the center of the grille, below the emblem.
  4.  
  5. Using a small prytool, press the tab on each of the grille retainer clips upward while pulling the grille away from the radiator support.
  6.  
  7. When all the tabs have been released, lift the grille up slightly and out to remove.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Engage the lower portion of the grille into the radiator support.
  2.  
  3. Carefully push the grille toward the radiator support, making sure the retainer clips align with their respective mounting hole. Once all the holes align, press the grille and retainer in until it clicks into position.
  4.  
  5. Install the retainer screws around the headlight and at the center of the grille.
  6.  

Trooper

See Figures 3, 4 and 5



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Fig. Fig. 3: Front grille assembly-1984-94 Trooper



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Fig. Fig. 4: Front grille assembly-1995-96 Trooper



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Fig. Fig. 5: Retainer clip used to secure the front grille

  1. Raise the hood and support it with the prop rod.
  2.  
  3. On 1981-94 models, remove the retainer screws from around each headlight.
  4.  
  5. Remove the retainer screws from the corners and center of the grille.
  6.  
  7. Using a small prytool to press the tab on each of the grille retainer clips at the top of the grille upward while pulling the grille away from the radiator support.
  8.  
  9. When all the tabs have been released, lift the grille up slightly and out to remove.
  10.  

To install:
  1. Engage the lower portion of the grille into the radiator support.
  2.  
  3. Carefully push the grille toward the radiator support, making sure the retainer clips align with their respective mounting hole. Once all the holes align, press the grille and retainer in until it clicks into position.
  4.  
  5. Install the retainer screws from the corners and center of the grille.
  6.  
  7. On 1981-94 models, install the retainer screws around the headlight.
  8.  

Hombre

See Figure 6



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Fig. Fig. 6: Hombre front grille assembly

  1. Raise the hood and support it with the prop rod.
  2.  
  3. Remove the retainer screws from the top of the grille.
  4.  
  5. Using a small prytool, press the tab on each of the grille retainer clips upward while pulling the grille away from the radiator support.
  6.  
  7. When all the tabs have been released, lift the grille up slightly and out to remove.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Engage the lower portion of the grille into the radiator support.
  2.  
  3. Carefully push the grille toward the radiator support, making sure the retainer clips align with their respective mounting hole. Once all the holes align, press the grille and retainer in until it clicks into position.
  4.  
  5. Install the retainer screws around the headlight and at the center of the grille.
  6.  

 
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