Jeep CJ 1945-1970 Repair Information

Grille

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Except Utility Models

See Figure 1



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Fig. Fig. 1: The front grille is mounted with small screws around the side and top perimeter, and with a larger bolt on the bottom

  1. Remove the front crossmember cover, if so equipped.
  2.  
  3. Remove the screws securing the radiator and shroud to the radiator grille guard panel.
  4.  
  5. Remove the bolts securing the guard panel to the fenders.
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  7. Remove the grille-to-frame crossmember hold-down assembly, keeping track of the sequence of parts.
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  9. Loosen the radiator support rods-to-grille guard support bracket nuts.
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  11. Remove the rods from the brackets.
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  13. Tilt the grille panel forward and disengage the electrical wiring at the headlamp sealed beam unit and parking lamp assembly wiring harness at the connectors.
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  15. Lift the grille from the vehicle.
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To install:
  1. Position the grille panel and attach the electrical wiring at the headlamp sealed beam unit and parking lamp assembly wiring harness at the connectors.
  2.  
  3. Install the rods on the brackets.
  4.  
  5. Tighten the radiator support rods-to-grille guard support bracket nuts.
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  7. Install the grille-to-frame crossmember hold-down assembly.
  8.  
  9. Install the bolts securing the guard panel to the fenders.
  10.  
  11. Install the screws securing the radiator and shroud to the radiator grille guard panel.
  12.  
  13. Install the front crossmember cover, if so equipped.
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