Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do I replace the front bumper cover?

asked by on

I have removed the 4 bolts on the damaged front bumper cover and am having trouble dislodging the bumper over the hooks. What am I missing?

A: Hi and thanks for contacting Your Mechanic....

Hi and thanks for contacting Your Mechanic. Check to see if your Jeep has a lower air dam under the engine. If your Jeep does, then you will need to remove the secured bolts the dam that hooks up to the bumper cover. Also check the bumper cover for any wiring harness that could be attached to it, which could cause it to catch on an not move. The bumper cover is a tight fit over the hooks so you will need to pull up and inwards toward the hood to help it off.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car is running rich - 1990 Jeep Wrangler

Starting any engine in cold weather is never an easy task as they simply do not like cold weather and do not run well in it. When you first go to start your Jeep on a cold morning and turn...

Q: How do I break in the car?

If your car is new, you will need to break it in. Here are some guidelines to follow: 1. For the first 500 miles, avoid towing a trailer. 2. For the first 1,200 miles, avoid overly quick starts, or hard...

Q: AC stops working occasionally

Hello. This is a common problem on this vehicle. It is usually caused by a failing actuator under the dash. It can also be one of the temperature sensors but that is not as common. I usually install a scan...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...