If you’re a bit of a do-it-yourselfer, you’re almost certainly eager to manage the vast majority of the work to be achieved on your Citroen C4, but some are more difficult than others and necessitate the removal of body parts or elements to access the part you want to focus on. We would really like to help you in this operation. That’s why today we are going to find out how to remove the bumper from a Citroen C4. This operation is not very difficult and you should have the ability to do it with few tools. To accomplish this, first we will discover how to remove the front bumper of your Citroen C4, then how to remove the rear bumper of this one.

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How to remove the front bumper from a Citroen C4

So let’s commence our article content with the front bumper of your Citroen C4. To take it off, you will just need a set of ratchet wrenches, some screwdrivers and torx bits. Here are the simple steps you will have to follow to be able to disassemble the bumper of your Citroen C4 in good conditions:

  • If you want to be more relaxed, we suggest you to lift your Citroen C4 and to remove the front wheels to have a perfect access to the whole front bumper.
  • Open the bonnet of your car: Would seem obvious, but you will need to have access to the bumper attachment in your engine compartment.
  • Take out the wheel arches: They’re also known as fenders, but they’ll get in the way and prevent you from accessing all the screws on the front bumper of your Citroen C4. According to your automobile features and the year of your model, you will also be able to find staples, to get this done, you will just have to use a staple extractor or to do it gently with a big flat screwdriver, and use a lever to open the staple.
  • Then you will have to unscrew the screws that is at the rear of your mudguard and that fastens the front bumper of your Citroen C4 on the sides.
  • Unscrew the screws or remove the clips on the upper part of the bumper in the engine compartment.
  • Now it’s time to go below your Citroen C4 to unscrew the bolts that are on the chassis of the automobile, you will find some in the middle of the bumper and on the sides.
  • Remember to unplug the connection of the plate lighting and the distance control sensor if you have it.
  • Carefully remove the front bumper by first unclipping the sides. If it doesn’t come off, you quite likely forgot a screw or a clip. Think of working with a carpet or other to avoid that it gets scratched by touching the ground.

That’s it, you’ve seen all the steps of how to remove the front bumper from your Citroen C4, to put it back in place follow the steps in the opposite direction.

How to remove the rear bumper from a Citroen C4

And to finish, whether or not the operation is quite equivalent, we will look at the case of removing the rear bumper from your Citroen C4. For each step to avoid repeating ourselves we will only give you the broad outlines, read the part 1 if you have any uncertainties or questions for more info.

  • Start by carrying out the same first step, that is, lift your Citroen C4 and take out your rear wheels to be able to have an optimal working area to remove the bumper of your Citroen C4 without trouble
  • Remove the rear wheel arches of your Citroen C4 to access the side bumper side brackets
  • Open your trunk
  • Take out the side brackets in your wheel arches to make it less difficult to remove the bumper from your Citroen C4.
  • Remove the lower bindings underneath your Citroen C4.
  • At the same time, make sure un plug the rear license plate light and the reverse radar sensors if you are equipped with them.
  • Unscrew the top brackets from the top of the trunk.
  • Now all you have to do is remove the rear bumper from your Citroen C4, follow the same process as for the front bumper

Here, you have learned through these two parts, how to remove the bumper from a Citroen C4 whether it is the front one or the rear one the solutions are almost the same and it is enough to be careful to make everything go well.

If you want more tutorials on the Citroen C4, go to our Citroen C4 category.