If you’re a bit of a handy person, you’re probably keen to manage the majority of the maintenance to be completed on your Honda Civic, but some are more challenging than others and need the removal of body parts or parts to access the part you want to work on. We really want to help you in this task. That’s why today we are going to see how to remove the bumper from a Honda Civic. This process is not very challenging and you should be able to do it with few tools. To accomplish this, first we will see how to remove the front bumper of your Honda Civic, then how to remove the rear bumper of this one.


How to remove the front bumper from a Honda Civic

So let’s begin our document with the front bumper of your Honda Civic. To remove it, you will just require a set of ratchet wrenches, some screwdrivers and torx bits. Here are the steps you will have to stick to in order to disassemble the bumper of your Honda Civic in good conditions:

  • If you want to be more comfortable, we encourage you to put your Honda Civic on stands and to remove the front wheels to have a good access to the whole front bumper.
  • Open the bonnet of your motor vehicle: Would seem obvious, but you will need to have access to the bumper attachment in your engine compartment.
  • Take off the wheel arches: They’re also called fenders, but they’ll get in the way and stop you from accessing all the screws on the front bumper of your Honda Civic. Depending on your motor vehicle features and the year of your model, you will also have the ability to find staples, to do this, 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 from behind your mudguard and that locks the front bumper of your Honda Civic 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 underneath your Honda Civic to unscrew the bolts that are on the chassis of the motor vehicle, you will find some in the middle of the bumper and on the sides.
  • Be sure you 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 most likely forgot a screw or a clip. Think of using 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 Honda Civic, to put it back in place stick to the steps in the opposite way.

How to remove the rear bumper from a Honda Civic

And to conclude, even if the process is quite similar, we will check out the case of removing the rear bumper from your Honda Civic. For each stage to avoid repeating ourselves we will only give you the broad highlights, read the part 1 if you have any concerns or questions for more details.

  • Start with executing the same first stage, that is, lift your Honda Civic and take off your rear wheels in order to have an optimal working area to remove the bumper of your Honda Civic without trouble
  • Remove the rear wheel arches of your Honda Civic to access the side bumper side brackets
  • Open your trunk
  • Take off the side brackets in your wheel arches to make it less difficult to remove the bumper from your Honda Civic.
  • Take off the lower bindings underneath your Honda Civic.
  • While doing so, remember to disconnect 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 Honda Civic, stick to the same process as for the front bumper

Here, you have discoverd through these two parts, how to remove the bumper from a Honda Civic whether it is the front one or the rear one the solutions are just about the same and it is enough to be meticulous to make everything go well.

Whenever you have any further questions about the Honda Civic, do not hesitate to consult our Honda Civic category.