If you’re a bit of a handy person, you’re most likely wanting to manage most of the maintenance to be carried out on your Mercedes Classe C 4, but some are more difficult than others and necessitate the removal of body parts or components to access the component you want to focus on. We want to help you in this task. That’s why in this article we are going to find out how to remove the bumper from a Mercedes Classe C 4. This process is not very difficult and you should have the ability to do it with few tools. For that, first we will see how to remove the front bumper of your Mercedes Classe C 4, then how to remove the rear bumper of this one.
How to remove the front bumper from a Mercedes Classe C 4
So let’s start our article content with the front bumper of your Mercedes Classe C 4. To remove it, you will just require a set of ratchet wrenches, some screwdrivers and torx bits. Here are the guidelines you will have to stick to to be able to disassemble the bumper of your Mercedes Classe C 4 in good conditions:
- If you want to be more comfy, we recommend you to put your Mercedes Classe C 4 on stands and to remove the front wheels to have a good access to the whole front bumper.
- Open the bonnet of your automobile: 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 named fenders, but they’ll get in the way and prevent you from accessing all the screws on the front bumper of your Mercedes Classe C 4. Dependant on your motor vehicle features and the year of your model, you will also have the ability to find staples, to accomplish 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 behind your mudguard and that seals the front bumper of your Mercedes Classe C 4 on the sides.
- Unscrew the screws or remove the clips on the upper part of the bumper in the engine bay.
- Now it’s time to go beneath your Mercedes Classe C 4 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.
- Make sure to disconnect 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 working with a carpet or other to prevent 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 Mercedes Classe C 4, to put it back in place stick to the steps in the opposite direction.
How to remove the rear bumper from a Mercedes Classe C 4
And to finish, whether or not the process is quite equivalent, we will take a look at the case of removing the rear bumper from your Mercedes Classe C 4. 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 performing the same first stage, that is, lift your Mercedes Classe C 4 and remove your rear wheels to be able to have an optimal working area to remove the bumper of your Mercedes Classe C 4 without trouble
- Remove the rear wheel arches of your Mercedes Classe C 4 to access the side bumper side brackets
- Open your trunk
- Take out the side brackets in your wheel arches to make it easier to remove the bumper from your Mercedes Classe C 4.
- Take away the lower bindings below your Mercedes Classe C 4.
- While doing so, 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 Mercedes Classe C 4, stick to the same operation as for the front bumper
Here, you have discoverd through these two parts, how to remove the bumper from a Mercedes Classe C 4 whether it is the front one or the rear one the methods are just about the same and it is enough to be meticulous to make everything go well.
If you need more tutorials on the Mercedes Classe C 4, go to our Mercedes Classe C 4 category.