If you’re a bit of a handy person, you’re most certainly wanting to handle almost all of the work to be carried out on your Suzuki Jimny, but some are more complex than others and need the removal of body parts or elements to access the part you want to operate on. We really want to help you in this process. That’s why today we are going to find out how to remove the bumper from a Suzuki Jimny. This process is not very complex and you should have the ability to do it with few tools. For that, first we will discover how to remove the front bumper of your Suzuki Jimny, then how to remove the rear bumper of this one.
How to remove the front bumper from a Suzuki Jimny
So let’s start our content page with the front bumper of your Suzuki Jimny. To take it off, you will just require a set of ratchet wrenches, some screwdrivers and torx bits. Here are the simple steps you will have to stick to to be able to disassemble the bumper of your Suzuki Jimny in good conditions:
- If you want to be more relaxed, we encourage you to lift your Suzuki Jimny and to remove the front wheels to have a best access to the whole front bumper.
- Open the bonnet of your vehicle: Seems evident, but you will need to have access to the bumper attachment in your engine compartment.
- Take away the wheel arches: They’re also identified as fenders, but they’ll get in the way and prevent you from accessing all the screws on the front bumper of your Suzuki Jimny. Dependant on your car features and the year of your model, you will also have the ability to find staples, to get this done, you will just have to use a staple extractor or to do it delicately 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 locks the front bumper of your Suzuki Jimny 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 Suzuki Jimny to unscrew the bolts that are on the chassis of the car, 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 quite likely forgot a screw or a clip. Think of using 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 Suzuki Jimny, to reassemble it stick to the steps in the opposite way.
How to remove the rear bumper from a Suzuki Jimny
And to finish, even if the operation is quite equivalent, we will take a look at the case of removing the rear bumper from your Suzuki Jimny. For each stage to avoid repeating ourselves we will simply give you the broad highlights, read the part 1 if you have any concerns or questions for more info.
- Start with carrying out the same first stage, that is, lift your Suzuki Jimny and remove your rear wheels to be able to have an optimal working area to remove the bumper of your Suzuki Jimny serenely
- Remove the rear wheel arches of your Suzuki Jimny to access the side bumper side brackets
- Open your trunk
- Take away the side brackets in your wheel arches to make it less complicated to remove the bumper from your Suzuki Jimny.
- Take off the lower bindings below your Suzuki Jimny.
- While doing so, remember to 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 Suzuki Jimny, stick to the same method as for the front bumper
Here, you have seen through these two parts, how to remove the bumper from a Suzuki Jimny whether it is the front one or the rear one the solutions are practically the same and it is enough to be meticulous to make everything go well.
If you want more guides on the Suzuki Jimny, go to our Suzuki Jimny category.