Hyundai Sonata: Rear Bumper Cover Repair procedures - Rear Bumper - Body (Interior and Exterior)Hyundai Sonata: Rear Bumper Cover Repair procedures

Replacement
   
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
   
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver or use a prying trim tool, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
Use a plastic panel removal tool to remove interior trim pieces to protect from marring the surface.
Take care not to bend or scratch the trim and panels.
1.
Disconnect the connector (A), and then loosen the rear combination lamp mounting nuts.

2.
Remove the rear combination lamp (A).

3.
After loosening the rear bumper (A) side's mounting screws and clip, then disconnect the side's.
   
Remove the rear bumper by pulling up the side of the rear bumper and then pull it out.
   
When you pull out the front bumper, the side part of the rear bumper could be damaged by the projection.

4.
After loosening the mounting clip and nuts, then remove the rear bumper retainer cover (A).

5.
Loosen the rear bumper lower mounting clips and nuts.

6.
Loosen the rear bumper mounting bolt inside of the trunk.

7.
Remove the luggage boad cover (A).

8.
After loosening the mounting clips, then remove the rear transverrse trim (A).

9.
Loosen the mounting screw and separate the luggage side trim [LH].
10.
Disconnect the rear bumper main connector (A).

11.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
   
Make sure the connector is connected properly.
Replace any damage clips.
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