The dealer is correct on this one, I did some checking and the front bumper cover has to be removed. Here is what the service manual states:
In step 4 it mentions removing the front bumper cover. If you wish I can get you the steps to remove the front bumpr cover if you wish to perform this repair yourself. Let me know.
Hang tight and I will get it to you shortly. Thanks for replying back
Here is the process for removing the front bumper cover:
Let me know if you need further info