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h3..3 small bolts at the tgop (visable with hood open) but cannot see

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How to remove 2008 H3 front chrome grill, scratched and need to have it polished / rechromed. No info in Owner manual. Appears to be 3 small bolts at the tgop (visable with hood open) but cannot see to bottom.
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Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: GM
Expert:  John replied 5 years ago.

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Grille Replacement
Object Number:(NNN) NNN-NNNN Size: MF

Callout

Component Name

Preliminary Procedure

Remove the brush/grille guard (if equipped).

1

Radiator Grille Nuts (Qty: 2)

Tighten:
7 N·m (62 lb in)

2

Radiator Grille Screws (Qty: 4)

Tighten:
7 N·m (62 lb in)

3

Radiator Grille

Tip

Pull outward evenly to release the retainer tabs from the retention clips around the headlamps.
Pull outward evenly to release the retainer tabs from the retention clips at the center upper and lower grille area.
Transfer the radiator grille support assembly as needed.

 

 

Grille Guard/Brush Guard Replacement (H3X)
Object Number:(NNN) NNN-NNNN Size: MF

Callout

Component Name

Preliminary Procedure

Remove the front tow hooks. Tip
Support the radiator grille/brush guard prior to removing the impact bar bolts.

1

Radiator Grille Guard Assembly Bolts (Qty: 8)

Tighten the bolts to 10 N·m (89 lb in)

2

Radiator Grille Outer (RH) Guard

Tip
Slide the outer grille into the upper and lower grille guard prior to installing the bolts.

3

Radiator Grille Outer (LH) Guard

Tip
Slide the outer grille into the upper and lower grille guard prior to installing the bolts.

4

Radiator Grille Upper Guard

5

Radiator Grille Lower Guard

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