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how to remove left front fender from 97 honda accord for r

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how to remove left front fender from 97 honda accord for replacement?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Virtual Wrench (L J) replied 4 years ago.

Hello,

 

Here are the instructions from the service manual. Looks like the bumper and inner skirt have to come off.

 

  • Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  • Open and support the hood with the prop rod.
  • Remove the grille and front bumper.
  • Remove the two piece pin and clips from the inner fender liner, then remove the self-tapping screws and remove the inner fender liner.
  • Detach the electrical connectors for the headlights, remove the headlight mounting bolts and the headlight assembly.
  • Protect the edges of the fender and door with masking tape as necessary.
  • Matchmark the fender to the inner fender for reassembly. Trace the outline of the fender to inner fender with a sharpened No. 2 pencil.
  • Open the front doors as necessary to access and remove the rear fender mounting bolts.
  • Remove the fender mounting bolts at the front cowl, headlight opening and along the top of the fender in the engine compartment.
  • Have an assistant help remove the fender from the vehicle.
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