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Cowl Cover Replacement

  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  • When removing components, use the trim tools or equivalent.
  • Take care not to damage the body.
  • RHD model is shown, LHD model is symmetrical.
  1. Using a clip remover, detach the clips from the cowl cover, then disconnect the windshield washer tube (A).

  1. Detach the clips by carefully pulling the windshield side edge of the cowl cover (A) upward, and release the forward hooks (B) by pulling the cowl cover forward, then remove the cover.

  1. Remove the hood hinge covers (A) on both sides.
    Detach the clips(B) from the under-cowl panel.
    Release the hook (C) from the front fender, then detach the clips (D).

  1. If necessary, remove the under-cowl panel (A).
    Remove the bolts.
  1. Install the covers in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
    • Check if the clips are damaged or stress-whitened, and if necessary, replace them with new ones.
    • Push the clips and the hooks into place securely.
    • Make sure the washer tube is connected securely.