Download 2018 Honda HR-V Front Lower Trim Installation Instructions – 1. Disconnect the negative cable from the battery. 2. Remove the front bumper: • Wrap a shop towel around the lever. • Attach tape to the areas shown on each side. • Remove the grille cover. • Remove the 12 clips. • Remove the four clips and two self-tapping screws on each side. • Remove the front wheel arch protector on each side. • Remove one self-tapping screw on each side. • Release four retaining tabs on each side.
• With the help of an assistant, remove the front bumper and unplug the vehicle connectors, if equipped. Place the front bumper on the blanket to prevent damage. 3. Using a pushpin, pierce the front bumper at the center of the six scribe marks. 4. While wearing eye protection, drill the two pierced marks to 6 mm: • Wrap tape around each drill bit 10 mm (0.4 in.) away from the tip or use a drill stop. • First drill with a 3 mm drill bit, and finish with a 6 mm drill bit. • Remove all burrs.