Download 2018 Honda Ridgeline Tonneau Cover (Hard) Installation Instructions – Installing the Tonneau Cover 1. Remove the left front upper tie-down hook and left rear upper tie-down hook. Repeat on the other side. 2. Install the left front bracket and left rear bracket to the left side bed lining with the four TORX bolts removed in step 1. Torque the TORX bolts to 20 N·m (15 lb·ft). Repeat on the other side. NOTE: Make sure that the brackets are installed in the correct position and orientation. 3. Fold the tonneau cover, then put it on the vehicle.
4. Tighten the wing nut of the tonneau cover and attach the clip to the left front bracket. Repeat on the other side. 5. Open the tailgate, then unfold the tonneau cover. 6. Pull down the left tonneau cover handle and slide outward while pulling down. Attach the hook to the left rear bracket. Repeat on the other side. 7. Close the tailgate. Make sure the tailgate is properly closed. NOTE: Do not damage the body paint finish. TOOLS AND SUPPLIES REQUIRED Ratchet T-50 TORX bit Torque wrench