Download 2019 Acura TLX Rear Bumper Applique Installation Instructions – Installing the Rear Bumper Applique 1. Open the trunk lid. Use the alcohol wipe to thoroughly clean the area where the rear bumper applique will attach. 2. Attach a strip of masking tape to the rear bumper as shown. Using a felt-tip pen, make a mark on masking tape at the center of the trunk lid anchor. 3. Using a spray bottle with the 3M protective tape application solution, spray the area where the rear bumper applique will attach. Then spray some solution on your hands.
4. Remove the adhesive backing from the side of the rear bumper applique. 5. Spray the rear bumper applique with the 3M protective tape application solution. 6. Align the V-notch in the center of the rear bumper applique with the mark on masking tape. Align the edge of the rear bumper applique along the edge of the curved surface on the rear bumper. 7. Insert the applicator into the soft sleeve. 8. Starting from the front and working rearward, use the soft sleeve to smooth out the center of the upper section of the rear bumper applique. Move the soft sleeve in one direction only.