Home Auto Repair 2008-2011 Cadillac CTS Mesh Grille Upper/Lower Replacement

2008-2011 Cadillac CTS Mesh Grille Upper/Lower Replacement


Download Installation Summary : 1. Open the hood and remove the radiator support cover and at tached weatherstripping (save for reinstallation). 2. Remove the two push pins (A) and the 10mm bolt (B) from each side. 3. E&G recommends either lifting the vehicle with a lift or raising the vehicle with a jack and installing jack stands before proceding. Remove the two (2) push pins located in the front wheel well openings (each side). 4. Push back the front portion of the front fender liner to expose the bumper cover to front fender attaching bolts. Use a 10mm socket to remove the attaching bolts (one per side). 5. Remove the push pin securing the end of the flexible rubber trim to the bottom of the vehicle at the inner fender liner (one each side). 6. Remove eight (8) plastic push pins that secure the bottom of the bumper cover to the plastic cover. 7. Pull out on the sides of the bumper cover to release the bumper cover from the front fenders. 8. With the help of an assistant, carefully pull the front bumper cover forward until you can access the two lower push pins that attach the air flow directors to the sides of the lower grille opening, then place the bumper cover onto a clean work area for factory grille removal. 9. IMPORTANT: Remove the headlamp washer clip and hose on ve- hicles so equipped. Cap the pump outlet using a 3/8” or 10mm hose cap (not included with this kit).