Home Auto Repair 2009 Honda Ridgeline Tonneau Cover Installation Instructions

2009 Honda Ridgeline Tonneau Cover Installation Instructions

80

Download Installation NOTE: Be careful not to damage the body finish. 1. Make sure you have the anti-theft code for the radio, then write down the radio station presets. 2. Disconnect the negative cable from the battery. 3. Remove the left front upper tie-down hook (two torx bolts). Remove the right front upper tie-down hook (two torx bolts). 4. Remove the front bed panel (six torx bolts). 5. While wearing eye protection, enlarge the three upper holes in the front bed panel using a 1 in. (25 mm) step drill. Remove all burrs from the edges of the holes with a file. 6. While wearing eye protection, drill a 3 mm hole through eight marked locations on the inside of the front bed panel. 7. While wearing eye protection, use a 15 mm hole saw to enlarge the eight holes you drilled in step 6. Work from the outer surface of the front bed panel. Remove all burrs from the edges of the holes with a file. 8. Using a hacksaw blade, cut the front bed panel between the marks on both sides. 9. Install the rubber grommets into the holes you just made. 10. Remove the left bed rail trim. • Remove the screw cover (four retaining clips). • Remove the one self-tapping screw from the rear of the bed rail trim. • Slide the bed rail trim back to release the six clips, and remove the bed rail trim. • Remove the right bed rail trim the same way. 11. Remove the rear roof trim. • Remove the rear roof trim bolt covers (three retaining clips for each cover). Remove the two roof trim nuts. 12. Remove the light first (one screw and one connector), then remove the left C-pillar outer trim by sliding it rearward, …