Subaru Forester Body and Exterior 1999 2000 (15) PDF

8) Turn over the front mud guard of the front por-
tion and then remove bolt.
S5M0154
9) Remove bumper face and E/A foam.
10) Remove the four bolts and then detach the
back beam.
S5M0398
11) Remove the four bolts and then detach the
beam upper.
S5M0156
12) Install in the reverse order of removal.
CAUTION:
Be extremely careful to prevent scratches on
bumper face as it is made of resin.
Be careful not to scratch the body when
removing or installing the bumper.
4. Rear Bumper
A: REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION
1) Disconnect the ground cable from the battery.
2) Open rear gate.
3) Remove the five screws and the clip from the
rear bumper.
S5M0399
4) Disconnect license plate light connector.
5) Remove bolts and clips from under side of
bumper.
S5M0157
6) Remove bumper face and E/A foam.
7) Remove canister. <Ref. to 2-1 [W3A0].>
8) Remove bolts from bumper stay.
G5M0161
9) Remove rear bumper beam.
10) Install in the reverse order of removal.
CAUTION:
Be extremely careful to prevent scratches on
bumper face as it is made of resin.
Be careful not to scratch the body when
removing or installing bumper.
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5-1 [W4A0] SERVICE PROCEDURE
4. Rear Bumper