Guides — 2003

Toyota Tacoma (1995–2004) Front Bumper Removal

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Toyota Tacoma (1995–2004) Front Bumper Removal

Here's how to remove the front bumper cover. From underneath the truck, unplug the connector on the back side of your fog lights. Using a 17mm and a 12mm Socket, remove your skid plate mounting bolts (x6), then remove the skid plate. (Fig A)         Using a 10mm Socket, remove the lower Bumper Bolts (x6). (Fig B)         If your vehicle has fender flares, use a 10mm Socket to remove the fender flare bolts along the inside of your wheel well (6 per side). (Fig C)         Release enough of the...

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Toyota Tacoma (1995–2004) Rear Bumper Removal

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Toyota Tacoma (1995–2004) Rear Bumper Removal

Here's how to remove the rear bumper cover. Before you start, unplug the lights from both sides of the license plate. They should turn down and pull out. 3/4 Wrench to hold the nut from moving while using the 3/4 socket on the top. This is in the middle of the bumper above the hitch. Use a flathead screw driver to pop up those little squares up from the inside (closest to the license plate) and lift up. They do not pop straight up. Lift the center round section of that pop-in thing to pop it out. In addition to...

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