Hymer B class front bumper removal (1 Viewer)

Feb 22, 2011
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Hi guys,
Has anyone removed the front bumper on a 2003 B544 A class ?
The paint and lacquer is peeling off and I want to get it painted over the winter.
I've located a couple of screw locations but I'm sure there are more. The ones I found are two screws going into the Hymer grill and one on each side into wheel arch trim behind the rubber.
Anyone have any pointers please ?
I think I read on here about removal but can't find it, might have been @scotjimland or @JeanLuc ?
Thanks
 
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Figaro
Feb 22, 2011
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Yes I found those too but suspect there may be more lurking in inaccessible places

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Dec 17, 2016
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I'm pretty certain that is all. You will need something to rest the bumper on until you have disconnected the fog light wires.
 

cliffanger

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We had exactly the same problem with ours, but were reluctant to take the bumper off for fear of snapping something that may have gone brittle with age. We found a paint sprayer who did a brilliant job without taking the bumper off for £200. SOS Bodywork in Keynsham, Bristol. Appreciate this wont help if you’re miles away, but there are people who can do the job without removing bumper.
 
Nov 4, 2011
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This is a job I’ve got to do,front and back.
I would be interested in what paint/ code you use.
I will keep watching for picture hopefully when you’ve do it.

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Feb 22, 2011
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Yep, I'll do some before and after photos and detail fixings for others as it seems a common fault.
I've not bothered with a paint code as I don't think it's critical. Looking carefully, most of the different grey bits are a slightly different shade of grey and it's not noticeable without looking very carefully. The body shop just said they would match as close as possible.
Fortunately rear bumper and rest of trims are ok.
My job for tomorrow if it stops raining.
 

JeanLuc

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Nov 17, 2008
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From memory; four bolts across the front under the bumper, two vertical self-tappers at the top either side of the Hymer grill (accessible from under the ‘bonnet’) and possibly one vertical self-tapper either side up under the wheel arch. Also, don’t forget to remove the self-tappers that join the grey wheel arches to the bumper (behind the grey trim strip).
 
Dec 17, 2016
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It helps to heat up the wheel arch trim with a hairdryer to make it more flexible. Only the front 4 or so need to be removed to remove the bumper

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