Based on a consumer-available manual and my experience, there are 6-8 screws/fasteners that will need to be removed. (6 if you have the mudflaps).
2 pop-out fasteners under the cover - if you look along the bottom edge of the cover, you'll see 2 tabs that connect the cover to the underbody. Use a flat-head screwdriver to pop out the connectors.
2-4 screws - where the cover connects to the bottom of the rear wheel well, there are 4mm hex-head screws that will need to be removed.
2 interior screws - lift up the tailgate, and you'll see a screw in the left and right corners. Remove these screws and pop out the fastener.
4 Bolts hold on to the bumper cover - lift up the tailgate and take off the cover where the tailgate latch is. There are 4 black flat head fastners which keep the tailgate latch cover. After you take that off, you'll see the 4 Bolts that need to be taken off. (Highlander 2001)
After removing those, carefully start on the left or right sides, lifting up and pulling straight out to release the bumper from the clips.
The center part is tricky. I know there are 'slide' tabs. I broke mine off since I had no idea how they slid (stupid manual didn't mention it!). So take your time, and figure out which way to slide the cover off of the connecting tabs. I think you had to pull to the left on the left half, and right on the right side, but I'm not 100% sure. (THIS PARAGRAPH MIGHT BE FOR THE 2004 -- See the paragraph with 4 Bolts, this was what this original writer was writing about mine was for 2001, which should not make a difference.)
For my 2006 Toyota highlander the bumper came out easily so I didn't have to go through the process in the above paragraph 7.
November/09 addition: I just took the plastic rear bumper cover off my 2004 Highlander following the instructions above. It took 25 minutes. There are 4 rectangular tabs ( 1''x1/4") holding each side of the cover at the top behind the wheel wells. You can pry the cover off by using a flat head screw driver inserted between the cover and the metal side panel. Start with the tab closest to the wheel, then work toward the back.
How do i remove a stuck Cd from my 2005 Toyota Highlander? The CDs will not eject.
The Toyota Corolla front bumper is held in place with eight retaining bolts. Remove the retaining bolts and the bumper will come off.
how to remove front bumper on Toyota avensis 2003
First, remove the plastic tool tray (inside the vehicle, at rear , under carpet). You must then loosen the nut with the bar provided.
Remove the screws in the wheel wells and underneath the plastic cover to remove the bumper cover. Then you can see to remove the actual bumper.
Remove the front bumper to remove the radiator
buy a new bumper, remove the old one, and attach the new bumper
In order to remove the headlight you must remove the whole bumper, that means removing the plastic grill cover, then removing all plastic under the bumper, removing the inner wheel arch, then removing 2 bolts on the bumper, one per side, then pull out, there will be 4 tabs per side, then remove 3 bolts holding the headlight in
Trying to replace the fog lamp lens on a toyota highlander 2005, Having trouble figuring out how to remove the defective ones.
Lower the glove box down remove the plastic cover on the heater box and pull out the cabin filter tray.
Disconnect the batter cables. Remove the face of steering wheel and the plastic box inside the steering wheel. Open the hood. Look under the front bumper to remove the screws. Remove the bolts at each corner of the bumper and remove it.
I do not believe there is a metal bumper. There is a foam insert that goes inside the bumper cover.
InstructionsLift the rear of the Corolla using a floor jack. Jack up on the rear jack point behind the trunk, and place a jack stand under each of the rear pinch welds. Then lower the vehicle onto the jack stands.Pry the plastic rivets off the inner wheel liner with a flat-head screwdriver.Remove the bolts that hold the bumper to the bumper bracket and support.Pull the bumper off the bumper support.Mount the new bumper. Align the mounting holes on the back of the bumper's mounting bracket with the bumper support, and thread and tighten the bumper. Replace the plastic rivets that hold the wheel liner to the rear bumper.Remove the jack stands, and lower the car.
To remove a scratch on a plastic car bumper sand it lightly. If the scratch did not come out, fill it with filler. Next clean the area. Block off the parts of the bumper that you do not want to get paint on. Spray primer over the area and then finish with spray paint in the correct color.
First remove the bumper cover. You need to take off the front grill to get at the plastic retainers that hold the top of the buimber on. There are about four retainers on the bootom of the bumper.
The 2003 Toyota front grill is held in place with eight retaining bolts. Remove the retaining bolts and the front grill will come off.
I just did this last night on mine. There is a plastic cover on the top of the bumper. You have to remove that to get to the bolts underneath it. Its a real pain to remove it without breaking that plastic cover you have to crawl underneath it and squeeze the plastic clips together one at a time. After you remove that, you can remove the bolts under it. There are more in other places, but I forget where, I'd have to go look again.
The lamp in the top brake light of a Toyota Highlander can be replaced by the locating the light housing from the trunk. Find the light cover and remove it to access the lights. Replace the bulbs.
The Toyota Highlander rear wiper blade is held in place by two retaining clips. Remove the retaining clips and the wiper blade will slide out.
Question isn't clear. Are you asking how do you replace the bulb -OR- how to remove the entire lens assembly?
1. open the rear door 2. remove the upper plastic molding 3. remove the electric connector 4. (WD-40 optional) turn bulb holder counter clock wise 5. remove bulb
No, changing the timing belt on a Toyota Highlander 4 cylinder is not difficult. You will need to remove the skid plate from under the vehicle to access the belt more easily.
Remove the plastic panel, remove the bolts, disconnect the wires from the back of the stereo and remove