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Old 06-12-2010, 03:07 PM
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Default Hidden bent bumper=trim pc won't clip on?

So I was poking around underneath my new (to me) truck and noticed that the black trim pc in the front bumper was not fitting right and somewhat loose.

I noticed the little snap wedges were not grabbing anything and then found that the hidden top edge of the bumper was bent. Are the trim pc grabber wedges supposed to grab the top edge of the bumper?

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This one is looking down from the top with the hood up



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Definitely bent there. If it wasn't I suspect that those wedges ride on the bumper at that location.
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Thanks for the reply..that's what I thought..guess I have some bending to do.
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Oh, fun job! Might be easier to pull the bumper and find one in a junk yard.
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Oops how did that happen ?
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Not sure...I bought it used from the local dealer 2 weeks ago and didn't discover these items (loose connector in electrical forum) until yesterday.

Intend on reporting to dealer Monday morning for the record.
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