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Chevrolet Captiva Service & Repair Manual: Rear Bumper Reinforcement


1. Remove rear bumper as outlined in Rear Bumper.
2. Remove bolts and rear impact bar, Fig. 1.


Reverse procedure to install. Torque bolts to 16 ft. lbs.

Fig. 1 Rear bumper reinforcement removal

Servicing the rear bumper reinforcement on a 2014 Chevrolet Captiva First generation involves several steps to ensure proper removal and installation. To begin, you'll need to access the rear of the vehicle and safely elevate it using appropriate equipment. Once the vehicle is secured, carefully remove any components obstructing access to the rear bumper reinforcement, such as bumper covers or trim pieces.

Next, disconnect any electrical connections or sensors attached to the bumper reinforcement and support the bumper while removing the fasteners securing it to the vehicle's frame. Carefully detach the bumper reinforcement from the vehicle and set it aside.

When installing a new rear bumper reinforcement, align it correctly with the vehicle's frame and reattach it using the appropriate fasteners. Ensure all electrical connections and sensors are properly reconnected, and test the functionality of any related components.

Reassemble any removed components, lower the vehicle, and conduct a thorough inspection to verify the proper installation of the rear bumper reinforcement. This process helps maintain the structural integrity and safety features of your car.

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