Radiator grille panel - removal and refitting
Models up to 1987
1 With the bonnet raised, remove the four grille panel securing screws from the top of the front panel.
2 Lift the grille panel from its lower mounting bushes, and withdraw it from the vehicle.
3 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but ensure that the lower mounting lugs are correctly located in their bushes.
Models from 1987
4 With the bonnet raised, remove the two grille panel securing screws from the front face of the panel.
5 Release the upper and lower grille retaining clips, and withdraw the grille panel from the vehicle (see illustrations).
32.5a Radiator grille panel upper retaining clip - models from 1987
32.5b Radiator grille panel lower retaining clip - models from 1987
6 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but align the grille panel carefully before tightening the securing screws.
Models from 1990
7 With the bonnet raised, remove the two securing screws from the top of the grille panel.
8 Slide the panel towards the driver’s side of the vehicle, then pull the panel forwards to release the retaining clips (see illustration).
32.8 Removing the later type front grille panel
9 Refitting is a reversal of removal.
Windscreen cowl panel - removal and refitting
1 Open the bonnet and disconnect the windscreen washer hose at the T-piece connector.
2 Remove both windscreen wiper arm assemblies.
3 Remove the single securing screw from each end of the cowl panel.
4 On models up to 1987, prise out the screw covers and remove the eight plastic screws securing the cowl panel to the body.
Withdraw the panel.
5 On models from 1987, prise out the screw covers and remove the plastic securing screws. Pull the front edge of the cowl panel upwards to disengage the front fixing clips, then move the panel to the left and then to the right to disengage the hooks on the panel underside. Withdraw the panel.
6 Refitting is a reversal of removal.
Exterior rear pillar trim panel (Saloon models) - renewal
1 Remove the interior rear pillar trim panel.
2 Unscrew the three now exposed securing nuts and withdraw the exterior trim panel (see illustration).
34.2 Exterior rear pillar trim panel securing nut locations (arrowed) - Saloon models A Heated rear window wiring plug
3 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but do not overtighten the securing nuts, as this may result in damage to the rubber seals.
Cab air vent panel (P100 models) - renewal
1 Remove the cab interior side trim panel.
2 Working inside the cab, remove the two rubber grommets from the rear pillar, then unscrew the two now exposed nuts, and withdraw the air vent panel.
3 Refitting is a reversal of removal.
Wheel arch liners - renewal
1 Where fitted, the wheel arch liners may be retained by self-tapping screws, plastic clips, or a combination of both.
2 To remove a liner, simply unscrew the retaining screws, or where plastic clips are fitted, release them by turning with a screwdriver (see illustration).
36.2 Releasing a wheel arch liner plastic clip
3 Refitting is a reversal of removal.
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