Removal of rear bumper of Fiat Punto

1 For improved access, firmly apply the handbrake, then jack up the front of the car and support it securely on axle stands.
2 Undo the screws each side securing the edge of the bumper to the wheel arch liner.
3 Reach up behind the wheel arch liner and undo the two screws securing the upper edge of the bumper to the rear wing on each side.
4 From below, undo the screws securing the fear bumper lower mountings to the brackets on the vehicle underbody (see illustration).



Undo the screws securing the rear bumper lower mountings to the brackets on the underbody


5 Support the bumper, than undo the four retaining bolts from the upper edge of the bumper (see illustration).



Undo the four retaining bolts from the upper edge of the Fiat Punto rear bumper


6 With the help of an assistant, carefully draw the bumper away from the car. When sufficient clearance exists, remove the number plate light bulbholder from the light unit by twisting the bulbholder anti-clockwise to release the bayonet fitting (see illustrations).



Withdraw the bumper from the car...



... and remove the number plate light bulbholder from the light unit


7 Unclip any electrical cabling that may be secured to the inside of the bumper, then remove the bumper from the car.

Refitting the rear bumper of Fiat Punto

8 Refitting is a reversal of removal.