How to Remove a Ford Ranger Grille

Updated March 23, 2017

One of the most popular auto customisations is aftermarket grille replacement. The Ford Ranger has a simple grille design that makes removing the old grille and installing a new one very easy even for non-professionals. Learn how to quickly and safely remove the grille on your Ford Ranger, whether it is damaged or you are looking to upgrade to an aftermarket grille.

Park your Ranger on level ground and pop the hood.

Remove the two screws from the plastic cover on top of the grille. Remove the two screws on each side that connect the grille to each headlight assembly.

Remove the other two screws connected the sides of the grille to the headlight assembly. These screws are accessed from in front of the grille.

Carefully push the grille inward to disengage the remaining clips attaching the grille, then lift the grill up to remove.


These instructions will also apply to the Mazda B-Series truck (1994 and newer).


These instructions apply to 1994 and newer Ford Rangers. The clips are attached to the grille rather than its mount; be careful not to break them if you plan on reusing the grille.

Things You'll Need

  • Phillips Head Screwdriver
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