How to Remove a Front Bumper From a Fiat Punto

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How to Remove a Front Bumper From a Fiat Punto
Access the front bumper by lifting the Punto's front end with a jack. (Red cars image by Avesun from

The luxurious and affordable Fiat Punto provides a compact body with an elegant and sleek Italian design. Europe's fifth best-selling car, the redesigned 2010 Punto packs a more durable body and a sharper look than previous models, including a new front bumper with encased fog lights. It is less expensive and quicker to remove the front bumper and replace it with a new one rather than repair it when it is damaged, and it is also mandatory for the front bumper to be removed when changing the intercooler.

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Things you need

  • Jack and axle stands
  • T25 Torx screwdriver
  • Phillips-head screwdriver
  • Ratchet wrench

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  1. 1

    Lift the front end of the Punto using a jack and axle stands, bringing the front wheels off the ground.

  2. 2

    Remove the two T25 screws located on the inside of both sides of the front bumper, using a T25 Torx screwdriver.

  3. 3

    Remove the Phillips-head screws located at the edge of the arch liners and remove the two nuts located in front of both front wheels using a ratchet wrench. Pull and remove the arch liners (two thin plastic pieces located above the front wheels) away from the front bumper.

  4. 4

    Remove the T25 screws located behind the headlights. Remove the two Phillips-head screws located underneath both sides of the corners of the front bumper.

  5. 5

    Remove and unscrew all four T25 screws located underneath the bottom edge of the front bumper.

  6. 6

    Open the bonnet of the Punto and remove the four T25 screws located at the top edge of the front bumper.

  7. 7

    Gently pull and remove the front bumper of the Punto.

Tips and warnings

  • If the Punto is equipped with fog lights, pull and unplug the electrical wiring (located behind the fog lights, at the inside of the front bumper) before detaching the front bumper.

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