How to Replace a Header Panel

Below guide will teach you How to Replace a Header Panel . Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Header Panel
  • Screwdriver
  • Socket and Ratchet Set
  • 3/8 in. Drive Ratchet

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $289.57 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $499.79 parts and labor

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Following steps will help you replace a header panel.

  • Park the car and apply parking brake.
  • Lift the engine hood and secure it with hood prop.
  • Now search for the header panel in the engine compartment and examine it for any visible damage and wear and tear.
  • In order to remove the header panel, you have to take the front grille and grille out first.
  • Next, remove all the electrical connectors.
  • Take the headlight assemblies out of the header panel so that you can easily remove the header panel from the front of the vehicle.
  • Take a new header panel and fix it on its place on the vehicle.
  • Put the headlights assemblies back and reconnect all the electrical connectors.
  • Now install back the front grille and grille to their respective places.
  • Lower the hood and your job is done.

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