How to Replace a Splash Guard Backing Plate

Below guide will teach you How to Replace a Splash Guard Backing Plate . Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Floor Jack
  • Screwdriver
  • Socket and Ratchet Set
  • Jack Stand Set
  • 3/8 in. Drive Ratchet
  • Brake Backing Plate

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $36.75 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $106.61 parts and labor

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  • Secure the vehicle on a flat surface and apply the parking brake.
  • Lift up the front of the vehicle with floor jack and chock the rear wheels.
  • To ensure your safety, support the vehicle on jack stands.
  • In order to access the splash guard backing plate, move the wheel to right or left completely.
  • Examine carefully the splash guard or backing plate for any signs of damage in the form of cracks or for any other wear and tear.
  • Take the damaged guard or plate out by removing the mounting bolts found on the back of the hub.
  • Take a new splash guard or plate and install it in place of old one.
  • Secure the guar or plate with mounting bolts. Torque the bolts properly.
  • Remove the vehicle from jack stands and floor jack and take a small drive to check if still there is any vibration or noise.

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