R53minicooper’s Blog

April 30, 2009

DIY (Do It Yourself) Oil Gasket Replacement for Mini Cooper S R53 (Part 3)

Filed under: Repair Instructions,Uncategorized — r53minicooper @ 5:15 pm
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Removing and installing/replacing front underbody protection (engine)

 

1.)


 

  1. Slacken screws (1), do not release fully.
  2. Release screws (2).
  3. Tightening torque 51 11 1AZ . (For reassembly)
  4. Pull underbody protection out of bumper trim and remove.
  5. Note that screws (1) might be rusted along with their connectors. You can buy replacement bumper connecters of a similar size at Autozone. If the connectors are rusted just carefully remove them with visegrip and use lots of wd-40 or you can cut them off.

2.)


 

  1. Slacken screws (1), do not release fully.
  2. Release screws (3).
  3. Tightening torque 51 11 1AZ . (For reassembly)
  4. Pull underbody protection (4) out of bumper trim (2) and remove.
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