This Tech Tip is based on a Technical Service Bulletin (TSB)
issued by Hyundai® and
covers 2010 model-year Hyundai Tucson® (LM)
vehicles produced from December 15, 2009. TSBs describe known
conditions or manufacturer-recommended changes in procedures and
IMPORTANT: If you are replacing a previous
design rear bumper cover with new design, the existing retainers
must be simultaneously replaced with the new design. Be sure to
follow the interchangeability table information and directions
described in this Tech Tip.
The design changes include:
The size of retainer slot holes in the rear bumper cover.
The shape of retainers.
PARTS IDENTIFICATION AND REQUIREMENTS
To distinguish between previous and new design rear bumper
Inspect and verify the size of the retainer slot holes
(Figures 1, 2).
Check the shape of the retainer fitted onto the quarter
panel. If the retainer has a projection, it is a new design
(Figures 3, 4).
IMPORTANT: When replacing a Hyundai Tucson
(LM) rear bumper cover, make sure to follow the
interchangeability table above. If trying to install a new
design rear bumper cover with previous design retainers, it may
cause improper clearance between the quarter panel and the rear
ALLDATA Collision gives you unlimited access to TSBs and other
valuable collision repair information including detailed OE
tear-down procedures, manufacturers’ position statements and
approved sectioning procedures.
Always refer to ALLDATA®
safety procedures, identification of material types, recommended
refinish materials and removal and installation procedures.
Always refer to the vehicle manufacturer for questions relating
to applicable or non-applicable warranty repair information.
This Repair/Service Procedure is excerpted from a Technical
Service Bulletin published by the vehicle manufacturer and is
intended for use by trained, professional technicians with the
knowledge, tools and equipment to do the job properly and safely.
It is recommended that this procedure not be performed by
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