Introduction

Are your mud flaps cracked or broken? Use this guide to replace your mud flaps to look brand new.

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  • Always make sure your car is off, the parking break is applied, and you are in a safe area free from other passing cars.

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Image 1/1: This will create easier access to the inside of the wheel well when you are replacing the mud flap.
  • Turn the wheels all the way towards the side you will be working on.

    • This will create easier access to the inside of the wheel well when you are replacing the mud flap.

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Image 1/3: Attach the 7/16th size socket piece to the wrench and begin removing the 7/16th diameter nuts. Image 2/3: Attach the 7/16th size socket piece to the wrench and begin removing the 7/16th diameter nuts. Image 3/3: Attach the 7/16th size socket piece to the wrench and begin removing the 7/16th diameter nuts.
  • Start with the front mud flaps.

    • Attach the 7/16th size socket piece to the wrench and begin removing the 7/16th diameter nuts.

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Image 1/3: Be careful not to loose the rubber gasket attached to the screw. Image 2/3: Be careful not to loose the rubber gasket attached to the screw. Image 3/3: Be careful not to loose the rubber gasket attached to the screw.
  • Use your Philips Head screwdriver to unscrew the farthest #6 3/4" Stainless Philips Screw.

    • Be careful not to loose the rubber gasket attached to the screw.

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Image 1/3: Repeat for opposite front mud flap. Image 2/3: Repeat for opposite front mud flap. Image 3/3: Repeat for opposite front mud flap.
  • Once the old mud flap is removed, grab your new mud flap and reattach it in the same manner as how you removed the old or broken one.

  • Repeat for opposite front mud flap.

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Image 1/3: Use your hands and the 10mm wrench piece to unbolt the mud flap. Image 2/3: Once you have removed the nuts, you can move on to the #6 3/4" Philips Head Screw. Image 3/3: This step will be aided by the use of an extra small Philips screwdriver.
  • For the back two mud flaps you will need to use a slightly different technique due to the limited space you will be working in.

  • Use your hands and the 10mm wrench piece to unbolt the mud flap.

  • Once you have removed the nuts, you can move on to the #6 3/4" Philips Head Screw.

    • This step will be aided by the use of an extra small Philips screwdriver.

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  • Replace both back mud flaps and fasten all pieces back in place.

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Image 1/2: Enjoy your brand new mud flaps. Image 2/2: Enjoy your brand new mud flaps.
  • Make sure the mud flaps are all properly tightened and positioned before driving your car again.

  • Enjoy your brand new mud flaps.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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