Lincoln Aviator: Front End Body Panels / Removal and Installation - Fender Splash Shield


NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

NOTE: LH side shown, RH side similar.

  1. Remove the wheel and tire.
    Refer to: Wheel and Tire (204-04A Wheels and Tires, Removal and Installation).
  1. Remove the front fender moulding.
    Refer to: Front Fender Moulding (501-08 Exterior Trim and Ornamentation, Removal and Installation).

    • Remove the pin-type retainers.
    • Remove the screws.
      Torque: 22 (2.5 Nm)
  1. Remove the following items:
    1. Remove the nut.
      Torque: 22 (2.5 Nm)
    2. Remove the nuts.
      Torque: 53 (6 Nm)
  1. Remove the pin-type retainers and the fender splash shield.


  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

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