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Land Rover Discovery: Rear end Sheet Metal Repairs Spare Wheel - Vehicles Without - 7 Seats (G1770929) - Removal

Removal

NOTE:

The spare wheel well is installed in conjunction with:

  • Rear bumper cover
  • Rear bumper
  • Rear bumper retaining rail
  • D-pillar trim panel
  • Back panel outer
  • Back panel inner
  • Exhaust system
  • Fuel tank
  • Rear subframe

Rear end sheet metal repairs spare wheel well - vehicles without- 7 seats (G1770929) - Removal

  1. The spare wheel well is serviced as indicated.
  2. Before commencing this procedure make sure that you are aware of all Health and Safety requirements.

    For additional information, refer to: Health and Safety Precautions (100-00 General Information, Description and Operation).

  3. For further information on the methods, tools and fixings used in this procedure refer to the body repairs - general information section.

NOTES:

  • Any joints sealed as part of vehicle manufacture must be sealed as part of the repair.
  • Make sure a zinc rich primer is applied to any bare metal surfaces.
  1. For additional information, refer to: Rear Bumper Cover (501-19 Bumpers, Removal and Installation).
  2. For additional information, refer to: Rear Armature (501-19 Bumpers, Removal and Installation).
  3. For additional information, refer to: Rear Bumper Retaining Rail (501-30 Rear End Sheet Metal Repairs, Removal and Installation).
  4. For additional information, refer to: 'D' Pillar Trim Panel (501-05 Interior Trim and Ornamentation, Removal and Installation).
  5. For additional information, refer to: Back Panel Outer (501-30 Rear End Sheet Metal Repairs, Removal and Installation).
  6. For additional information, refer to: Back Panel Inner (501-30 Rear End Sheet Metal Repairs, Removal and Installation).
  7. For additional information, refer to: Exhaust System (309-00A Exhaust System - GTDi 2.0L Petrol/GTDi 2.0L Petrol - SULEV, Removal and Installation) / Exhaust System (309-00B Exhaust System - TD4 2.2L Diesel, Removal and Installation).
  8. For additional information, refer to: Fuel Tank (310-01A Fuel Tank and Lines - TD4 2.2L Diesel, Removal and Installation) / Fuel Tank (310-01B Fuel Tank and Lines - INGENIUM I4 2.0L Diesel, Removal and Installation).
  9. For additional information, refer to: Rear Subframe - AWD (502-00 Uni-Body, Subframe and Mounting System, Removal and Installation).
  10. Release and position the floor carpet to one side.
  11. Release and position the floor noise, vibration, harshness (NVH) material to one side.
  12. Release and position to one side the wiring harnesses.

Rear end sheet metal repairs spare wheel well - vehicles without- 7 seats (G1770929) - Removal

  1. Remove the brackets and braces as indicated.

Rear end sheet metal repairs spare wheel well - vehicles without- 7 seats (G1770929) - Removal

  1. Remove the spot welds as indicated.

Rear end sheet metal repairs spare wheel well - vehicles without- 7 seats (G1770929) - Removal

  1. Remove the NVH material to reveal hidden spot welds as indicated.

Rear end sheet metal repairs spare wheel well - vehicles without- 7 seats (G1770929) - Removal

  1. Remove the spot welds as indicated.
  2. Carefully separate the joints and remove the spare wheel well.

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