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Land Rover Discovery: Vehicle Specific Information and Tolerance Checks Fender Alignment

Land Rover Discovery (2009–2016) Service Manual / Body / Body Repairs and General Information / Vehicle Specific Information and Tolerance Checks Fender Alignment

CHECK

NOTE:

Left illustration shown, right is similar.

Vehicle specific information and tolerance checks fender alignment

Check the gap and profiles of the fender are correct.

ADJUSTMENT

Remove the rocker panel moulding.

Refer to: Rocker Panel Moulding (501-08 Exterior Trim and Ornamentation, Removal and Installation).

WARNING:

Make sure to support the vehicle with axle stands.

Raise and support the vehicle.

Remove the front bumper cover.

Refer to: Front Bumper Cover (501-19 Bumpers, Removal and Installation).

Remove the front fender trim panel.

Refer to: Front Fender Trim Panel (501-08 Exterior Trim and Ornamentation, Removal and Installation).

Vehicle specific information and tolerance checks fender alignment

Release the windscreen finisher clip.

Vehicle specific information and tolerance checks fender alignment

Remove the fender upper finisher.

Torque: 4.1 Nm

Vehicle specific information and tolerance checks fender alignment

Remove the foam pad.

Vehicle specific information and tolerance checks fender alignment

Remove the finisher bracket.

Torque: 4.1 Nm

NOTE:

Loosen the bolts, but do not remove.

Vehicle specific information and tolerance checks fender alignment

Loosen the two bolts.

Torque: 10 Nm

NOTE:

Loosen the bolts, but do not remove.

Vehicle specific information and tolerance checks fender alignment

Loosen the five bolts.

Torque: 10 Nm

Vehicle specific information and tolerance checks fender alignment

  1. Align the fender gaps to the surrounding body panels as illustrated.
  2. Set the fender profiles to the surrounding body panels as illustrated.

Vehicle specific information and tolerance checks fender alignment

Tighten the two bolts.

Torque: 10 Nm

Vehicle specific information and tolerance checks fender alignment

Tighten the five bolts.

Torque: 10 Nm

Vehicle specific information and tolerance checks fender alignment

Install the finisher bracket.

Torque: 4.1 Nm

Vehicle specific information and tolerance checks fender alignment

Install the foam pad.

Vehicle specific information and tolerance checks fender alignment

Install the fender upper finisher.

Torque: 4.1 Nm

Vehicle specific information and tolerance checks fender alignment

Install the windscreen finisher clip.

Close the hood.

Install the front fender trim panel.

Refer to: Front Fender Trim Panel (501-08 Exterior Trim and Ornamentation, Removal and Installation).

Install the front bumper cover.

Refer to: Front Bumper Cover (501-19 Bumpers, Removal and Installation).

Install the rocker panel moulding.

Refer to: Rocker Panel Moulding (501-08 Exterior Trim and Ornamentation, Removal and Installation).

Vehicle specific information and tolerance checks fender alignment

Check the gap and profiles of the fender are correct.

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