How to Remove the Front Bumper of an Audi TTby Carl Pruit
The front bumper of the Audi TT is connected to the front of the vehicle frame with screws and bolts that can be removed in about a half hour. The front bumper can be removed without too much trouble, allowing you to customize the appearance of the TT to fit your individual style. There are a number of front bumper designs for you to choose from to enhance the appearance of your car. You can save time and money by removing the front bumper yourself.
Park the Audi TT on a level surface and set the parking brake. Place a wood block behind the rear tire to prevent the vehicle from rolling.
Lift up the front end of the vehicle with a floor jack and place two jack stands, one next to each front tire under the front axle. Lower the vehicle so it is resting on the jack stands.
Disconnect the cover on the top of the water bottle near the front of the engine compartment by hand. Detach the battery cover on the driver's side of the engine compartment near the front, removing the plastic pegs with a flat-head screwdriver.
Take the plastic cover off the front of the vehicle by hand and locate the six Torx bolts on the front bumper. Disconnect the Torx bolts with a Torx bit and socket wrench.
Unfasten the two screws underneath the front bumper with a Phillips screwdriver. Detach the two bolts---one on each side---in front of the tires in the wheel wells with a socket wrench.
Pull the bumper down carefully and locate the Torx screws inside the ends of the bumper. Remove the Torx screws with a Torx screwdriver and lift the front bumper off the Audi TT, setting it aside.
Things You'll Need
- Wood block
- Floor jack
- 2 Jack stands
- Flat-head screwdriver
- Torx bit
- Socket wrench set
- Phillips head screwdriver
- Torx screwdriver
- Always set the emergency brake of the Audi TT before attempting to remove the front bumper to prevent the vehicle from moving.
Carl Pruit has been a freelance writer since 2005, specializing in service journalism and travel. His work has appeared on various websites. Born and raised in California, Pruit attended Contra Costa Community College in San Pablo, Calif. and received an associate degree in the administration of justice.