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Watch this video to learn how to replace the front grille on a 2009-2018 Dodge RAM 1500.

Replacing Front Grille on a 2009-2018 Dodge RAM 1500: What You Need

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Parts Checklist

Tightening Torques

  • No tightening torques for this operation

Tools Checklist

Here’s the toolbox we recommend to repair your Dodge RAM 1500: HM85 85 Piece Ratchet and Socket Set

List of tools:

  • Fork
  • Ratchet
  • 8mm socket

Step-by-Step Instructions

Step 1: Turn off your vehicle’s ignition, set the parking brake, pull the hood release handle, and open the hood.

Step 2: Start by removing the plastic cover by pulling on the 6 plastic rivets.

Step 3: Then remove the cover.

Step 4: Using a ratchet and an 8 mm socket, unscrew the 4 bolts holding the grille assembly.

Step 5: Remove the grille assembly.

Step 6: Then, remove the emblem.

Step 7: Put the grille assembly back on and retighten the 4 bolts.

Step 8: Refit the plastic cover and then the 6 rivets.

Step 9: Place the Dodge emblem on the new grille assembly.

Step 10: Operation complete.

Compatible Vehicles

The operation and tools displayed in the video should be available on the following vehicles:

Important Reminder

  • Start by removing the plastic cover by pulling on the 6 plastic rivets.


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