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Hello Bruce...here are the steps to follow per All Data.
Release hood latch and open hood. Remove the headlamp assemblies. Hoist vehicle and support with safety stands. Remove the five push pin fasteners attaching bottom of fascia/air dam to radiator closure panel. Remove front wheels. Remove front wheelhouse splash shields fasteners as necessary to gain access to bolts attaching front fascia to fender. Remove the two bolts and two nuts attaching fascia to the front fenders (Fig. 1) and (Fig. 2). Disconnect fog lamp wire connectors, if necessary. Lower vehicle. Remove two bolts attaching the upper grille support to the headlamp mounting panel at each side of the grille. Remove bumper fascia from vehicle. INSTALLATION
Position front bumper fascia on vehicle (Fig. 1) and (Fig. 2). Install the two bolts attaching fascia to headlamp mounting panel at each side of grille. Hoist vehicle and support with safety stands. Install the two bolts and two nuts attaching fascia to the front fenders. The fascia should be flush to fender. Install front wheelhouse splash shields fasteners. Install front wheels. Connect fog lamp wire connectors, if necessary. Install the five push pin fasteners attaching bottom of fascia to radiator closure panel. Lower the vehicle. Install the headlamp assemblies.
The "push pin fasteners" are the pain you are having i believe. They push in, but to get them out you need squeeze them on the back & pull at the same time. If you happen to break a few, you can buy them in various sizes at the auto parts store. I hope this information is helpful, an owners manual will not have any info like this in it.
if you have an entire headlight assembly (in case of accident) remove bumper, there are 8mm screws on the inner lining of the fron wheel well where the fender plastics and the air dam connect to the bumper, undo the screws concerning the bumper on bot sides of the car. then remove the plastic cover under the bumper (either philips screw heads or 10mm) and then under the aluminum re-enforcement strip behind the bumper (access from under the car) remove the torx screws that hold the bumper aluminum to the car frame, get a friend to help you pull the bumper off evenly an then seek the 8mm screws that hold the headlamp in place. the headlamp comes off the car strait out the direction of the front. disconnect the wires and connect the new lamp and fasten to the car. then do the assempbly in reverse order for the bumper installation.
for just changing the bulb, there are some rubber seals behind the light where the bulb rests. there are metal clips than you depress to release the bulb. install a new bulb and then replace the rubber caps.
You have to basically remove the bumper cover in order to do this. You will need a 10mm socket with a couple extensions and a phillips screwdriver. First remove the plastic shield inside the wheel well using the phillips screwdriver. There
are 3 10mm bolts that have to be removed the attach the bumper cover to
the fender. The first one is just inside the newly uncovered hole. For
the other 2 you will need the extensions. They are located all the way
back in the hole beside the headlight assembly. If you look in with a
flashlight You will see 3 bolts down in there. One of them will have a
1/2 inch spacer on it. Do not worry about this bolt, it holds the
header panel on. The other 2 bolts are the ones you need to remove.
Once this is done, if you need to remove the bolts under the hood that
hold the bumper cover on the header panel. You should now have adequate
movement to move the bumper cover out of the way of the 3 10mm bolts on
the headlight assembly that were blocked.
there are two ten mm bolts that hold up the two corners of the bumper followed by a dozen or so push pin type plastic clips remove the two tens and pull the centers out of all the plastic clips and remove the lower halves, the bumper then has a plastic bracket on each side that if pulled straight back will slide right off, as for the sheet metal reapir you can either buy a cheap bodymans slide hammer and drill and pull where it needs or if there is damage to the bumper rebar ( metal bar under cover) you can get a ratcheting "come along" and set the ebrake and chain the other end to a tree, and pull it that way .sounds like you may even be able to use a big sledge hammer and knock the trunck back out also -jeff
there is a trim panel on top of rear bumper if you look underneath there are clips that go through metal bumper also there are 4 plastic fasteners that will need to be replaced after removing best to get clips at dealer cheap enough hope this helps ya