Bracket - License Plate - Front (EMEA) (Retrofit using Template)

Correction code 1207011612070116

Procedure

  1. Clean the front center surface of the front fascia.
  2. Align the template with the parking sensors, and then use masking tape to hold the template in place.
  3. Align the front license plate bracket over the template, and then secure the bracket to the front fascia with masking tape.

    LH side shown, RH side similar

  4. Verify that the front license plate bracket is level with a bubble level. Make sure that there is no variance compared to level ground.
  5. Paint the top 2 bracket holes on the front fascia with a paint marker; use the pilot holes to mount the front license plate bracket. The bottom holes cover the template.
    Note: The template must be removed before fastening the front license plate bracket to the front fascia.

    RH side

    LH side

  6. Remove the front license plate bracket and the template.
  7. Wear eye and ear protection before continuing.
  8. Use a 7/64 in (3 mm) drill bit to drill 4 holes through the front fascia.
    Caution:
    Only drill though the top surface of the front fascia. Drilling too far can result in damage to the vehicle.
  9. Install the 2 top screws (part number 1104972-00-A) that attach the front license plate bracket to the front fascia.
    Torque 1 Nm
  10. Install the 2 bottom screws (part number 1104972-00-A) that attach the front license plate bracket to the front fascia.
    Torque 1 Nm
1Clean the front center surface of the front fascia.
2Align the template with the parking sensors, and then use masking tape to hold the template in place.

LH side shown, RH side similar

3Align the front license plate bracket over the template, and then secure the bracket to the front fascia with masking tape.
4Verify that the front license plate bracket is level with a bubble level. Make sure that there is no variance compared to level ground.

RH side

LH side

5Paint the top 2 bracket holes on the front fascia with a paint marker; use the pilot holes to mount the front license plate bracket. The bottom holes cover the template.
Note: The template must be removed before fastening the front license plate bracket to the front fascia.
6Remove the front license plate bracket and the template.
7Wear eye and ear protection before continuing.
8Use a 7/64 in (3 mm) drill bit to drill 4 holes through the front fascia.
Caution:
Only drill though the top surface of the front fascia. Drilling too far can result in damage to the vehicle.
9Install the 2 top screws (part number 1104972-00-A) that attach the front license plate bracket to the front fascia.
Torque 1 Nm
10Install the 2 bottom screws (part number 1104972-00-A) that attach the front license plate bracket to the front fascia.
Torque 1 Nm