We remove the rear bumper for replacement, as well as for repair

We prepare the car and disconnect the negative battery terminal

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We remove the taillights as described in the article "How to remove and install the lights of a Mazda 6 car"

Unscrew the two upper screws (one on the left and right sides) of the bumper fastenings located under the taillights

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Removing the mudguards of the rear wheels of the car

Removing the flaps of the rear wheel fenders

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With a screwdriver, we pry the clamps (one on the left and right sides), slide them down and take out the pistons of the lower rear bumper attachment to the body

The location of the lower mounting pistons is shown by arrows

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Unscrew two bolts (one on the left and right sides), fixing the bumper to the wing bracket from the side of the wheel arches

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With a screwdriver, we pry and remove the decorative plugs from the rear bumper on both sides

Unscrew the mounting screws located under the plugs

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After squeezing both sides of the bumper and removing the plastic holder clips (shown by the arrow) from the bumper holes, we remove the rear bumper from the car

Disconnect the parking sensor pads (if installed) and remove the rear bumper from the car

Install the rear bumper and all the parts in reverse order