Ford Owners Club - Ford Forums Messages

Club Announcements

Ford Fair 2016: Tickets and stand passes are now available to purchase. More info here.

Review your Ford: Help others when it comes to buying a car like yours and review your Ford now

Ford Car Parts: View All ford car parts by category. Look for Ford Car Parts now!

AdBlock Warning

Parts of this website do not function properly with AdBlock enabled on your device. To get the best user experience on our website, please disable Adblock for this website (domain) on your browser.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
John L

Rear bumper repair (grey panel) 2009 Model

3 posts in this topic

I wonder if anyone with a new Fiesta has found themselves needing a rear bumper repair?

This morning my 8 week old car had a slight altarcation with a low wall in my driveway.

I was distrated when reversing off the road and bump! On going to look - I was expecting some nasty damage - but I was pleasantly suprised to discover nothing too serious. Perhaps a good testament to the car.

As the rear of the car was angled up during the reverse the soft insert had taken the brunt of the damage.

There is a 5p piece sized "ding" and a bit of a crease mark each side.

The main hard bumper is virtually unscathed a very slight nick in the plastic - being a black model this is almost invisible. However, the damage to the grey insert is a little more conspicuous though not desperately so.

Does anyone one know if it is possible to replace this grey plastic insert panel at reasonable cost?

I have had a look and it appears to be a separate component from the main rear bumper assembly.

I know I could ask my dealer about it but would like a guide to the likely cost before hand if anyone can help?

If it looks to be pricey I'll wait a few months until the first service is due - however, if reasonable I'll get it sorted ASAP.

Thanks for any assistance.


Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

I had what sounded like a nasty scrape reversing in a carpark over a pretty high kerb. When I got out to check the damage, there was nothing that I could see! I had a full quota of passengers so it was riding pretty low and I thought I'd wrecked the rear diffuser but was pleasantly surprised to see no visible damage. Checked underneath the car and nothing's been unseated or come loose which is prety lucky.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Theres another thread somewhere about new accident damaged cars being broken for spares,might be easier(cheaper),to get the part from one of them,


Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0