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Old 06-13-2018, 06:14 PM
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splash shield under engine

The other day I hit a deer carcass on the interstate in Kansas (I 70) traveling about 75 mph. The splash shield under the engine is damaged and now loose and flapping. What's the best way to get it replaced? Should I take it to a Honda dealer or could a body shop replace it?
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Old 06-13-2018, 07:12 PM
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honda dealer will be the quickest i think.

or you can get under there yourself and just remove it entirely. some folks on the forum dont even run it any more.
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Old 06-13-2018, 07:39 PM
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It's a plastic part with if I remember correctly held on by 8 wimpy screws and two clips. You probably just ripped the screws out?
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Old 06-13-2018, 07:43 PM
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You can easily remove or replace this yourself, assuming you have some little ramps to put the car on. But getting a new one to you can be a pain: They don't cost a ton, but they are a large thing to ship.
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Old 06-13-2018, 09:39 PM
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It needs to be examined to see to see if it's just a mounting hardware issue (replacing screws ...) or if the shield is actually damaged and has to be replaced. Honda dealer best for this.
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Old 06-14-2018, 02:14 AM
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My dealership keeps these things in stock because they break so often.
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Old 06-14-2018, 09:40 AM
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Mine got ripped off, and the mounting areas got ripped out. I just haven't replaced it. Shrug. When I looked online they were over $100, so I said screw it and tore it off when I got frustrated with some of the clips.

Makes it easier to do the oil change!
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Old 06-14-2018, 11:31 AM
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Happened to me when I hit a cat. Several of the plastic fasteners holding the bumper and the splash shield were sheared off. I bought a handful of new fasteners and fixed it myself.
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Old 06-21-2018, 05:59 PM
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I just posted about mine breaking too. My dealer quoted $450 for the part and $300 labor. Uhhhh...no! I'll probably end up living without it since it will always be compromised whenever I get an oil change...unless I start doing them myself. Mine came off (the first time) without hitting anything.
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