Install large shims 12500846-1 through -3, as needed, to ensure rear shield plate is
straight and even with the vehicle. Do not shim the area between the rear shield
plate and left rear bracket.
33. Check the straightness of the rear shield plate against the fender of vehicle. Shim using large shims as
34. Install rear shield plate (18) on left rear bracket assembly (5) with two hexagon head capscrews (11),
lockwashers (10), and flat washers (8). Hand tighten self-locking nuts.
35. Install rear shield plate (18) on vehicle with four flat washers (8), two hexagon head capscrews (11),
lockwashers (10), and self-locking nuts (9). Hand tighten self-locking nuts.
36. Torque all rear shield plate hardware to 55-65 lb-ft (75- 81 Nm).