Install large shims 12500846-1 through -3, as needed, to ensure the rear shield
plate is straight and even with the vehicle. Do not shim the area between the rear
shield plate and left rear bracket.
42. Check the straightness of the rear shield plate (20) against the fender of vehicle. Shim using large shims
43. Install rear shield plate (20) on left rear bracket assembly (12) with two hexagon head capscrews (8),
lockwashers (7), and flat washers (6). Hand tighten rear shield plate hardware.
44. Install rear shield plate (20) on vehicle with four flat washers (6), two hexagon head capscrews (17),
lockwashers (7), and self-locking nuts (5). Hand tighten rear shield plate hardware.
45. Torque all rear shield plate hardware to 55-65 lb-ft (75- 81 Nm).