DIY Cost: $ 0 Est. Time: 30 mins - 1 hour Difficulty: Easy Summary Step-by-step procedures on how to remove and reinstall the front bumper on a 2016-2020 Kia Optima. What you will need Pushpin plier Car ramps Screwdriver 10mm socket wrench Pushpins Flat screwdriver or prying tool Procedure Get the vehicle on car ramps and open the hood. Set the parking brakes and put wheel chocks or blocks at the rear wheel to prevent it from rolling back. Secure vehicle with jack stands. Remove the push pins on the bumper support bracket using a push pin plier. Remove the bolts on the air duct and pull the air duct out. Pull the bumper support bracket to unlock the tabs holding it. Remove the screws on each side of the bumper, the screws can be located on the fender of the vehicle. Remove the push pins under the front bumper using a push pin plier. Carefully pull the bumper away from the headlight to unlock the tabs holding it. Use a prying tool or flat screwdriver to easily unlock the tabs. Carry the front bumper up and remove it away from the vehicle. To reinstall the front bumper, line it up back to the vehicle and push the edges of the bumper support bracket to lock the tabs holding to it. Reinstall the bolts and push pins back to the bumper support bracket. Push each side of the bumper back to the headlight to lock the tabs on the headlight. Then reinstall the screw on the fender. Reinstall the push pins under the front bumper.