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« on: August 20, 2010, 02:42:39 PM »

Fold-a-way Bumper Step
General Installation Instructions
 
NOTE: These instructions are for l-step or 2-step design.

CAUTION: DO not use step while vehicle is in motion.

Hardware Package Includes:
(2) 5/16" Dia. x 1 1/4" Lg. round head bolts
(2) 5/16" Flat Washers
(2) 5/16" Lock Washers
(2) 5/16" Hex Nuts
(2) 1/4" Dia. x 1/2" Lg. Flat Head Bolts
(2) 1/4" Acorn Nuts


The Fold-A-Way Bumper Step should be mounted only on strong, flat vertical surfaces. If your vehicle bumper does not permit flush mounting, use washers or adjusting screw method shown In illustration #3 or contact Fold-A-Way Corporation for instructions.

Step 1: Pull bottom step down into open position. While holding bottom step open. Pull latch out and down until it engages behind raised section on step.  

Illustration #1


Step 2: Align holes in bumper step mounting plate with holes in bumper. Insert the (2)two 5/6" x 1 1/4" bolts into the top holes on the bumper step. Install 1 flat washer, l lock washer and (1) one hex nut onto each bolt and tighten securely.

Illustration #2


Step 3: If spacers are necessary to mount step in a vertical position. Use washers between bumper and mounting plate, or use adjusting screw method shown in diagram, utilizing existing holes in mounting plate on step.

NOTE: Bolts and nuts for adjusting screw method are
NOT included.

Illustration #3


Step 4: The mounting plate has eight holes to provide easy mounting to different type bumpers. Utilize as many holes as possible for safely mounting bumper step to bumper.

CAUTION: DO NOT MOUNT BUMPER STEP USING BOTTOM HOLES ONLY.

Illustration #4


SHOULD FRONT LICENSE PLATE BE REQUIRED.
Align license plate mounting holes with holes in bottom step. Insert the supplied 1/4" x 1/2" Lg. bolts through holes (See illustration #5). Attach acorn nuts from the license plate side of the bottom step and tighten securely.

Illustration #5


HOW TO USE BOTTOM STEP: Pull the front plate down and lock into open position by pulling latch out and down until it engages behind raised section on step.

CAUTION: When latch is not used, the bottom step automatically returns to the closed position.

Illustration #6


HOW TO USE THE TOP STEP ON A TWO-STEP MODEL: Pull the bottom step down. Raise the top step, then raise bottom step until it locks into the notch on the front underside of the top step.

CAUTION: Make sure bottom step is securely locked in notches on top step.

TO CLOSE: REVERSE ABOVE INSTRUCTIONS.

Illustration #7


CARE AND MAINTENANCE: To keep your Fold-A-Way Bumper Step working like new, oil spring and hinges regularly.
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