Misalignment and improper front bumper fitment is a common problem on modern automobiles. This is because many of the critical components that mount the bumper cover to the vehicle, along with the bumper cover itself, are made of plastic.
Many automotive performance enhancements involve removal and reinstallation of the front bumper during the process of upgrades. It is very common to find out the bumper no longer fits properly upon final stages of reassembly.
Close inspection will most likely reveal that the plastic mounting tabs which keep everything in alignment have distorted or completely snapped off. Once this has occurred, the car owner has a few choices: