|14.||Install the dashboard in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:|
- Before tightening the bolts, make sure the wire harnesses are not pinched.
- Make sure the connectors are plugged in properly, and the antenna lead and each cable are connected properly.
- If you screwed the adjusting nut into the sleeve with an open end wrench to remove the dashboard, and either of the special bolts came off the adjusting nut before having screwed the adjusting nut fully into the sleeve, replace the special bolt with a new one.
- Before reinstalling the dashboard, screw all of the adjusting nuts into the sleeves fully by hand, reinstall the floor joint bracket on the center frame, and slightly tighten the mounting bolts.
- After setting the dashboard on the body, reinstall all of the mounting bolts to the dashboard, tighten the driver's side bracket to the specified torque, then torque the special bolt (A) on the passenger's side.
- First screw the special bolt (A) into the adjusting nut (B), they will be fixed because of the thread lock on the bolt. Go on tightening the bolt with the adjusting nut, the externally threaded nut is loosened from the sleeve until the nut contacts the inside face of the body. Then tighten the bolts again to the specified torque.
- If the adjusting nut doesn't contact the body while tightening the special bolt fully, the nut shouldn't be loosen with an open-end wrench. In this case, replace this special bolt with a new one.
- Apply medium strength type liquid thread lock to the bolts securing the center bracket and the dashboard before reinstallation.
- Reconnect the negative cable to the battery.
- Set the clock.
- Check for any DTCs that may have been set during repairs, and clear them.
Special bolt tightening on passenger's side