Dashboard Center Panel Removal/InstallationNOTE:
- Put on gloves to protect your hands.
- Do not pry the panel surface with a flat-tip screwdriver, to prevent damage.
- Take care not to scratch the dashboard and related parts.
|1.||Remove these items:|
|2.||Remove the screw (A). Detach the clips (B) and release the hooks (C) by pulling the center lower cover (D) down, by hand.|
|3.||Disconnect the heater control unit connectors (E) (without A/C) or climate control unit connector (F) (with A/C), and release the unit harness (G) from the clamp.|
|4.||Without A/C: In the inner glove box opening, disconnect the recirculation control cable (A) and the mode control cable (B), and from under the dashboard, disconnect the air mix control cable (C):|
|5.||From the glove box and driver's dashboard lower cover openings, loosen the bolts securing the center panel (A).|
|6.||Using a wrench, carefully insert a wrench from the inner glove box opening, and push a panel clip on the glove box side from back of the center panel (A) to release it. LHD is shown, RHD is symmetrical.|
|7.||Pull out the center panel (A) to release the clips (B, C), and disconnect the connectors:|
Without navigation system
With navigation system
|8.||Detach the harness clips (K) from both center panel brackets (without A/C), then remove the center panel:|
|9.||Install the panel in the reverse order of removal, and make sure each connector is plugged in properly, and antenna lead and cables are connected properly.|