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					XJ                                                                                   INSTRUMENT PANEL SYSTEMS                          8E - 1



                                INSTRUMENT PANEL SYSTEMS
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DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION                                               INSTRUMENT PANEL ACCESSORY SWITCH
  INSTRUMENT PANEL SYSTEM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1                   BEZEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
  INSTRUMENT PANEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1        CIGAR LIGHTER RELAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
  INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2           CLUSTER BEZEL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
  INSTRUMENT PANEL CIGAR LIGHTER . . . . . . . . 3                      HEADLAMP SWITCH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
  CIGAR LIGHTER RELAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4         INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
  INSTRUMENT PANEL POWER OUTLET . . . . . . . . 4                       INSTRUMENT CLUSTER COMPONENTS . . . . . . 19
DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING                                                   INSTRUMENT PANEL TOP COVER. . . . . . . . . . . 21
  INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5           GLOVE BOX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
  INSTRUMENT PANEL CIGAR LIGHTER . . . . . . . 11                       GLOVE BOX COMPONENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
  CIGAR LIGHTER RELAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12          GLOVE BOX LATCH STRIKER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
  INSTRUMENT PANEL POWER OUTLET . . . . . . . 12                        INSTRUMENT PANEL END CAP . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION                                                INSTRUMENT PANEL CENTER SUPPORT
  STEERING COLUMN OPENING COVER . . . . . . . 13                          BRACKET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
  KNEE BLOCKER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14     INSTRUMENT PANEL ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . 26
  INSTRUMENT PANEL CENTER BEZEL . . . . . . . . 14

DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION                                             mounted on or in the instrument panel. If you cannot
                                                                      locate a listing for the component or system you are
INSTRUMENT PANEL SYSTEM                                               servicing in the table of contents for this group, or if
                                                                      you are uncertain as to which vehicle system a com-
DESCRIPTION                                                           ponent belongs to, it is suggested that you refer to
  The instrument panel serves as the command cen-                     the alphabetical Component and System Index
ter of the vehicle, which necessarily makes it a very                 found at the back of this service manual.
complex unit. The instrument panel is designed to
                                                                      NOTE: This group covers both Left-Hand Drive
house the controls and monitors for standard and
                                                                      (LHD) and Right-Hand Drive (RHD) versions of this
optional powertrains, climate control systems, audio
                                                                      model. Whenever required and feasible, the RHD
systems, lighting systems, safety systems and many
                                                                      versions of affected vehicle components have been
other comfort or convenience items. The instrument
                                                                      constructed as mirror-image of the LHD versions.
panel is also designed so that all of the various con-
                                                                      While most of the illustrations used in this group
trols can be safely reached and the monitors can be
                                                                      represent only the LHD version, the diagnostic and
easily viewed by the vehicle operator when driving,
                                                                      service procedures outlined can generally be
while still allowing relative ease of access to each of
                                                                      applied to either version. Exceptions to this rule
these items for service. See the owner’s manual in
                                                                      have been clearly identified as LHD or RHD, if a
the vehicle glove box for more information on the fea-
                                                                      special illustration or procedure is required.
tures, use and operation of all of the instrument
panel components and systems.
  This group is responsible for covering service infor-               INSTRUMENT PANEL
mation for the vehicle instrument panel systems.
However, complete service information coverage for                    DESCRIPTION
all of the systems and components housed in the                         This instrument panel uses a full-width structural
instrument panel in a single section of the service                   plastic foundation as its primary support. When the
manual would not be practical. Therefore, the service                 two primary molded plastic components of this struc-
information for any component will be found in the                    ture are vibration welded together they provide supe-
group designated to cover the vehicle system that the                 rior instrument panel stiffness and integrity to help
component belongs to, even though the component is
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DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION (Continued)
reduce buzzes, squeaks, and rattles even on the             The low-line cluster includes the following analog
bumpiest roads.                                          gauges:
   This type of construction also provides improved         • Fuel gauge
energy absorption which, in conjunction with the            • Speedometer.
dual airbag modules and seat belts, helps to improve        This cluster also includes provisions for the follow-
occupant protection. This foundation structure also      ing indicator lamps:
serves as the air duct for the heating and air condi-       • Airbag indicator lamp
tioning system panel outlets, which greatly reduces         • Anti-lock brake system lamp
the number of components used over conventional             • Brake warning lamp
instrument panel construction.                              • Coolant temperature warning lamp
   Modular instrument panel construction allows all         • Cruise-on indicator lamp
of the gauges and controls to be serviced from the          • Four-wheel drive (Part Time and/or Full Time)
front of the panel. In addition, most of the instru-     indicator lamps
ment panel electrical components can be accessed            • Headlamp high beam indicator lamp
without complete instrument panel removal. If neces-        • Low oil pressure warning lamp
sary, the instrument panel can be removed from the          • Low washer fluid warning lamp
vehicle as an assembly.                                     • Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL)
   Removal of the steering column opening cover and         • Seat belt reminder lamp
knee blocker provides access to the steering column         • Sentry Key Immobilizer System (SKIS) indicator
mounts, the steering column wiring, the headlamp         lamp
switch, the electronic combination flasher, and much        • Turn signal indicator lamps
of the instrument panel wiring. Removal of the glove        • Upshift indicator lamp (manual transmission)
box provides access to the heating and air condition-       • Voltage warning lamp.
ing electrical and vacuum harnesses, the blower             The high-line cluster replaces some of the indicator
motor relay, the radio antenna coaxial cable, the        lamps found in the low-line cluster with analog
lower passenger side airbag mounts, and additional       gauges. The high-line cluster includes the following
instrument panel wiring.                                 analog gauges:
   Removal of the instrument panel center bezel             • Coolant temperature gauge
allows access to the radio, the heating and air condi-      • Fuel gauge
tioning controls, the accessory switches, the cigar         • Oil pressure gauge
lighter, and the accessory power outlet. Removal of         • Speedometer
the instrument cluster bezel allows access to the           • Tachometer
instrument cluster. Removal of the cluster assembly         • Voltmeter.
allows access to the cluster illumination and indica-       The high-line cluster also adds a check gauges
tor lamp bulbs, and more of the instrument panel         lamp and a low fuel warning lamp to the remaining
wiring.                                                  indicator lamps found in the low-line cluster.
   Removal of the instrument panel top cover allows         Both instrument clusters feature circuitry that has
access to the upper passenger side airbag mounts.        a self-diagnostic actuator test capability, which will
Instrument panel removal is required for service of      test each of the CCD bus message-controlled func-
most internal components of the heating and air con-     tions of the cluster by lighting the appropriate indi-
ditioning system housing.                                cator lamps and positioning the gauge needles at
                                                         several predetermined locations on the gauge faces in
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER                                       a prescribed sequence. For more information on this
                                                         function, refer to Instrument Cluster in the Diag-
DESCRIPTION                                              nosis and Testing section of this group.
  Two basic instrument clusters are offered on this         The instrument cluster circuitry also integrates a
model: low-line, or high-line. Both clusters are elec-   chime tone generator and a timer circuit. These
tromechanical units that utilize integrated circuitry    items replace the chime or buzzer module, and the
and information carried on the Chrysler Collision        separate timer circuit for the rear window defogger
Detection (CCD) data bus network for control of all      system. Refer to Chime Warning System in the
gauges and many of the indicator lamps. These clus-      Description and Operation section of Group 8U -
ters also incorporate a digital Vacuum Fluorescent       Chime/Buzzer Warning Systems for more information
Display (VFD) for the odometer/trip odometer display     on the chime functions of the instrument cluster.
functions. Some variations of each cluster exist due     Refer to Rear Window Defogger System in the
to optional equipment and regulatory requirements.       Description and Operation section of Group 8N -
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DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION (Continued)
Electrically Heated Systems for more information on        The seat belt reminder lamp is controlled by the
the timer function of the instrument cluster.              instrument cluster programming. The Malfunction
  The instrument clusters for this model are serviced      Indicator Lamp (MIL) is normally controlled by CCD
only as complete units. If a cluster gauge or the clus-    data bus messages from the Powertrain Control Mod-
ter circuit board are faulty, the entire cluster must be   ule (PCM); however, if the instrument cluster detects
replaced. The cluster lens, the cluster hood and           a loss of CCD data bus communication, the cluster
mask, the rear cluster housing cover, the odometer         will automatically turn the MIL on and display the
reset knob boot and the incandescent lamp bulbs and        message “NO BUS” in the odometer VFD until CCD
holders are available for service replacement.             data bus communication is restored. The instrument
                                                           cluster circuitry uses CCD data bus messages from
OPERATION                                                  the Powertrain Control Module (PCM), Airbag Con-
                                                           trol Module (ACM), and the Sentry Key Immobilizer
GAUGE                                                      Module (SKIM) to control all of the remaining indi-
   With the ignition switch in the On or Start posi-       cator lamps.
tions, voltage is supplied to all gauges through the         Each of the indicator lamps in the instrument clus-
instrument cluster electronic circuit board. With the      ter uses incandescent bulbs and holders, which are
ignition switch in the Off position, voltage is not sup-   available for service replacement.
plied to the gauges. The gauges do not accurately
indicate any vehicle condition unless the ignition         CLUSTER ILLUMINATION LAMP
switch is in the On or Start positions.                       The cluster illumination lamps are hard wired in
   All of the instrument cluster gauges, except the        the instrument cluster. When the park or head lamps
odometer, are air core magnetic units. Two fixed elec-     are turned on, the cluster illumination lamps light.
tromagnetic coils are located within the gauge. These      Illumination brightness is adjusted by rotating the
coils are wrapped at right angles to each other            headlamp switch knob (clockwise to dim, counter-
around a movable permanent magnet. The movable             clockwise to brighten). The instrument cluster illumi-
magnet is suspended within the coils on one end of a       nation lamps receive battery feed from the panel
shaft. The gauge needle is attached to the other end       dimmer rheostat in the headlamp switch through a
of the shaft.                                              fuse in the fuseblock module.
   One of the coils has a fixed current flowing               The instrument cluster electronic circuitry also
through it to maintain a constant magnetic field           monitors the cluster illumination lamp dimming level
strength. Current flow through the second coil             whenever the park or head lamps are turned on. The
changes, which causes changes in its magnetic field        instrument cluster electronic circuitry responds by
strength. The current flowing through the second coil      adjusting the dimming level of the odometer Vacuum
is changed by the instrument cluster electronic cir-       Fluorescent Display (VFD), and sending dimming
cuitry in response to messages received on the             level messages over the Chrysler Collision Detection
Chrysler Collision Detection (CCD) data bus network.       (CCD) data bus network. When the park lamps or
   The gauge needle moves as the movable permanent         headlamps are turned off, the VFD is illuminated at
magnet aligns itself to the changing magnetic fields       full brightness for improved daylight visibility.
created around it by the electromagnets. The instru-          Each of the cluster illumination lamps is located on
ment cluster circuitry is programmed to move all of        the instrument cluster circuit board. Each cluster
the gauge needles back to the low end of their respec-     illumination lamp has a replaceable bulb and bulb
tive scales after the ignition switch is turned to the     holder.
Off position.
                                                           INSTRUMENT PANEL CIGAR LIGHTER
INDICATOR LAMP
  Indicator lamps are located in the instrument clus-      DESCRIPTION
ter and are served by the cluster circuit board and           A cigar lighter is standard equipment on this
connectors. Many of the indicator lamps in the             model. The cigar lighter is installed in the instru-
instrument cluster are controlled by the instrument        ment panel accessory switch bezel, which is located
cluster circuitry in response to messages received         near the bottom of the instrument panel center bezel
over the Chrysler Collision Detection (CCD) data bus       area, below the heater and air conditioner controls.
network.                                                   The cigar lighter base is secured by a snap fit within
  The anti-lock brake system lamp, brake warning           the accessory switch bezel.
lamp, four-wheel drive indicator lamps, headlamp              The cigar lighter receptacle is serviced only as a
high beam indicator lamp, low washer fluid warning         part of the accessory switch bezel unit. If the cigar
lamp and turn signal indicator lamps are hard wired.       lighter base is faulty or damaged, the accessory
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DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION (Continued)
switch bezel unit must be replaced. The cigar lighter      panel below the instrument panel in the passenger
knob and heating element unit is available for ser-        compartment.
vice. This component cannot be repaired and, if              The cigar lighter relay is a International Standards
faulty or damaged, it must be replaced.                    Organization (ISO) relay. Relays conforming to the
                                                           ISO specifications have common physical dimensions,
OPERATION                                                  current capacities, terminal patterns, and terminal
   The cigar lighter consists of two major components:     functions.
a knob and heating element unit, and the cigar               The cigar lighter relay cannot be repaired or
lighter base or receptacle shell. The receptacle shell     adjusted and, if faulty or damaged, it must be
is connected to ground, and an insulated contact in        replaced.
the bottom of the shell is connected to battery cur-
rent. The cigar lighter receives battery voltage from a    OPERATION
fuse in the junction block through the cigar lighter         The ISO relay consists of an electromagnetic coil, a
relay only when the ignition switch is in the Acces-       resistor or diode, and three (two fixed and one mov-
sory or On positions. Refer to Cigar Lighter Relay         able) electrical contacts. The movable (common feed)
in the Description and Operation section of this           relay contact is held against one of the fixed contacts
group for more information on this component.              (normally closed) by spring pressure. When the elec-
   The cigar lighter knob and heating element are          tromagnetic coil is energized, it draws the movable
encased within a spring-loaded housing, which also         contact away from the normally closed fixed contact,
features a sliding protective heat shield. When the        and holds it against the other (normally open) fixed
knob and heating element are inserted in the recep-        contact.
tacle shell, the heating element resistor coil is            When the electromagnetic coil is de-energized,
grounded through its housing to the receptacle shell.      spring pressure returns the movable contact to the
If the cigar lighter knob is pushed inward, the heat       normally closed position. The resistor or diode is con-
shield slides up toward the knob exposing the heat-        nected in parallel with the electromagnetic coil in the
ing element, and the heating element extends from          relay, and helps to dissipate voltage spikes that are
the housing toward the insulated contact in the bot-       produced when the coil is de-energized.
tom of the receptacle shell.
   Two small spring-clip retainers are located on          INSTRUMENT PANEL POWER OUTLET
either side of the insulated contact inside the bottom
of the receptacle shell. These clips engage and hold       DESCRIPTION
the heating element against the insulated contact             An accessory power outlet is standard equipment
long enough for the resistor coil to heat up. When the     on this model. The power outlet is installed in the
heating element is engaged with the contact, battery       instrument panel accessory switch bezel, which is
current can flow through the resistor coil to ground,      located near the bottom of the instrument panel cen-
causing the resistor coil to heat.                         ter bezel area, below the heater and air conditioner
   When the resistor coil becomes sufficiently heated,     controls. The power outlet base is secured by a snap
excess heat radiates from the heating element caus-        fit within the accessory switch bezel. A plastic protec-
ing the spring-clips to expand. Once the spring-clips      tive cap snaps into the power outlet base when the
expand far enough to release the heating element,          power outlet is not being used, and hangs from the
the spring-loaded housing forces the knob and heat-        power outlet base mount by an integral bail strap
ing element to pop back outward to their relaxed           while the power outlet is in use.
position. When the cigar lighter knob and element             The power outlet receptacle unit and the accessory
are pulled out of the receptacle shell, the protective     power outlet protective cap are serviced only as a
heat shield slides downward on the housing so that         part of the accessory switch bezel unit. If the power
the heating element is recessed and shielded around        outlet base is faulty or damaged, the entire accessory
its circumference for safety.                              switch bezel unit must be replaced.

CIGAR LIGHTER RELAY                                        OPERATION
                                                              The power outlet base or receptacle shell is con-
DESCRIPTION                                                nected to ground, and an insulated contact in the
   The cigar lighter relay is an electromechanical         bottom of the shell is connected to battery current.
device that switches fused battery current to the          The power outlet receives battery voltage from a fuse
cigar lighter when the ignition switch is turned to        in the junction block at all times.
the Accessory or On positions. The cigar lighter relay        While the power outlet is very similar to a cigar
is located in the junction block, on the right cowl side   lighter base unit, it does not include the two small
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DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION (Continued)
spring-clip retainers inside the bottom of the recepta-      (6) Turn the ignition switch to the On position and
cle shell that are used to secure the cigar lighter       check for battery voltage at the fused ignition switch
heating element to the insulated contact.                 output (run/start) fuse in the junction block. If OK,
                                                          go to Step 7. If not OK, repair the open fused ignition
                                                          switch output (run/start) circuit to the ignition switch
DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING                                     as required.
                                                             (7) Turn the ignition switch to the Off position.
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER                                        Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
  If all of the gauges and/or indicator lamps are inop-   Install the instrument cluster. Connect the battery
erative, perform the Preliminary Diagnosis. If an         negative cable. Turn the ignition switch to the On
individual gauge or Chrysler Collision Detection          position. Set the park brake. The red brake warning
(CCD) data bus message-controlled indicator lamp is       lamp should light. If OK, go to Step 8. If not OK, go
inoperative, go directly to the Actuator Test. If an      to Step 9.
individual hard wired indicator lamp is inoperative,         (8) Turn the ignition switch to the Off position.
refer to Instrument Cluster - Hard Wired Lamp             Turn on the park lamps and adjust the panel lamps
Diagnosis in the Diagnosis and Testing section of         dimmer rheostat in the headlamp switch to the full
this group for the procedures to diagnosis that lamp.     bright position. The cluster illumination lamps
For complete circuit diagrams, refer to Instrument        should light. If OK, refer to Instrument Cluster -
Cluster in the Contents of Group 8W - Wiring Dia-         Actuator Test in the Diagnosis and Testing section
grams.                                                    of this group. If not OK, go to Step 10.
                                                             (9) Turn the ignition switch to the Off position.
WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-                   Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
BAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE                         Remove the instrument cluster. Connect the battery
RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY                   negative cable. Turn the ignition switch to the On
STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR                       position. Check for battery voltage at the fused igni-
INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR                   tion switch output (run/start) circuit cavity of the
SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRE-                  instrument cluster wire harness connector A. If OK,
CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIR-                  refer to Instrument Cluster - Actuator Test in the
BAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL                      Diagnosis and Testing section of this group. If not
INJURY.                                                   OK, repair the open fused ignition switch output
                                                          (run/start) circuit to the fuse in the junction block as
                                                          required.
PRELIMINARY DIAGNOSIS
                                                             (10) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
   (1) If the indicator lamps operate, but none of the
                                                          cable. Remove the instrument cluster. Check for con-
gauges operate, go to Step 2. If all of the gauges and
                                                          tinuity between the ground circuit cavity of the
the data bus message-controlled indicator lamps are
                                                          instrument cluster wire harness connector A and a
inoperative, go to Step 5.
                                                          good ground. There should be continuity. If OK, refer
   (2) Check the fused B(+) fuse in the Power Distri-
                                                          to Instrument Cluster - Actuator Test in the
bution Center (PDC). If OK, go to Step 3. If not OK,
                                                          Diagnosis and Testing section of this group. If not
repair the shorted circuit or component as required
                                                          OK, repair the open ground circuit to ground as
and replace the faulty fuse.
                                                          required.
   (3) Check for battery voltage at the fused B(+) fuse
in the PDC. If OK, go to Step 4. If not OK, repair the
                                                          ACTUATOR TEST
open fused B(+) circuit to the battery as required.
                                                            The instrument cluster actuator test will put the
   (4) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
                                                          instrument cluster into its self-diagnostic mode. In
cable. Remove the instrument cluster. Connect the
                                                          this mode the instrument cluster can perform a self-
battery negative cable. Check for battery voltage at
                                                          diagnostic test that will confirm that the instrument
the fused B(+) circuit cavity of the instrument cluster
                                                          cluster circuitry, the gauges, and the CCD data bus
wire harness connector A. If OK, refer to Instru-
                                                          message controlled indicator lamps are capable of
ment Cluster - Actuator Test in the Diagnosis and
                                                          operating as designed. During the actuator test the
Testing section of this group. If not OK, repair the
                                                          instrument cluster circuitry will position each of the
open fused B(+) circuit to the fuse in the PDC as
                                                          gauge needles at various specified calibration points,
required.
                                                          and turn all of the CCD data bus message-controlled
   (5) Check the fused ignition switch output (run/
                                                          lamps on and off at specified time intervals (Fig. 1)
start) fuse in the junction block. If OK, go to Step 6.
                                                          or (Fig. 2).
If not OK, repair the shorted circuit or component as
required and replace the faulty fuse.
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DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING (Continued)
   Successful completion of the actuator test will con-    SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRE-
firm that the instrument cluster is operational. How-      CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIR-
ever, there may still be a problem with the CCD data       BAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL
bus, the Powertrain Control Module (PCM), the Air-         INJURY.
bag Control Module (ACM), the Sentry Key Immobi-
lizer Module (SKIM) or the inputs to one of these
electronic control modules. Use a DRB scan tool and        ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM LAMP
the proper Diagnostic Procedures manual for testing           The diagnosis found here addresses an inoperative
of these components.                                       Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) lamp condition. If the
   If an individual gauge does not respond properly,       ABS lamp stays on with the ignition switch in the
or does not respond at all during the actuator test,       On position, or comes on and stays on while driving,
the instrument cluster should be removed. However,         refer to Antilock Brakes in the Diagnosis and Test-
check that the gauge mounting screws on the instru-        ing section of Group 5 - Brakes for diagnosis. If no
ment cluster electronic circuit board for proper tight-    ABS problem is found, the following procedure will
ness     before    considering    instrument     cluster   help locate a short or open in the ABS lamp circuit.
replacement. If the gauge mounting screws check            For complete circuit descriptions, refer to Instru-
OK, replace the faulty cluster.                            ment Cluster in the Contents of Group 8W - Wiring
   If an individual indicator lamp does not illuminate     Diagrams.
during the actuator test, the instrument cluster              (1) Check the fused ignition switch output (run/
should be removed. However, check that the incan-          start) fuse in the junction block. If OK, go to Step 2.
descent lamp bulb is not faulty and that the bulb          If not OK, repair the shorted circuit or component as
holder is properly installed on the instrument cluster     required and replace the faulty fuse.
electronic circuit board before considering instrument        (2) Turn the ignition switch to the On position.
cluster replacement. If the bulb and bulb holder           Check for battery voltage at the fused ignition switch
check OK, replace the faulty instrument cluster.           output (run/start) fuse in the junction block. If OK,
   (1) Begin the test with the ignition switch in the      go to Step 3. If not OK, repair the open fused ignition
Off position.                                              switch output (run/start) circuit to the ignition switch
   (2) Depress the trip odometer reset button.             as required.
   (3) While holding the trip odometer reset button           (3) Turn the ignition switch to the Off position.
depressed, turn the ignition switch to the On posi-        Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
tion, but do not start the engine.                         Remove the instrument cluster. Connect the battery
   (4) Release the trip odometer reset button.             negative cable. Turn the ignition switch to the On
   (5) Compare the operation of the suspect gauge(s)       position and within five seconds check for continuity
and/or indicator lamp(s) with the Instrument Cluster       between the ABS warning indicator driver circuit
Actuator Test chart (Fig. 1) or (Fig. 2).                  cavity of the instrument cluster wire harness connec-
   (6) The instrument cluster will automatically exit      tor A and a good ground. There should be continuity
the self-diagnostic mode and return to normal opera-       for five seconds after ignition On, and then an open
tion at the completion of the test, if the ignition        circuit. If OK, replace the faulty bulb. If not OK, go
switch is turned to the Off position during the test,      to Step 4.
or if a vehicle speed message indicating that the             (4) Turn the ignition switch to the Off position.
vehicle is moving is received from the PCM on the          Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
CCD data bus during the test.                              Disconnect the Controller Anti-lock Brake (CAB) wire
   (7) Go back to Step 1 to repeat the test, if            harness connector. Check for continuity between the
required.                                                  ABS warning indicator driver circuit cavity of the
                                                           instrument cluster wire harness connector A and a
HARD WIRED LAMP DIAGNOSIS                                  good ground. There should be no continuity. If OK, go
  Each of the lamps found in this section depends          to Step 5. If not OK, repair the shorted ABS warning
upon a hard wired circuit input to the instrument          indicator driver circuit as required.
cluster for proper operation. The following procedures        (5) Check for continuity between the ABS warning
will help to diagnose conditions that may cause an         indicator driver circuit cavities of the instrument
inoperative hard wired lamp circuit condition.             cluster wire harness connector A and the CAB wire
                                                           harness connector. There should be continuity. If OK,
WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-                    refer to Antilock Brakes in the Diagnosis and Test-
BAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE                          ing section of Group 5 - Brakes for diagnosis of the
RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY                    CAB. If not OK, repair the open ABS warning indi-
STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR                        cator driver circuit as required.
INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR
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                    Fig. 1 Low-Line Instrument Cluster Actuator Test
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                        Fig. 2 High-Line Instrument Cluster Actuator Test
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DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING (Continued)
BRAKE WARNING LAMP                                         ground. There should be continuity. If OK, go to Step
   The diagnosis found here addresses an inoperative       8. If not OK, repair the open red brake warning indi-
brake warning lamp condition. If the brake warning         cator driver circuit to the ignition switch as required.
lamp stays on with the ignition switch in the On             (8) Turn the ignition switch to the Off position.
position and the park brake released, or comes on          Remove the instrument cluster. Check for continuity
while driving, refer Base Brake System for vehicles        between the red brake warning indicator driver cir-
not equipped with the four wheel anti-lock brake sys-      cuit cavity of the instrument cluster wire harness
tem, or refer to Antilock Brakes for vehicles              connector A and a good ground. There should be no
equipped with the four wheel anti-lock brake system        continuity. If OK, go to Step 9. If not OK, repair the
in the Diagnosis and Testing section of Group 5 -          shorted red brake warning indicator driver circuit as
Brakes for further diagnosis. If no brake system           required.
problem is found, the following procedure will help          (9) Check for continuity between the red brake
locate a short or open circuit, or a faulty switch. For    warning indicator driver circuit cavities of the instru-
complete circuit diagrams, refer to Instrument             ment cluster wire harness connector A and the brake
Cluster in the Contents of Group 8W - Wiring Dia-          warning switch wire harness connector. There should
grams.                                                     be continuity. If OK, replace the faulty bulb. If not
   (1) Check the fused ignition switch output (run/        OK, repair the open red brake warning indicator
start) fuse in the junction block. If OK, go to Step 2.    driver circuit as required.
If not OK, repair the shorted circuit or component as
required and replace the faulty fuse.                      FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE INDICATOR LAMP - FULL TIME
   (2) Turn the ignition switch to the On position.           The diagnosis found here addresses an inoperative
Check for battery voltage at the fused ignition switch     four-wheel drive indicator lamp condition. If the
output (run/start) fuse in the junction block. If OK,      problem being diagnosed is related to lamp accuracy,
go to Step 3. If not OK, repair the open fused ignition    be certain to confirm that the problem is with the
switch output (run/start) circuit to the ignition switch   lamp or switch and not with a damaged or inopera-
as required.                                               tive transfer case or transfer case linkage. Refer to
   (3) Turn the ignition switch to the Off position.       NV242 Diagnosis in the Diagnosis and Testing sec-
Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.         tion of Group 21 - Transmission for more informa-
Disconnect the wire harness connector at the park          tion. If no transfer case problem is found, the
brake switch. With the park brake released, check for      following procedure will help locate a short or open
continuity between the park brake switch terminal          in the indicator lamp circuit. For complete circuit
and a good ground. There should be no continuity. If       diagrams, refer to Instrument Cluster in the Con-
OK, go to Step 4. If not OK, adjust or replace the         tents of Group 8W - Wiring Diagrams.
faulty park brake switch.                                     (1) Check the fused ignition switch output (run/
   (4) Disconnect the wire harness connector at the        start) fuse in the junction block. If OK, go to Step 2.
brake warning switch. Check for continuity between         If not OK, repair the shorted circuit or component as
the two terminals of the brake warning switch. There       required and replace the faulty fuse.
should be continuity. If OK, go to Step 5. If not OK,         (2) Turn the ignition switch to the On position.
replace the faulty brake warning switch.                   Check for battery voltage at the fused ignition switch
   (5) Check for continuity between each of the two        output (run/start) fuse in the junction block. If OK,
brake warning switch terminals and a good ground.          go to Step 3. If not OK, repair the open fused ignition
In each case, there should be no continuity. If OK, go     switch output (run/start) circuit to the ignition switch
to Step 6. If not OK, replace the faulty brake warn-       as required.
ing switch.                                                   (3) Turn the ignition switch to the Off position.
   (6) With both the park brake switch and the brake       Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
warning switch wire harness connectors still discon-       Disconnect the transfer case switch wire harness con-
nected, check for continuity between the red brake         nector. Check for continuity between the ground cir-
warning indicator driver circuit cavity of the park        cuit cavity of the transfer case switch wire harness
brake switch wire harness connector and a good             connector and a good ground. There should be conti-
ground. There should be no continuity. If OK, go to        nuity. If OK, go to Step 4. If not OK, repair the open
Step 7. If not OK, repair the shorted red brake warn-      ground circuit to ground as required.
ing indicator driver circuit as required.                     (4) Connect the battery negative cable. Turn the
   (7) With the ignition switch held in the Start posi-    ignition switch to the On position. Install a jumper
tion, check for continuity between the red brake           wire between the full time four wheel drive indicator
warning indicator driver circuit cavity of the park        lamp driver circuit cavity of the transfer case switch
brake switch wire harness connector and a good             wire harness connector and a good ground. The full
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DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING (Continued)
time four-wheel drive indicator lamp should light. If      lamp driver circuit cavity of the transfer case switch
OK, replace the faulty transfer case switch. If not        wire harness connector and a good ground. The part
OK, go to Step 5.                                          time four-wheel drive indicator lamp should light. If
  (5) Turn the ignition switch to the Off position.        OK, replace the faulty transfer case switch. If not
Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.         OK, go to Step 5.
Remove the instrument cluster. With the transfer             (5) Turn the ignition switch to the Off position.
case switch wire harness connector still disconnected,     Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
check for continuity between the full time four wheel      Remove the instrument cluster. With the transfer
drive indicator lamp driver circuit cavity of the          case switch wire harness connector still disconnected,
instrument cluster wire harness connector B and a          check for continuity between the part time four
good ground. There should be no continuity. If OK, go      wheel drive indicator lamp driver circuit cavity of the
to Step 6. If not OK, repair the shorted full time four    instrument cluster wire harness connector B and a
wheel drive indicator lamp driver circuit as required.     good ground. There should be no continuity. If OK, go
  (6) Check for continuity between the full time four      to Step 6. If not OK, repair the shorted part time
wheel drive indicator lamp driver circuit cavities of      four wheel drive indicator lamp driver circuit as
the instrument cluster wire harness connector B and        required.
the transfer case switch wire harness connector.             (6) Check for continuity between the part time
There should be continuity. If OK, replace the faulty      four wheel drive indicator lamp driver circuit cavities
bulb. If not OK, repair the open full time four wheel      of the instrument cluster wire harness connector B
drive indicator lamp driver circuit as required.           and the transfer case switch wire harness connector.
                                                           There should be continuity. If OK, replace the faulty
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE INDICATOR LAMP - PART TIME                bulb. If not OK, repair the open part time four wheel
   The diagnosis found here addresses an inoperative       drive indicator lamp driver circuit as required.
four-wheel drive indicator lamp condition. If the
problem being diagnosed is related to lamp accuracy,       HEADLAMP HIGH BEAM INDICATOR LAMP
be certain to confirm that the problem is with the           The diagnosis found here addresses an inoperative
lamp or switch and not with a damaged or inopera-          headlamp high beam indicator lamp condition. If the
tive transfer case or transfer case linkage. Refer to      problem being diagnosed is related to inoperative
NV231 Diagnosis or NV242 Diagnosis in the Diag-            headlamp high beams, refer to Headlamp Diagno-
nosis and Testing section of Group 21 - Transmission       sis in the Diagnosis and Testing section of Group 8L
for more information. If no transfer case problem is       - Lamps for diagnosis of the headlamp system. If no
found, the following procedure will help locate a          headlamp system problems are found, the following
short or open in the indicator lamp circuit. For com-      procedure will help locate an open in the high beam
plete circuit diagrams, refer to Instrument Cluster        indicator lamp circuit. For complete circuit diagrams,
in the Contents of Group 8W - Wiring Diagrams.             refer to Instrument Cluster in the Contents of
   (1) Check the fused ignition switch output (run/        Group 8W - Wiring Diagrams.
start) fuse in the junction block. If OK, go to Step 2.      (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
If not OK, repair the shorted circuit or component as      cable. Remove the instrument cluster.
required and replace the faulty fuse.                        (2) Connect the battery negative cable. Turn the
   (2) Turn the ignition switch to the On position.        headlamps on and select the high beams with the
Check for battery voltage at the fused ignition switch     multi-function switch stalk. Check for battery voltage
output (run/start) fuse in the junction block. If OK,      at the high beam indicator driver circuit cavity of the
go to Step 3. If not OK, repair the open fused ignition    instrument cluster wire harness connector A. If OK,
switch output (run/start) circuit to the ignition switch   replace the faulty bulb. If not OK, repair the open
as required.                                               high beam indicator driver circuit to the headlamp
   (3) Turn the ignition switch to the Off position.       dimmer (multi-function) switch as required.
Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
Disconnect the transfer case switch wire harness con-      LOW WASHER FLUID WARNING LAMP
nector. Check for continuity between the ground cir-          The diagnosis found here addresses an inoperative
cuit cavity of the transfer case switch wire harness       low washer fluid warning lamp condition. If the prob-
connector and a good ground. There should be conti-        lem being diagnosed is related to lamp accuracy, be
nuity. If OK, go to Step 4. If not OK, repair the open     certain to confirm that the problem is with the lamp
ground circuit to ground as required.                      or washer fluid level sensor and not with a damaged
   (4) Connect the battery negative cable. Turn the        or empty washer fluid reservoir. Inspect the reservoir
ignition switch to the On position. Install a jumper       for proper fluid level and signs of damage or distor-
wire between the part time four wheel drive indicator      tion that could affect sensor performance before you
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DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING (Continued)
proceed with lamp diagnosis. Refer to Washer Sys-          ing Systems for further diagnosis. If no turn signal or
tem in the Diagnosis and Testing section of Group          hazard warning system problem is found, the follow-
8K - Wiper and Washer Systems for more informa-            ing procedure will help locate a short or open in the
tion. For complete circuit diagrams, refer to Instru-      indicator lamp circuit. For complete circuit diagrams,
ment Cluster in the Contents of Group 8W - Wiring          refer to Instrument Cluster in the Contents of
Diagrams.                                                  Group 8W - Wiring Diagrams.
   (1) Check the fused ignition switch output (run/           (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
start) fuse in the junction block. If OK, go to Step 2.    cable. Remove the instrument cluster.
If not OK, repair the shorted circuit or component as         (2) Connect the battery negative cable. Activate
required and replace the faulty fuse.                      the hazard warning system by moving the hazard
   (2) Turn the ignition switch to the On position.        warning switch button to the On position. Check for
Check for battery voltage at the fused ignition switch     battery voltage at the inoperative (right or left) turn
output (run/start) fuse in the junction block. If OK,      signal circuit cavity of the instrument cluster wire
go to Step 3. If not OK, repair the open fused ignition    harness connector (connector A - left, or connector B -
switch output (run/start) circuit to the ignition switch   right). There should be a switching (on and off) bat-
as required.                                               tery voltage signal. If OK, replace the faulty (right or
   (3) Turn the ignition switch to the Off position.       left) indicator lamp bulb. If not OK, repair the open
Disconnect the wire harness connector from the             (right or left) turn signal circuit to the turn signal/
washer fluid level sensor. Install a jumper wire           hazard warning (multi-function) switch as required.
between the two cavities of the washer fluid level
sensor wire harness connector. Turn the ignition           INSTRUMENT PANEL CIGAR LIGHTER
switch to the On position. About thirty seconds after        For complete circuit diagrams, refer to Horn/Ci-
the ignition switch is turned to the On position, the      gar Lighter in the Contents of Group 8W - Wiring
low washer fluid warning lamp should light. Remove         Diagrams.
the jumper wire and the lamp should go off. If OK,
replace the faulty washer fluid level sensor. If not       WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-
OK, go to Step 4.                                          BAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE
   (4) Turn the ignition switch to the Off position.       RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY
Check for continuity between the ground circuit cav-       STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR
ity of the washer fluid level sensor wire harness con-     INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR
nector and a good ground. There should be                  SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRE-
continuity. If OK, go to Step 5. If not OK, repair the     CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIR-
open ground circuit to ground as required.                 BAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL
   (5) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative         INJURY.
cable. Remove the instrument cluster. The washer
fluid level sensor wire harness connector is still dis-       (1) Remove the cigar lighter knob and element
connected. Check for continuity between the low            from the cigar lighter receptacle shell. Check for con-
washer fluid level sense circuit cavity of the instru-     tinuity between the inside circumference of the cigar
ment cluster wire harness connector B and a good           lighter receptacle shell and a good ground. there
ground. There should be no continuity. If OK, go to        should be continuity. If OK, go to Step 2. If not OK,
Step 6. If not OK, repair the shorted low washer           go to Step 3.
fluid level sense circuit as required.                        (2) Turn the ignition switch to the On position.
   (6) Check for continuity between the low washer         Check for battery voltage at the insulated contact
fluid level sense circuit cavities of the instrument       located at the back of the cigar lighter receptacle
cluster wire harness connector B and the washer            shell. If OK, replace the faulty cigar lighter knob and
fluid level sensor wire harness connector. There           element. If not OK, go to Step 3.
should be continuity. If OK, replace the faulty bulb.         (3) Turn the ignition switch to the Off position.
If not OK, repair the open low washer fluid level          Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
sense circuit as required.                                 Remove the instrument panel accessory switch bezel.
                                                           Check for continuity between the ground circuit cav-
TURN SIGNAL INDICATOR LAMP                                 ity of the cigar lighter wire harness connector and a
  The diagnosis found here addresses an inoperative        good ground. There should be continuity. If OK, go to
turn signal indicator lamp condition. For any other        Step 4. If not OK, repair the open ground circuit to
turn signal problem, refer to Turn Signal and Haz-         ground as required.
ard Warning Systems in the Diagnosis and Testing              (4) Connect the battery negative cable. Turn the
section of Group 8J - Turn Signal and Hazard Warn-         ignition switch to the Accessory or On positions.
                                                           Check for battery voltage at the cigar lighter relay
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DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING (Continued)
output circuit cavity of the cigar lighter wire harness
connector. If OK, replace the faulty cigar lighter
receptacle (instrument panel accessory switch bezel
unit). If not OK, refer to Cigar Lighter Relay in
the Diagnosis and Testing section of this group for
further diagnosis.

CIGAR LIGHTER RELAY
  The cigar lighter relay (Fig. 3) is located in the
junction block, on the right cowl side inner panel
below the instrument panel in the passenger com-
partment. For complete circuit diagrams, refer to                          TERMINAL LEGEND
Horn/Cigar Lighter in the Contents of Group 8W -
                                                           NUMBER        IDENTIFICATION
Wiring Diagrams.
                                                              30         COMMON FEED
WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-                       85         COIL GROUND
BAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE
                                                              86         COIL BATTERY
RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY
STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR                           87         NORMALLY OPEN
INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR                      87A         NORMALLY CLOSED
SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRE-
CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIR-
BAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL                                    Fig. 3 Cigar Lighter Relay
INJURY.                                                   the ignition switch. There should be continuity
                                                          between the junction block cavity for relay terminal
   (1) Remove the cigar lighter relay from the junc-
                                                          87 and the cigar lighter relay output circuit cavity of
tion block. Refer to Cigar Lighter Relay in the
                                                          the cigar lighter wire harness connector at all times.
Removal and Installation section of this group for the
                                                          If OK, go to Step 4. If not OK, repair the open cigar
procedures.
                                                          lighter relay output circuit to the cigar lighter wire
   (2) A relay in the de-energized position should
                                                          harness connector as required.
have continuity between terminals 87A and 30, and
                                                             (4) The coil battery terminal (86) is connected to
no continuity between terminals 87 and 30. If OK, go
                                                          the electromagnet in the relay. It receives battery
to Step 3. If not OK, replace the faulty relay.
                                                          feed to energize the cigar lighter relay when the igni-
   (3) Resistance between terminals 85 and 86 (elec-
                                                          tion switch is in the Accessory or On positions. Turn
tromagnet) should be 75     5 ohms. If OK, go to Step
                                                          the ignition switch to the On position. Check for bat-
4. If not OK, replace the faulty relay.
                                                          tery voltage at the fused ignition switch output (acc/
   (4) Connect a battery to terminals 85 and 86.
                                                          run) circuit cavity for relay terminal 86 in the
There should now be continuity between terminals
                                                          junction block. If OK, go to Step 5. If not OK, repair
30 and 87, and no continuity between terminals 87A
                                                          the open fused ignition switch output (acc/run) circuit
and 30. If OK, perform the Relay Circuit Test that
                                                          to the ignition switch as required.
follows. If not OK, replace the faulty relay.
                                                             (5) The coil ground terminal (85) is connected to
                                                          the electromagnet in the relay. The junction block
RELAY CIRCUIT TEST                                        cavity for this terminal should have continuity to
  (1) The relay common feed terminal cavity (30) of
                                                          ground at all times. If not OK, repair the open
the junction block is connected to battery voltage and
                                                          ground circuit to ground as required.
should be hot at all times. Check for battery voltage
at the fused B(+) circuit cavity of the accessory relay
                                                          INSTRUMENT PANEL POWER OUTLET
wire harness connector. If OK, go to Step 2. If not
                                                            For complete circuit diagrams, refer to Horn/Ci-
OK, repair the fused B(+) circuit to the fuse in the
                                                          gar Lighter in the Contents of Group 8W - Wiring
junction block as required.
                                                          Diagrams.
  (2) The relay normally closed terminal (87A) is
connected to terminal 30 in the de-energized position,
but is not used for this application. Go to Step 3.
  (3) The relay normally open terminal (87) is con-
nected to the common feed terminal (30) in the ener-
gized position. This terminal supplies battery voltage
to the cigar lighter when the relay is energized by
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DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING (Continued)
WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-                   REMOVAL
BAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE                           (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY                   cable.
STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR                         (2) If the vehicle is so equipped, move the tilt
INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR                   steering column to the fully raised position.
SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRE-                    (3) Remove the three screws that secure the lower
CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIR-                  edge of the steering column opening cover to the
BAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL                      lower instrument panel reinforcement (Fig. 4).
INJURY.

   (1) Check the fused B(+) fuse in the junction block.
If OK, go to Step 2. If not OK, repair the shorted cir-
cuit or component as required and replace the faulty
fuse.
   (2) Check for battery voltage at the fused B(+) fuse
in the junction block. If OK, go to Step 3. If not OK,
repair the open fused B(+) circuit to the Power Dis-
tribution Center (PDC) as required.
   (3) Remove the plastic protective cap from the
power outlet receptacle. Check for continuity between
the inside circumference of the power outlet recepta-
cle and a good ground. There should be continuity. If
OK, go to Step 4. If not OK, go to Step 5.
   (4) Check for battery voltage at the insulated con-
tact located at the back of the power outlet recepta-         Fig. 4 Steering Column Opening Cover Remove/
cle. If not OK, go to Step 5.                                                      Install
                                                          1   –   INSTRUMENT PANEL
   (5) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
                                                          2   –   SNAP CLIPS
cable. Remove the instrument panel accessory switch
                                                          3   –   STEERING COLUMN OPENING COVER
bezel. Check for continuity between the ground cir-       4   –   SCREW
cuit cavity of the power outlet wire harness connector
and a good ground. There should be continuity. If
OK, go to Step 6. If not OK, repair the open ground          (4) Using a trim stick or another suitable wide
circuit to ground as required.                            flat-bladed tool, gently pry the upper edge of the
   (6) Connect the battery negative cable. Check for      steering column opening cover just below the cluster
battery voltage at the fused B(+) circuit cavity of the   bezel on each side of the steering column away from
power outlet wire harness connector. If OK, replace       the instrument panel far enough to disengage the
the faulty power outlet receptacle (instrument panel      two snap clip retainers from the receptacles in the
accessory switch bezel unit). If not OK, repair the       instrument panel.
open fused B(+) circuit to the junction block fuse as        (5) Remove the steering column opening cover
required.                                                 from the instrument panel.

                                                          INSTALLATION
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION                                    (1) Position the steering column opening cover to
                                                          the instrument panel.
STEERING COLUMN OPENING COVER                               (2) Align the snap clip retainers on the steering
                                                          column opening cover with the receptacles in the
WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-                   instrument panel.
BAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE                           (3) Press firmly on the steering column opening
RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY                   cover over the snap clip locations until each of the
STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR                       snap clips is fully engaged in its receptacle.
INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR                     (4) Install and tighten the three screws that secure
SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRE-                  the lower edge of the steering column opening cover
CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIR-                  to the lower instrument panel reinforcement. Tighten
BAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL                      the screws to 2.2 N·m (20 in. lbs.).
INJURY.                                                     (5) Reconnect the battery negative cable.
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REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION (Continued)

KNEE BLOCKER                                            the mounting screws are located in the screw hole on
                                                        each side of the steering column that is closest to the
WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-                 driver side front door of the vehicle (Fig. 6).
BAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE
RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY
STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR
INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR
SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRE-
CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIR-
BAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL
INJURY.


REMOVAL
   (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
cable.
   (2) Remove the steering column opening cover             Fig. 6 Knee Blocker Mounting Screw Location
from the instrument panel. Refer to Steering Col-       1   –   KNEE BLOCKER
umn Opening Cover in the Removal and Installa-          2   –   RIGHT-HAND DRIVE
                                                        3   –   SCREWS
tion section of this group for the procedures.
                                                        4   –   LEFT-HAND DRIVE
   (3) Remove the two screws that secure the knee
blocker to the instrument panel (Fig. 5).
                                                           (3) Install the steering column opening cover onto
                                                        the instrument panel. Refer to Steering Column
                                                        Opening Cover in the Removal and Installation sec-
                                                        tion of this group for the procedures.
                                                           (4) Reconnect the battery negative cable.

                                                        INSTRUMENT PANEL CENTER BEZEL
                                                        WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-
                                                        BAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE
                                                        RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY
                                                        STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR
                                                        INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR
                                                        SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRE-
                                                        CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIR-
            Fig. 5 Knee Blocker Remove/Install          BAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL
1   –   KNEE BLOCKER                                    INJURY.
2   –   SCREW
3   –   TAB
4   –   SLOT                                            REMOVAL
                                                           (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
                                                        cable.
  (4) Pull the upper edge of the knee blocker away
                                                           (2) Using a trim stick or another suitable wide
from the instrument panel far enough to disengage
                                                        flat-bladed tool, gently pry the instrument panel cen-
the two lower mounting tabs from the mounting slots
                                                        ter bezel away from the instrument panel far enough
in the lower instrument panel reinforcement.
                                                        to disengage the six snap clip retainers that secure it
  (5) Remove the knee blocker from the instrument
                                                        from the receptacles in the instrument panel (Fig. 7).
panel.
                                                           (3) Remove the center bezel from the instrument
                                                        panel.
INSTALLATION
  (1) Position the knee blocker to the instrument       INSTALLATION
panel.
                                                          (1) Position the center bezel to the instrument
  (2) Install and tighten the four screws that secure
                                                        panel.
the knee blocker to the instrument panel. Tighten
                                                          (2) Align the snap clips on the center bezel with
the screws to 2.2 N·m (20 in. lbs.). Be certain that
                                                        the receptacles in the instrument panel.
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REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION (Continued)




                                                             Fig. 8 Instrument Panel Accessory Switch Bezel
                                                                             Remove/Install
                                                           1 – ACCESSORY SWITCH BEZEL
                                                           2 – SCREW


                                                             (4) Pull the accessory switch bezel away from the
Fig. 7 Instrument Panel Center Bezel Remove/Install        instrument panel far enough to access the instru-
1 – INSTRUMENT PANEL                                       ment panel wire harness connectors.
2 – CENTER BEZEL                                             (5) Disconnect the instrument panel wire harness
                                                           connectors from the connector receptacles, the acces-
                                                           sory switches, the cigar lighter and the accessory
  (3) Press firmly on the center bezel over each of
                                                           power outlet on the back of the accessory switch
the snap clip locations until each of the six snap clips
                                                           bezel.
is fully engaged in its receptacle on the instrument
                                                             (6) Remove the accessory switch bezel from the
panel.
                                                           instrument panel.
  (4) Reconnect the battery negative cable.
                                                           INSTALLATION
INSTRUMENT PANEL ACCESSORY SWITCH                            (1) Position the accessory switch bezel to the
BEZEL                                                      instrument panel.
                                                             (2) Reconnect the instrument panel wire harness
WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-                    connectors to the connector receptacles, the accessory
BAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE                          switches, the cigar lighter and the accessory power
RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY                    outlet on the back of the accessory switch bezel.
STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR                          (3) Position the accessory switch bezel onto the
INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR                    instrument panel.
SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRE-                     (4) Install and tighten the three screws that secure
CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIR-                   the accessory switch bezel to the instrument panel.
BAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL                       Tighten the screws to 2.2 N·m (20 in. lbs.).
INJURY.                                                      (5) Install the center bezel onto the instrument
                                                           panel. Refer to Instrument Panel Center Bezel in
REMOVAL                                                    the Removal and Installation section of this group for
                                                           the procedures.
  (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
                                                             (6) Reconnect the battery negative cable.
cable.
  (2) Remove the center bezel from the instrument
panel. Refer to Instrument Panel Center Bezel in
the Removal and Installation section of this group for
the procedures.
  (3) Remove the three screws that secure the acces-
sory switch bezel to the instrument panel (Fig. 8).
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REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION (Continued)

CIGAR LIGHTER RELAY                                      (4) Remove the screw located above the fuse access
                                                      opening that secures the right cowl side trim to the
WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-               right cowl side inner panel.
BAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE                        (5) Remove the screw that secures the right door
RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY               sill trim and the right cowl side trim to the right
STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR                   door opening sill.
INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR                  (6) Remove the right cowl side trim panel from the
SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRE-              vehicle.
CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIR-                 (7) Refer to Junction Block in the Contents of
BAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL                  Group 8W - Wiring Diagrams for cigar lighter relay
INJURY.                                               identification and location.
                                                         (8) Remove the cigar lighter relay from the recep-
                                                      tacle in the junction block.
REMOVAL
  (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative     INSTALLATION
cable.                                                   (1) Refer to Junction Block in the Contents of
  (2) Remove the fuse access panel by unsnapping it   Group 8W - Wiring Diagrams for the proper cigar
from the right cowl side trim panel.                  lighter relay location.
  (3) Remove the stamped nut that secures the right      (2) Position the cigar lighter relay to the receptacle
cowl side trim to the junction block stud (Fig. 9).   in the junction block.
                                                         (3) Align the terminals of the cigar lighter relay
                                                      with the cavities in the junction block receptacle.
                                                         (4) Push on the cigar lighter relay case firmly and
                                                      evenly until all of the relay terminals are fully seated
                                                      within the cavities of the junction block receptacle.
                                                         (5) Position the right cowl side trim to the right
                                                      door sill trim.
                                                         (6) Install and tighten the screw that secures the
                                                      right cowl side trim to the right door sill trim.
                                                      Tighten the screw to 2.2 N·m (20 in. lbs.).
                                                         (7) Position the right cowl side trim to the right
                                                      cowl side inner panel.
                                                         (8) Install and tighten the screw that secures the
                                                      right cowl side trim to the right cowl side inner
                                                      panel. Tighten the screw to 2.2 N·m (20 in. lbs.).
                                                         (9) Install the stamped nut that secures the right
                                                      cowl side trim to the junction block stud.
                                                         (10) Install the fuse access panel by snapping it
                                                      onto the right cowl side trim panel.
                                                         (11) Reconnect the battery negative cable.

                                                      CLUSTER BEZEL
                                                      WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-
                                                      BAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE
                                                      RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY
                                                      STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR
                                                      INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR
        Fig. 9 Right Cowl Side Trim Remove/Install    SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRE-
1   –   RIGHT FRONT DOOR SILL
                                                      CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIR-
2   –   COWL SIDE TRIM PANEL                          BAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL
3   –   SCREW                                         INJURY.
4   –   SILL TRIM
5   –   FUSE ACCESS PANEL
6   –   PUSH-NUT                                      REMOVAL
                                                        (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
                                                      cable.
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REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION (Continued)
  (2) Remove the knee blocker from the instrument             (2) Align the snap clips on the cluster bezel with
panel. Refer to Knee Blocker in the Removal and             the receptacles in the instrument panel.
Installation section of this group for the procedures.        (3) Press firmly on the cluster bezel over each of
  (3) Remove the center bezel from the instrument           the snap clip locations until each of the snap clips is
panel. Refer to Instrument Panel Center Bezel in            fully engaged in its receptacle.
the Removal and Installation section of this group for        (4) Engage the two ends of the steering column
the procedures.                                             sight shield with each other at the connector located
  (4) Remove the four screws exposed by the center          below the lower steering column shroud.
bezel removal that secure the cluster bezel to the            (5) Install the headlamp switch knob and shaft
instrument panel.                                           onto the headlamp switch. Refer to Headlamp
  (5) Remove the headlamp switch knob and shaft             Switch in the Removal and Installation section of
from the headlamp switch. Refer to Headlamp                 this group for the procedures.
Switch in the Removal and Installation section of             (6) Install and tighten the four screws that secure
this group for the procedures.                              the cluster bezel to the instrument panel beneath the
  (6) Disengage the two ends of the steering column         instrument panel center bezel. Tighten the screws to
sight shield from each other at the connector located       2.2 N·m (20 in. lbs.).
below the lower steering column shroud (Fig. 10).             (7) Install the center bezel onto the instrument
                                                            panel. Refer to Instrument Panel Center Bezel in
                                                            the Removal and Installation section of this group for
                                                            the procedures.
                                                              (8) Install the knee blocker onto the instrument
                                                            panel. Refer to Knee Blocker in the Removal and
                                                            Installation section of this group for the procedures.
                                                            Be certain that the two ends of the steering column
                                                            sight shield connector are engaged with each other
                                                            before installing the knee blocker.
                                                              (9) Reconnect the battery negative cable.

                                                            HEADLAMP SWITCH
                                                            WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-
                                                            BAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE
                                                            RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY
                                                            STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR
                                                            INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR
                                                            SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRE-
           Fig. 10 Cluster Bezel Remove/Install             CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIR-
1   –   INSTRUMENT PANEL                                    BAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL
2   –   CLUSTER BEZEL                                       INJURY.
3   –   SCREW
4   –   STEERING COLUMN SIGHT SHIELD CONNECTOR
5   –   HEADLAMP SWITCH KNOB AND SHAFT                      WARNING: IF THE HEADLAMP SWITCH WAS ON,
                                                            WAIT FIVE MINUTES TO ALLOW THE CERAMIC
                                                            DIMMER RESISTOR TO COOL. IF THE CERAMIC
   (7) If the vehicle is so equipped, set the tilt steer-
                                                            DIMMER RESISTOR IS NOT ALLOWED TO COOL, IT
ing column in its lowest position.
                                                            CAN BURN YOUR FINGERS.
   (8) Using a trim stick or another suitable wide
flat-bladed tool, gently pry around the perimeter of
the cluster bezel to disengage the five snap clips from     REMOVAL
their receptacles in the instrument panel.                    (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
   (9) Remove the cluster bezel from the instrument         cable.
panel.                                                        (2) Remove the knee blocker from the instrument
                                                            panel. Refer to Knee Blocker in the Removal and
INSTALLATION                                                Installation section of this group for the procedures.
  (1) Position the cluster bezel to the instrument            (3) Pull the headlamp switch control knob out to
panel.                                                      the On position stop.
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REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION (Continued)
  (4) Reach up under the instrument panel through         (5) Insert the shaft of the headlamp switch control
the outboard side of the steering column opening to     knob and shaft unit through the opening in the span-
access and depress the headlamp switch control knob     ner nut and into the headlamp switch.
and shaft release button on the inboard side of the       (6) Push the headlamp switch control knob and
switch body.                                            shaft unit all the way into the headlamp switch body.
  (5) While holding the release button depressed,         (7) Install the knee blocker onto the instrument
pull the headlamp switch control knob and shaft out     panel. Refer to Knee Blocker in the Removal and
of the headlamp switch.                                 Installation section of this group for the procedures.
  (6) Remove the spanner nut that secures the head-       (8) Reconnect the battery negative cable.
lamp switch to the instrument panel (Fig. 11).
                                                        INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
                                                        WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-
                                                        BAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE
                                                        RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY
                                                        STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR
                                                        INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR
                                                        SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRE-
                                                        CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIR-
                                                        BAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL
                                                        INJURY.


                                                        REMOVAL
                                                          (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
                                                        cable.
                                                          (2) Remove the cluster bezel from the instrument
                                                        panel. Refer to Cluster Bezel in the Removal and
                                                        Installation section of this group for the procedures.
                                                          (3) Remove the four screws that secure the instru-
         Fig. 11 Headlamp Switch Remove/Install         ment cluster to the instrument panel (Fig. 12).
1   –   WIRE HARNESS CONNECTORS
2   –   HEADLAMP SWITCH
3   –   NUT
4   –   INSTRUMENT PANEL


  (7) Pull the headlamp switch into the steering col-
umn opening area of the instrument panel far
enough to access the instrument panel wire harness
connectors.
  (8) Disconnect the two instrument panel wire har-
ness connectors from the headlamp switch.
  (9) Remove the headlamp switch from the instru-
ment panel.

INSTALLATION
  (1) Position the headlamp switch to the instru-
ment panel steering column opening.
                                                                 Fig. 12 Instrument Cluster Remove/Install
  (2) Reconnect the two instrument panel wire har-
                                                        1   –   INSTRUMENT PANEL
ness connectors to the headlamp switch.                 2   –   SELF-DOCKING WIRE HARNESS CONNECTORS
  (3) Position the headlamp switch behind its           3   –   INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
mounting hole on the instrument panel.                  4   –   SCREW
  (4) Install and tighten the spanner nut that
secures the headlamp switch to the instrument
panel. Tighten the nut to 2.7 N·m (24 in. lbs.).          (4) Pull the instrument cluster rearward far
                                                        enough to disengage the two self-docking instrument
                                                        panel wire harness connectors from the connector
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REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION (Continued)
receptacles on the back of the cluster housing. Do       reinstalled in the correct position. Always use the
not pull on the instrument cluster by the lens           correct bulb size and type for replacement. An incor-
or mask sections, or the cluster components              rect bulb size or type may overheat and cause dam-
may become separated.                                    age to the instrument cluster, the electronic circuit
  (5) Remove the instrument cluster from the instru-     board and/or the gauges.
ment panel.                                                (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
                                                         cable.
INSTALLATION                                               (2) Remove the instrument cluster from the instru-
   (1) Position the instrument cluster to the instru-    ment panel. Refer to Instrument Cluster in the
ment panel.                                              Removal and Installation section of this group for the
   (2) Align the instrument cluster with the cluster     procedures.
opening in the instrument panel and push the cluster       (3) Turn the bulb holder counterclockwise about
firmly and evenly into place. The instrument panel       sixty degrees on the cluster electronic circuit board.
has two self-docking wire harness connectors that          (4) Pull the bulb and bulb holder unit straight
will be automatically aligned with, and connected to     back to remove it from the bulb mounting hole in the
the cluster connector receptacles when the cluster is    cluster electronic circuit board (Fig. 13).
installed in the instrument panel.
   (3) Install and tighten the four screws that secure
the instrument cluster to the instrument panel.
Tighten the screws to 2.2 N·m (20 in. lbs.).
   (4) Install the cluster bezel onto the instrument
panel. Refer to Cluster Bezel in the Removal and
Installation section of this group for the procedures.
   (5) Reconnect the battery negative cable.

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER COMPONENTS
  Some of the components for the instrument cluster
used in this vehicle are serviced individually. The
serviced components include: the incandescent
instrument cluster indicator lamp and illumination                  Fig. 13 Cluster Bulb Locations
lamp bulbs (including the integral bulb holders), the    1 – CLUSTER ILLUMINATION BULBS
odometer reset knob boot, the cluster lens, the clus-
ter hood and mask unit, and the instrument cluster       CLUSTER LENS
housing rear cover. Following are the service proce-       (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
dures for the instrument cluster components.             cable.
                                                           (2) Remove the instrument cluster from the instru-
WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-
                                                         ment panel. Refer to Instrument Cluster in the
BAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE
                                                         Removal and Installation section of this group for the
RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY
                                                         procedures.
STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR
                                                           (3) Work around the perimeter of the cluster hous-
INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR
                                                         ing to disengage each of the latches that secure the
SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRE-
                                                         cluster lens to the cluster housing (Fig. 14).
CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIR-
                                                           (4) Gently pull the cluster lens away from the clus-
BAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL
                                                         ter housing.
INJURY.
                                                         ODOMETER RESET KNOB BOOT
REMOVAL                                                     (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
                                                         cable.
CLUSTER BULB                                                (2) Remove the instrument cluster from the instru-
  This procedure applies to each of the incandescent     ment panel. Refer to Instrument Cluster in the
cluster illumination lamp or indicator lamp bulb and     Removal and Installation section of this group for the
bulb holder units. However, the illumination lamps       procedures.
and the indicator lamps use different bulb and bulb         (3) Remove the cluster lens from the cluster hous-
holder unit sizes. They must never be interchanged.      ing. Refer to Instrument Cluster Components -
Be certain that any bulb and bulb holder unit            Cluster Lens in the Removal and Installation sec-
removed from the cluster electronic circuit board is     tion of this group for the procedures.
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REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION (Continued)




                                   Fig. 14 Instrument Cluster Components
1 – CLUSTER REAR COVER                                   4 – ODOMETER RESET KNOB BOOT
2 – CLUSTER HOOD AND MASK                                5 – INSTRUMENT CLUSTER HOUSING
3 – CLUSTER LENS



  (4) Remove the odometer reset knob boot by pull-       Removal and Installation section of this group for the
ing it out of the cluster lens.                          procedures.
                                                           (3) Work around the perimeter of the cluster hous-
CLUSTER HOOD AND MASK                                    ing to disengage each of the latches that secure the
   (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative       rear cover to the cluster housing (Fig. 14).
cable.                                                     (4) Gently pull the rear cover away from the back
   (2) Remove the instrument cluster from the instru-    of the cluster housing.
ment panel. Refer to Instrument Cluster in the
Removal and Installation section of this group for the   INSTALLATION
procedures.
   (3) Remove the cluster lens from the cluster hous-    CLUSTER BULB
ing. Refer to Instrument Cluster Components -              This procedure applies to each of the incandescent
Cluster Lens in the Removal and Installation sec-        cluster illumination lamp or indicator lamp bulb and
tion of this group for the procedures.                   bulb holder units. However, the illumination lamps
   (4) Work around the perimeter of the cluster hous-    and the indicator lamps use different bulb and bulb
ing to disengage each of the latches that secure the     holder unit sizes. They must never be interchanged.
cluster hood and mask unit to the cluster housing        Be certain that any bulb and bulb holder unit
(Fig. 14).                                               removed from the cluster electronic circuit board is
   (5) Gently pull the cluster hood and mask unit        reinstalled in the correct position.
away from the cluster housing.
                                                         CAUTION: Always use the correct bulb size and
CLUSTER HOUSING REAR COVER                               type for replacement. An incorrect bulb size or type
  (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative        may overheat and cause damage to the instrument
cable.                                                   cluster, the electronic circuit board and/or the
  (2) Remove the instrument cluster from the instru-     gauges.
ment panel. Refer to Instrument Cluster in the
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REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION (Continued)
  (1) Insert the bulb and bulb holder unit straight      Removal and Installation section of this group for the
into the correct bulb mounting hole in the cluster       procedures.
electronic circuit board.                                  (6) Reconnect the battery negative cable.
  (2) With the bulb holder fully seated against the
cluster electronic circuit board, turn the bulb holder   CLUSTER HOUSING REAR COVER
clockwise about sixty degrees to lock it into place.       (1) Position the rear cover to the back of the clus-
  (3) Install the instrument cluster onto the instru-    ter housing.
ment panel. Refer to Instrument Cluster in the             (2) Press firmly and evenly on the rear cover until
Removal and Installation section of this group for the   each of the latches that secure the rear cover to the
procedures.                                              cluster housing is fully engaged.
  (4) Reconnect the battery negative cable.                (3) Install the instrument cluster onto the instru-
                                                         ment panel. Refer to Instrument Cluster in the
CLUSTER LENS                                             Removal and Installation section of this group for the
  (1) Align the cluster lens with the cluster hood and   procedures.
mask unit.                                                 (4) Reconnect the battery negative cable.
  (2) Press firmly and evenly on the cluster lens to
install it onto the cluster housing.                     INSTRUMENT PANEL TOP COVER
  (3) Work around the perimeter of the cluster hous-
ing to be certain that each of the latches that secure   WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-
the cluster lens to the cluster housing is fully         BAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE
engaged.                                                 RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY
  (4) Install the instrument cluster onto the instru-    STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR
ment panel. Refer to Instrument Cluster in the           INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR
Removal and Installation section of this group for the   SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRE-
procedures.                                              CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIR-
  (5) Reconnect the battery negative cable.              BAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL
                                                         INJURY.
ODOMETER RESET KNOB BOOT
   (1) Position the odometer reset knob to the mount-
ing hole from the back of the cluster lens.              REMOVAL
   (2) Pull the odometer reset knob into the mounting       (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
hole from the face of the cluster lens.                  cable.
   (3) Install the cluster lens onto the cluster hous-      (2) Remove the cluster bezel from the instrument
ing. Refer to Instrument Cluster Components -            panel. Refer to Cluster Bezel in the Removal and
Cluster Lens in the Removal and Installation sec-        Installation section of this group for the procedures.
tion of this group for the procedures.                      (3) Using a trim stick or another suitable wide
   (4) Install the instrument cluster onto the instru-   flat-bladed tool, gently pry the rear edge (farthest
ment panel. Refer to Instrument Cluster in the           from the windshield) of the instrument panel top
Removal and Installation section of this group for the   cover up and away from the instrument panel far
procedures.                                              enough to disengage the seven snap clip retainers
   (5) Reconnect the battery negative cable.             from their receptacles in the instrument panel (Fig.
                                                         15).
CLUSTER HOOD AND MASK                                       (4) Pull the top cover sharply rearwards (away
   (1) Align the hood and mask unit with the cluster     from the windshield) to disengage the four snap clip
housing.                                                 retainers that secure the forward edge of the top
   (2) Press firmly and evenly on the hood and mask      cover from their receptacles in the instrument panel
unit to install it onto the cluster housing.             near the base of the windshield.
   (3) Work around the perimeter of the cluster hous-       (5) Remove the top cover from the instrument
ing to be certain that each of the latches that secure   panel.
the hood and mask unit to the cluster housing is
fully engaged.                                           INSTALLATION
   (4) Install the cluster lens onto the cluster hous-     (1) Position the top cover onto the instrument
ing. Refer to Instrument Cluster Components -            panel.
Cluster Lens in the Removal and Installation sec-          (2) Align the four snap clips on the forward edge
tion of this group for the procedures.                   (nearest the windshield) of the top cover with the
   (5) Install the instrument cluster onto the instru-   snap clip receptacles in the instrument panel.
ment panel. Refer to Instrument Cluster in the
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REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION (Continued)




Fig. 15 Instrument Panel Top Cover Remove/Install
1   –   INSTRUMENT PANEL                                     Fig. 16 Glove Box Stop Bumpers Remove/Install
2   –   TOP COVER                                        1   –   GLOVE BOX OPENING UPPER REINFORCEMENT
3   –   FRONT EDGE                                       2   –   GLOVE BOX LATCH STRIKER
4   –   REAR EDGE                                        3   –   STOP BUMPERS
                                                         4   –   GLOVE BOX DOOR

   (3) Press firmly downward on the top cover over
each of the four forward snap clip locations until          (4) Remove the two glove box stop bumpers by
each of the snap clips is fully seated in their recep-   sliding them downward and out of the slots in the
tacles in the instrument panel.                          instrument panel upper glove box opening reinforce-
   (4) Align the seven snap clips on the rear edge       ment.
(farthest from the windshield) of the top cover with        (5) Roll the glove box downward so that the stops
the snap clip receptacles in the instrument panel.       molded into the glove box bin pass through the stop
   (5) Press firmly downward on the top cover over       bumper slots in the instrument panel upper glove
each of the seven rearward snap clip locations until     box opening reinforcement.
each of the snap clips is fully seated in their recep-      (6) Reverse the roll down procedure to roll the
tacles in the instrument panel.                          glove box back up into the instrument panel.
   (6) Install the cluster bezel onto the instrument
panel. Refer to Cluster Bezel in the Removal and         REMOVAL
Installation section of this group for the procedures.     (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
   (7) Reconnect the battery negative cable.             cable.
                                                           (2) Remove the three screws that secure the glove
GLOVE BOX                                                box hinge to the instrument panel lower glove box
                                                         opening reinforcement (Fig. 17).
WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-                    (3) Release the glove box latch.
BAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE                          (4) Remove the glove box from the instrument
RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY                  panel.
STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR
INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR                  INSTALLATION
SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRE-                   (1) Position the glove box to the instrument panel
CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIR-                 with the bin inserted in the glove box opening far
BAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL                     enough so that the stops on each side of the glove
INJURY.                                                  box bin are located behind the rubber stop bumpers
                                                         located on the instrument panel upper glove box
                                                         opening reinforcement.
ROLL DOWN                                                  (2) Align the screw holes in the glove box hinge
  (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative        with the mounting holes in the instrument panel
cable.                                                   lower glove box opening reinforcement.
  (2) Open the glove box.                                  (3) Install and tighten the three screws that secure
  (3) Locate the two rubber stop bumpers on the          the glove box hinge to the instrument panel lower
upper edge of the instrument panel glove box open-       glove box opening reinforcement. Tighten the screws
ing (Fig. 16).                                           to 2.2 N·m (20 in. lbs.).
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REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION (Continued)




         Fig. 17 Glove Box Remove/Install
1 – GLOVE BOX
2 – LATCH
3 – SCREWS


  (4) Reconnect the battery negative cable.                  Fig. 18 Glove Box Components Remove/Install
                                                         1   –   OUTER DOOR
GLOVE BOX COMPONENTS                                     2   –   STOPS
  The glove box hinge, bin, inner door and latch are     3   –   INNER DOOR
serviced only as a complete unit. The glove box outer    4   –   LATCH
door and lock cylinder are serviced separately.          5   –   BIN
                                                         6   –   HINGE
WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-                  7   –   SCREWS
BAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE
RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY                  Removal and Installation section of this group for the
STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR                      procedures.
INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR                    (3) Remove the seven screws that secure the inner
SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRE-                 glove box door to the outer glove box door (Fig. 18).
CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIR-                   (4) Remove the outer glove box door from the inner
BAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL                     glove box door unit.
INJURY.
                                                         GLOVE BOX LOCK CYLINDER
                                                           (1) Insert the key into the glove box lock cylinder
REMOVAL                                                  and turn the lock cylinder to the unlocked position.
                                                           (2) Open the glove box.
GLOVE BOX HINGE, BIN, INNER DOOR AND LATCH
                                                           (3) With the key still in the lock cylinder, insert a
  (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative        small pin punch or a stiff wire into the lock cylinder
cable.                                                   release hole (Fig. 19) and depress the lock cylinder
  (2) Remove the glove box from the instrument           retaining tumbler.
panel. Refer to Glove Box - Removal in the                 (4) While holding the retaining tumbler depressed,
Removal and Installation section of this group for the   rotate the key in the lock cylinder clockwise and
procedures.                                              press outward on the back of the lock cylinder from
  (3) Remove the seven screws that secure the inner      the inside of the glove box door until the lock cylin-
glove box door to the outer glove box door (Fig. 18).    der comes out of the glove box latch lock cylinder
  (4) Remove the inner glove box door unit from the      bore.
outer glove box door.
                                                         INSTALLATION
GLOVE BOX OUTER DOOR
  (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative        GLOVE BOX HINGE, BIN, INNER DOOR AND LATCH
cable.                                                     (1) Position the inner glove box door unit onto the
  (2) Remove the glove box from the instrument           outer glove box door.
panel. Refer to Glove Box - Removal in the
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REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION (Continued)
                                                           INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR
                                                           SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRE-
                                                           CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIR-
                                                           BAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL
                                                           INJURY.


                                                           REMOVAL
                                                             (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
                                                           cable.
                                                             (2) Open the glove box.
                                                             (3) Remove the passenger side airbag module from
  Fig. 19 Glove Box Lock Cylinder Remove/Install           the instrument panel. Refer to Passenger Side Air-
1 – LOCK CYLINDER                                          bag Module in the Removal and Installation section
2 – LATCH HANDLE                                           of Group 8M - Passive Restraint Systems for the pro-
3 – RELEASE HOLE                                           cedures.
                                                             (4) Remove the two screws that secure the latch
                                                           striker to the instrument panel glove box opening
  (2) Install and tighten the seven screws that
                                                           upper reinforcement (Fig. 20).
secure the inner glove box door to the outer glove box
door. Tighten the screws to 2.2 N·m (20 in. lbs.).
  (3) Install the glove box onto the instrument panel.
Refer to Glove Box - Installation in the Removal
and Installation section of this group for the proce-
dures.
  (4) Reconnect the battery negative cable.

GLOVE BOX OUTER DOOR
  (1) Position the outer glove box door onto the inner
glove box door unit.
  (2) Install and tighten the seven screws that
secure the inner glove box door to the outer glove box
door. Tighten the screws to 2.2 N·m (20 in. lbs.).
  (3) Install the glove box onto the instrument panel.         Fig. 20 Glove Box Latch Striker Remove/Install
Refer to Glove Box - Installation in the Removal           1   –   GLOVE BOX OPENING UPPER REINFORCEMENT
and Installation section of this group for the proce-      2   –   SCREWS
dures.                                                     3   –   LATCH STRIKER
                                                           4   –   STOP BUMPER SLOTS
  (4) Reconnect the battery negative cable.

GLOVE BOX LOCK CYLINDER                                      (5) Remove the latch striker from the instrument
   (1) To install the lock cylinder, insert the key into   panel glove box opening upper reinforcement.
the cylinder and align the lock cylinder tumblers
with the ramp in the glove box latch lock cylinder         INSTALLATION
bore. The ramp is located at about the 7 o’clock posi-       (1) Position the latch striker onto the instrument
tion.                                                      panel glove box opening upper reinforcement.
   (2) Push the glove box lock cylinder firmly into the      (2) Install and tighten the two screws that secure
lock cylinder bore while rotating the key and cylinder     the latch striker to the instrument panel glove box
counterclockwise to the 6 o’clock position, where the      opening upper reinforcement. Tighten the screws to
lock cylinder retaining tumbler will snap back into        2.2 N·m (20 in. lbs.).
place.                                                       (3) Install the passenger side airbag module onto
                                                           the instrument panel. Refer to Passenger Side Air-
GLOVE BOX LATCH STRIKER                                    bag Module in the Removal and Installation section
                                                           of Group 8M - Passive Restraint Systems for the pro-
WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-                    cedures.
BAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE                            (4) Close the glove box.
RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY                      (5) Reconnect the battery negative cable.
STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR
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REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION (Continued)

INSTRUMENT PANEL END CAP                                 Removal and Installation section of this group for the
                                                         procedures.
WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-                    (3) Remove the top cover from the instrument
BAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE                        panel. Refer to Instrument Panel Top Cover in the
RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY                  Removal and Installation section of this group for the
STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR                      procedures.
INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR                    (4) Remove the passenger side airbag module from
SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRE-                 the instrument panel. Refer to Passenger Side Air-
CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIR-                 bag Module in the Removal and Installation section
BAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL                     of Group 8M - Passive Restraint Systems for the pro-
INJURY.                                                  cedures.
                                                           (5) Remove the six screws that secure the end cap
                                                         to the instrument panel (Fig. 21).
REMOVAL                                                    (6) Remove the end cap from the instrument
                                                         panel.
DRIVER SIDE
  (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative        INSTALLATION
cable.
  (2) Remove the knee blocker from the instrument        DRIVER SIDE
panel. Refer to Knee Blocker in the Removal and            (1) Position the end cap to the instrument panel.
Installation section of this group for the procedures.     (2) Install and tighten the five screws that secure
  (3) Remove the top cover from the instrument           the end cap to the instrument panel. Tighten the
panel. Refer to Instrument Panel Top Cover in the        screws to 2.2 N·m (20 in. lbs.).
Removal and Installation section of this group for the     (3) Install the top cover onto the instrument panel.
procedures.                                              Refer to Instrument Panel Top Cover in the
  (4) Remove the five screws that secure the end cap     Removal and Installation section of this group for the
to the instrument panel (Fig. 21).                       procedures.
                                                           (4) Install the knee blocker onto the instrument
                                                         panel. Refer to Knee Blocker in the Removal and
                                                         Installation section of this group for the procedures.
                                                           (5) Reconnect the battery negative cable.

                                                         PASSENGER SIDE
                                                           (1) Position the end cap to the instrument panel.
                                                           (2) Install and tighten the six screws that secure
                                                         the end cap to the instrument panel. Tighten the
                                                         screws to 2.2 N·m (20 in. lbs.).
                                                           (3) Install the passenger side airbag module onto
                                                         the instrument panel. Refer to Passenger Side Air-
                                                         bag Module in the Removal and Installation section
                                                         of Group 8M - Passive Restraint Systems for the pro-
                                                         cedures.
                                                           (4) Install the top cover onto the instrument panel.
 Fig. 21 Instrument Panel End Cap Remove/Install         Refer to Instrument Panel Top Cover in the
1 – END CAP                                              Removal and Installation section of this group for the
2 – INSTRUMENT PANEL
                                                         procedures.
3 – SCREW
                                                           (5) Roll up the glove box into the instrument
                                                         panel. Refer to Glove Box - Roll Down in the
  (5) Remove the end cap from the instrument             Removal and Installation section of this group for the
panel.                                                   procedures.
                                                           (6) Reconnect the battery negative cable.
PASSENGER SIDE
  (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
cable.
  (2) Roll down the glove box from the instrument
panel. Refer to Glove Box - Roll Down in the
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REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION (Continued)

INSTRUMENT PANEL CENTER SUPPORT                             (6) Remove the two nuts that secure the instru-
                                                          ment panel center support bracket to the studs on
BRACKET
                                                          the floor panel transmission tunnel.
WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-                     (7) Remove the center support bracket from the
BAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE                         instrument panel.
RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY
STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR                       INSTALLATION
INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR                     (1) Position the center support bracket to the
SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRE-                  instrument panel.
CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIR-                    (2) Install and tighten the two nuts that secure
BAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL                      the instrument panel center support bracket to the
INJURY.                                                   studs on the floor panel transmission tunnel. Tighten
                                                          the nuts to 28 N·m (250 in. lbs.).
                                                            (3) Install and tighten the two nuts that secure
REMOVAL                                                   the center support bracket to the studs on the instru-
   (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative        ment panel. Tighten the nuts to 28 N·m (250 in. lbs.).
cable.                                                      (4) Position the floor carpet back onto the front of
   (2) Remove the center bezel from the instrument        the floor panel transmission tunnel.
panel. Refer to Instrument Panel Center Bezel in            (5) Install the floor console onto the floor panel
the Removal and Installation section of this group for    transmission tunnel. Refer to Floor Console in the
the procedures.                                           Removal and Installation section of Group 23 - Body
   (3) Remove the floor console from the floor panel      for the procedures.
transmission tunnel. Refer to Floor Console in the          (6) Install the center bezel onto the instrument
Removal and Installation section of Group 23 - Body       panel. Refer to Instrument Panel Center Bezel in
for the procedures.                                       the Removal and Installation section of this group for
   (4) Pull the floor carpet back from the front of the   the procedures.
floor panel transmission tunnel far enough to access        (7) Reconnect the battery negative cable.
the instrument panel center support bracket mount-
ing nuts.                                                 INSTRUMENT PANEL ASSEMBLY
   (5) Remove the two nuts that secure the center
support bracket to the studs on the instrument panel      WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR-
(Fig. 22).                                                BAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE
                                                          RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY
                                                          STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR
                                                          INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR
                                                          SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRE-
                                                          CAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIR-
                                                          BAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL
                                                          INJURY.


                                                          REMOVAL
                                                          NOTE: Before starting this procedure, be certain to
                                                          turn the steering wheel until the front wheels are in
                                                          the straight-ahead position.

                                                            (1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative
    Fig. 22 Instrument Panel Center Support Bracket       cable.
                     Remove/Install                         (2) Remove the trim from the left and right cowl
1   –   INSTRUMENT PANEL
                                                          side inner panels. Refer to Lower A-Pillar Cowl
2   –   NUT                                               Trim in the Removal and Installation section of
3   –   BRACKET                                           Group 23 - Body for the procedures.
4   –   FLOOR PAN TRANSMISSION TUNNEL                       (3) Remove the knee blocker from the instrument
5   –   STUDS                                             panel. Refer to Knee Blocker in the Removal and
                                                          Installation section of this group for the procedures.
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REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION (Continued)
   (4) Remove the top cover from the instrument          ness connector at the floor panel transmission tunnel
panel. Refer to Instrument Panel Top Cover in the        under the instrument panel.
Removal and Installation section of this group for the     (10) Roll down the glove box from the instrument
procedures.                                              panel. Refer to Glove Box - Roll Down in the
   (5) Remove the center support bracket from the        Removal and Installation section of this group for the
instrument panel. Refer to Instrument Panel Cen-         procedures.
ter Support Bracket in the Removal and Installa-           (11) Reach through the inboard side of the instru-
tion section of this group for the procedures.           ment panel glove box opening to disconnect the two
   (6) Remove the steering column from the vehicle.      halves of the heater-A/C system vacuum harness con-
Refer to Steering Column in the Removal and              nector.
Installation section of Group 19 - Steering for the        (12) Reach under the right end of the instrument
procedures.                                              panel to access and disconnect the two halves of the
   (7) Remove the screws from the centers of the         radio antenna coaxial cable connector. On Left-Hand
instrument panel-to-body and the instrument panel-       Drive models only, also disengage the retainer on the
to-headlamp and dash wire harness connectors near        radio half of the coaxial cable from the heater-A/C
the left cowl side inner panel and disconnect both       housing kick cover.
connectors.                                                (13) Loosen the right and left instrument panel
   (8) Remove the screw from the center of the           cowl side roll down screws about 6 mm (0.25 inch)
instrument panel-to-floor wire harness connector         (Fig. 23).
near the floor panel transmission tunnel under the         (14) Remove the four screws and two nuts that
instrument panel and disconnect the connector.           secure the top of the instrument panel to the top of
   (9) Disconnect the two wire harness connectors        the dash panel near the base of the windshield.
located near the instrument panel-to-floor wire har-       (15) With the aid of an assistant, lift the top of the
                                                         instrument panel assembly off of the two dash panel




                              Fig. 23 Instrument Panel Assembly Remove/Install
1 – SCREW                                                3 – INSTRUMENT PANEL COWL SIDE ROLL DOWN SCREWS
2 – NUT
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REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION (Continued)
studs. Then pull the lower instrument panel rear-        ness connector at the floor panel transmission tunnel
ward to clear the cowl side roll down screws.            under the instrument panel.
  (16) Remove the instrument panel assembly from            (8) Reconnect the instrument panel-to-floor wire
the vehicle.                                             harness connector near the floor panel transmission
                                                         tunnel under the instrument panel and tighten the
INSTALLATION                                             connector screw. Tighten the screw to 4 N·m (35 in.
  (1) With the aid of an assistant, position the         lbs.).
instrument panel assembly onto the cowl side roll           (9) Reconnect the instrument panel-to-body and
down screws and the dash panel studs in the vehicle.     the instrument panel-to-headlamp and dash wire
  (2) Install and tighten the four screws and two        harness connectors near the left cowl side inner
nuts that secure the top of the instrument panel to      panel and tighten the connector screws. Tighten the
the top of the dash panel near the base of the wind-     screws to 4 N·m (35 in. lbs.).
shield. Tighten the screws and nuts to 7 N·m (60 in.        (10) Install the steering column into the vehicle.
lbs.).                                                   Refer to Steering Column in the Removal and
  (3) Tighten the right and left instrument panel        Installation section of Group 19 - Steering for the
cowl side roll down screws. Tighten the screws to 28     procedures.
N·m (250 in. lbs.).                                         (11) Install the center support bracket onto the
  (4) Reach under the right end of the instrument        instrument panel. Refer to Instrument Panel Cen-
panel to access and reconnect the two halves of the      ter Support Bracket in the Removal and Installa-
radio antenna coaxial cable connector. On Left-Hand      tion section of this group for the procedures.
Drive models only, also engage the retainer on the          (12) Install the top cover onto the instrument
radio half of the coaxial cable onto the heater-A/C      panel. Refer to Instrument Panel Top Cover in the
housing kick cover.                                      Removal and Installation section of this group for the
  (5) Reach through the inboard side of the instru-      procedures.
ment panel glove box opening to reconnect the two           (13) Install the knee blocker onto the instrument
halves of the heater-A/C system vacuum harness con-      panel. Refer to Knee Blocker in the Removal and
nector.                                                  Installation section of this group for the procedures.
  (6) Roll up the glove box into the instrument             (14) Install the trim onto the left and right cowl
panel. Refer to Glove Box - Roll Down in the             side inner panels. Refer to Lower A-Pillar Cowl
Removal and Installation section of this group for the   Trim in the Removal and Installation section of
procedures.                                              Group 23 - Body for the procedures.
  (7) Reconnect the two wire harness connectors             (15) Reconnect the battery negative cable.
located near the instrument panel-to-floor wire har-

				
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