UPPER INSTRUMENT PANEL REMOVAL

Tech Tips


  • Use the same procedure for RHD and LHD vehicles.

  • The procedure listed below is for LHD vehicles.


  1. TABLE OF BOLT, SCREW AND NUT

    Tech Tips

    All bolts, screws and nuts relevant to installing and removing the instrument panel are shown along with their alphabet code in the table below.

    A00E7Z0E01
  2. DISABLE AUTOAWAY/RETURN FUNCTION (for Power Tilt and Power Telescopic Steering Column)


    1. Disable the Autoaway/Return function by changing the customize parameter Click here.

      Note

      Record the current customize parameter setting (whether the Autoaway/Return function is enabled or disabled) in order to restore the current setting after finishing the operation.

      Tech Tips

      Performing the above operation causes the Autoaway/Return function to be disabled when the ignition switch is turned off.

    2. Turn the ignition switch to ON. Operate the tilt and telescopic switch to fully extend and lower the steering column.

    3. Turn the ignition switch off.

  3. DISCONNECT CABLE FROM NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL

    CAUTION:

    Wait at least 90 seconds after disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal to disable the SRS system.

    Note


    • w/ Navigation System for HDD:

      After the ignition switch is turned off, the HDD navigation system requires approximately a minute to record various types of memory and settings. As a result, after turning the ignition switch off, wait a minute or more before disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal.

    • When disconnecting the cable, some systems need to be initialized after the cable is reconnected Click here.

  4. REMOVE COMBINATION METER ASSEMBLY


    1. Remove the combination meter assembly Click here.

  5. REMOVE LOWER NO. 2 INSTRUMENT PANEL FINISH PANEL


    1. A00EB81E01
      Text in Illustration
      *1 Protective Tape
      *2 Clamp
      *3 Guide

      Place protective tape as shown in the illustration.

    2. Using a moulding remover B, detach the 2 clips and 5 claws.

    3. Detach the clamp.

    4. Detach the guide near the front of the vehicle and remove the finish panel.

  6. REMOVE LOWER NO. 1 INSTRUMENT PANEL FINISH PANEL


    1. A00E7QBE01
      Text in Illustration
      *1 Protective Tape
      *2 Clamp
      *3 Guide

      Place protective tape as shown in the illustration.

    2. Using a moulding remover B, detach the 2 clips and 5 claws.

    3. Detach the clamp.

    4. Detach the guide near the front of the vehicle and remove the finish panel.

  7. REMOVE NO. 3 BOX PANEL (w/o Console Box Lid)


    1. A003B2YE02
      Text in Illustration
      *1 Protective Tape

      Place protective tape as shown in the illustration.

    2. Using a moulding remover, detach the 6 clips and remove the box panel.

  8. REMOVE NO. 3 BOX PANEL (w/ Console Box Lid)


    1. Place protective tape as shown in the illustration.

      A006SZ5E02
      Text in Illustration
      *1 Protective Tape
    2. Using a moulding remover B, detach the 6 clips and remove the box panel.

  9. REMOVE INSTRUMENT PANEL FINISH PANEL END LH


    1. Using a moulding remover B, detach the 4 clips and 5 claws and remove the panel end.

      A00E7Y2E01
  10. REMOVE INSTRUMENT PANEL FINISH PANEL END RH (for LHD)


    1. A00E70T

      Using a moulding remover B, detach the 4 clips and 5 claws and remove the panel end.

  11. REMOVE GLOVE COMPARTMENT DOOR ASSEMBLY


    1. A00EALW

      Slightly bend the upper part of the glove compartment door to release the 2 stoppers and open the glove compartment door until it is horizontal.

    2. A00E8AE

      Pull the glove compartment door toward the rear of the vehicle to detach the 2 hinges and remove the glove compartment door.

  12. REMOVE INSTRUMENT PANEL FINISH PANEL END RH (for RHD)


    1. w/o TOYOTA Parking Assist-sensor System:


      1. Using a moulding remover B, detach the 4 clips and 5 claws and remove the panel end.

    2. w/ TOYOTA Parking Assist-sensor System:


      1. Using a moulding remover B, detach the 4 clips and 5 claws.

      2. Remove the panel end and then disconnect the connector.

        A00E8WSE01
  13. REMOVE CENTER INSTRUMENT PANEL REGISTER ASSEMBLY WITH FINISH PANEL (for Audio, HDD Navigation System)


    1. A00E6R6E01
      Text in Illustration
      *1 Protective Tape

      Place protective tape as shown in the illustration.

    2. Using a moulding remover B, detach the 2 clips and hook.

    3. A00E7A7

      Detach the 3 claws and 3 hooks.

    4. Detach the 6 clips.

    5. A00EA2S

      Remove the panel register. Then disconnect the connector and detach the clamp.

  14. REMOVE CENTER INSTRUMENT PANEL REGISTER ASSEMBLY WITH FINISH PANEL (for Audio-less, DVD Navigation System)


    1. A00EAP7E01
      Text in Illustration
      *1 Protective Tape

      Place protective tape as shown in the illustration.

    2. Using a moulding remover B, detach the 2 clips and hook.

    3. A00E73U

      Detach the 3 claws and 3 hooks.

    4. Detach the 2 clips.

    5. A00EA2S

      Remove the panel register. Then disconnect the connector and detach the clamp.

  15. REMOVE INSTRUMENT SIDE PANEL LH


    1. A00E8IKE01
      Text in Illustration
      *1 Protective Tape

      Place protective tape as shown in the illustration.

    2. Using a moulding remover B, detach the 3 clips and 4 claws.

    3. A00E91Q

      Detach the 2 hooks and remove the side panel.

  16. REMOVE INSTRUMENT SIDE PANEL RH


    1. A00EB64E01
      Text in Illustration
      *1 Protective Tape

      Place protective tape as shown in the illustration.

    2. Using a moulding remover B, detach the 3 clips and 4 claws.

    3. A00E9FJE01
      Text in Illustration
      *1 w/ Airbag Cut Off Switch Cylinder

      w/ Airbag Cut Off Switch Cylinder:


      1. Disconnect the connector.

    4. Detach the 2 hooks and remove the side panel.

  17. REMOVE FRONT PILLAR GARNISH LH (for Sedan)

    A00EB2JE01
    Text in Illustration
    *1 Front Pillar Garnish Clip

    1. Pull the upper part of the garnish toward the inside of the cabin and detach the 2 clips.

      Tech Tips

      Make the front pillar garnish hang down from the front pillar garnish clip.

    2. A00E6XVE01
      Text in Illustration
      *1 Front Pillar Garnish Clip
      *2 Protective Tape

      Turn the end of the front pillar garnish clip 90° with needle-nosed pliers and remove it from the front pillar garnish.

      Note


      • Front pillar garnish clips are reusable if they are not removed from the vehicle and have no damage.

      • Replace the front pillar garnish clips with new ones if they are removed from the vehicle.

      Tech Tips

      Tape the needle-nosed pliers tip before use.

    3. Detach the 2 guides and remove the front pillar garnish.

    4. A00EAAQE01
      Text in Illustration
      *1 Curtain Shield Airbag Assembly
      *2 Adhesive Tape
      *3 Protective Cover

      w/ Curtain Shield Airbag:

      Protect the curtain shield airbag assembly.


      1. Completely cover the airbag with a cloth or nylon sheet and secure the ends of the cover with adhesive tape as shown in the illustration.

        Note

        Cover the curtain shield airbag with a protective cover as soon as the front pillar garnish is removed.

  18. REMOVE FRONT PILLAR GARNISH LH (for Wagon)

    A00EB2JE01
    Text in Illustration
    *1 Front Pillar Garnish Clip

    1. Pull the upper part of the garnish toward the inside of the cabin and detach the 2 clips.

      Tech Tips

      Make the front pillar garnish hang down from the front pillar garnish clip.

    2. A00E6XVE01
      Text in Illustration
      *1 Front Pillar Garnish Clip
      *2 Protective Tape

      Turn the end of the front pillar garnish clip 90° with needle-nosed pliers and remove it from the front pillar garnish.

      Note


      • Front pillar garnish clips are reusable if they are not removed from the vehicle and have no damage.

      • Replace the front pillar garnish clips with new ones if they are removed from the vehicle.

      Tech Tips

      Tape the needle-nosed pliers tip before use.

    3. Detach the 2 guides and remove the front pillar garnish.

    4. A00EAAQE01
      Text in Illustration
      *1 Curtain Shield Airbag Assembly
      *2 Adhesive Tape
      *3 Protective Cover

      Protect the curtain shield airbag assembly.


      1. Completely cover the airbag with a cloth or nylon sheet and secure the ends of the cover with adhesive tape as shown in the illustration.

        Note

        Cover the curtain shield airbag with a protective cover as soon as the front pillar garnish is removed.

  19. REMOVE FRONT PILLAR GARNISH RH (for Sedan)

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  20. REMOVE FRONT PILLAR GARNISH RH (for Wagon)

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  21. REMOVE NO. 2 INSTRUMENT PANEL SPEAKER PANEL SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. A003C6C

      Detach the claws and clips shown in the illustration on the bottom of the panel. Then, using the 2 claws on the side of the panel towards the front of the vehicle as pivot points, lift up the panel in the direction indicated by the arrow in the illustration until the speaker connector can be disconnected.

    2. A003EA8

      Disconnect the connector and remove the panel together with the speaker.

  22. REMOVE NO. 2 INSTRUMENT PANEL SPEAKER PANEL SUB-ASSEMBLY (for 11 Speakers)


    1. A00E9TO

      Detach the 2 clips and 4 claws and remove the speaker panel.

  23. REMOVE NO. 1 INSTRUMENT PANEL SPEAKER PANEL SUB-ASSEMBLY

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the No. 2 instrument panel speaker panel.

  24. REMOVE NO. 1 INSTRUMENT PANEL SPEAKER PANEL SUB-ASSEMBLY (for 11 Speakers)

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the No. 2 instrument panel speaker panel.

  25. REMOVE UPPER INSTRUMENT PANEL SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. Remove the passenger airbag bolt <A>.

    2. Disconnect the connectors and clamps.

      A00EA2JE01
    3. Remove the 3 screws <C>.

    4. Pull up the instrument panel to detach the 6 claws and 4 clips and remove the instrument panel.

      Note

      Be careful not to damage the steering wheel.

      A00EB9P
  26. REMOVE GLOVE COMPARTMENT DOOR LOCK CYLINDER ASSEMBLY (w/ Key Cylinder)

    A00EAQWE01
    Text in Illustration
    *1 Protective Tape
    *2 Stopper

    1. Using a screwdriver, push the stopper of the glove compartment door lock cylinder as shown in the illustration and remove the glove compartment door lock cylinder in the direction of the arrow.

      Tech Tips

      Tape the screwdriver tip before use.