LOWER INSTRUMENT PANEL REMOVAL

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

Tech Tips


  • Use the same procedure for RHD and LHD vehicles.

  • The procedure listed below is for LHD vehicles.

PROCEDURE


  1. TABLE OF BOLT, SCREW AND NUT

    Tech Tips

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

    A00591VE02
  2. PRECAUTION

    Note

    After turning the ignition switch off, waiting time may be required before disconnecting the cable from the battery terminal. Therefore, make sure to read the disconnecting the cable from the battery terminal notice before proceeding with work Click here.

  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

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

  4. REMOVE UPPER INSTRUMENT PANEL SUB-ASSEMBLY

    Click here

  5. REMOVE CONSOLE BOX ASSEMBLY

    Click here

  6. REMOVE HEADLIGHT DIMMER SWITCH ASSEMBLY

    Click here

  7. REMOVE NO. 1 SWITCH HOLE BASE


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      *1 Protective Tape

      for LHD:


      1. Put protective tape around the No. 1 switch hole base.

      2. Detach the 4 clips and 2 claws.

      3. Disconnect the connectors and remove the No. 1 switch hole base.

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      *1 Protective Tape

      for RHD:


      1. Put protective tape around the No. 1 switch hole base.

      2. Detach the 4 clips and 2 claws.

      3. Disconnect the connectors and remove the No. 1 switch hole base.

  8. REMOVE NO. 1 INSTRUMENT PANEL UNDER COVER SUB-ASSEMBLY


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      *1 Screw <A>

      Remove the 2 screws <A>.

    2. Detach the claw and guide.

    3. Disconnect the connector and remove the No. 1 instrument panel under cover sub-assembly.

  9. REMOVE NO. 2 INSTRUMENT PANEL UNDER COVER SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. A0056A9

      Detach the 3 claws and guide.

    2. Disconnect the connector and remove the No. 2 instrument panel under cover sub-assembly.

  10. REMOVE LOWER NO. 1 INSTRUMENT PANEL AIRBAG ASSEMBLY

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  11. REMOVE COIN BOX ASSEMBLY


    1. A0053TQ

      Slightly bend the upper part of the coin box assembly to release the 2 stoppers and open the coin box assembly until it is horizontal.

    2. A0057I3

      Pull the coin box toward the rear of the vehicle to detach the 2 hinges and remove the coin box assembly.

  12. REMOVE STEREO OPENING COVER WITH AIR CONDITIONING CONTROL ASSEMBLY (w/o Audio)


    1. A0058YJ

      Remove the 4 screws.

    2. Detach the 2 clips.

    3. Disconnect the connector and remove the stereo opening cover with air conditioning control assembly.

  13. REMOVE RADIO RECEIVER ASSEMBLY WITH AIR CONDITIONING CONTROL ASSEMBLY (w/ Audio, for Radio Receiver Type)

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  14. REMOVE RADIO AND DISPLAY RECEIVER ASSEMBLY WITH AIR CONDITIONING CONTROL ASSEMBLY (w/ Audio, for Radio and Display Type)

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  15. REMOVE DEFROSTER NOZZLE ASSEMBLY


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      *1 Clip <B>

      Remove the 2 clips <B>.

    2. Detach the 3 claws and remove the defroster nozzle assembly.

  16. REMOVE NO. 2 HEATER TO REGISTER DUCT


    1. A0052QR

      Detach the guide and remove the No. 2 heater to register duct.

  17. REMOVE FRONT DOOR SCUFF PLATE LH

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  18. REMOVE FRONT DOOR SCUFF PLATE RH

    Click here

  19. REMOVE COWL SIDE TRIM BOARD LH

    Click here

  20. REMOVE COWL SIDE TRIM BOARD RH

    Click here

  21. REMOVE ELECTRIC PARKING BRAKE SWITCH ASSEMBLY

    Click here

  22. REMOVE HOOD LOCK CONTROL LEVER SUB-ASSEMBLY

    Click here

  23. REMOVE LOWER INSTRUMENT PANEL SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. Remove the 9 screws <C>, 2 bolts <D> and screw <E>.

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      *1 Screw <C> *2 Bolt <D>
      *3 Screw <E> - -
    2. Remove the 2 screws.

    3. Detach the clamps.

    4. for Automatic Air Conditioning System:

      Disconnect the cooler (room temperature sensor) thermistor.

    5. Detach the 2 guides and remove the lower instrument panel sub-assembly.

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      *1 Screw *2 Clamp
      *3 Guide - -