LOWER INSTRUMENT PANEL REMOVAL

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

Tech Tips


  • Use the same procedure for RHD and LHD vehicles.

  • The procedure listed below is for RHD vehicles.

The necessary procedures (adjustment, calibration, initialization or registration) that must be performed after parts are removed, installed or replaced during the lower instrument panel removal/installation are shown below.

Necessary Procedures after parts removed / installed / replaced
Replacement Part or Procedure Necessary Procedures Effects / Inoperative when not Performed Link
Disconnect cable from negative battery terminal

w/ Power Back Door System:

Reset back door close position

Power door lock control system

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CAUTION:

Some of these service operations affect the SRS airbag system. Read the precautionary notices concerning the SRS airbag system before servicing.

B003NO4

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PROCEDURE


  1. TABLE OF BOLT, SCREW, NUT AND CLIP

    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.

    B003N8RE01
  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.

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  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.

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  4. REMOVE UPPER INSTRUMENT PANEL SUB-ASSEMBLY

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  5. REMOVE CONSOLE BOX ASSEMBLY

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  6. REMOVE HEADLIGHT DIMMER SWITCH ASSEMBLY

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  7. REMOVE NO. 2 RADIO BRACKET (w/o Audio, w/o Cover)


    1. B003PZH

      Remove the 2 screws and No. 2 radio bracket.

  8. REMOVE NO. 1 RADIO BRACKET (w/o Audio, w/o Cover)


    1. B003SFY

      Remove the 2 screws and No. 1 radio bracket.

  9. REMOVE RADIO TUNER OPENING COVER (w/o Audio, w/ Cover)


    1. B003M3U

      Remove the 4 screws and radio tuner opening cover.

  10. REMOVE RADIO RECEIVER ASSEMBLY (w/ Audio, for Radio Receiver Type)

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  11. REMOVE RADIO AND DISPLAY RECEIVER ASSEMBLY (w/ Audio, for Radio and Display Type)

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  12. REMOVE NAVIGATION RECEIVER ASSEMBLY (w/ Navigation System)

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  13. REMOVE CONTROL KNOB SUB-ASSEMBLY (for Manual Air Conditioning System)

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  14. REMOVE INTEGRATION PANEL SUB-ASSEMBLY (for Manual Air Conditioning System)

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  15. REMOVE AIR CONDITIONING CONTROL ASSEMBLY (for Automatic Air Conditioning System)

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  16. REMOVE LOWER INSTRUMENT COVER SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. except 4WD:


      1. B003P3NC01
        B003QBX Place Hands Here
        B003OFB Remove in this Direction

        Place your hands at the position shown in the illustration and pull as shown to detach the clip.

      2. Disconnect the connector and remove the lower instrument cover sub-assembly.

    2. for 4WD:


      1. B003LFXC01
        B003QBX Place Hands Here
        B003OFB Remove in this Direction

        Place your hands at the position shown in the illustration and pull as shown to detach the clip.

      2. Disconnect the connector and remove the lower instrument cover sub-assembly.

  17. REMOVE NO. 2 SWITCH HOLE BASE


    1. B003MOYC01
      *a Protective Tape

      Put protective tape around the No. 2 switch hole base.

    2. B003KGOC01
      B003QBX Place Hands Here
      B003OFB Remove in this Direction

      Place your hands at the position shown in the illustration and pull as shown to detach the clip and remove the No. 2 switch hole base.

    3. for Automatic Air Conditioning System:

      Disconnect the cooler thermistor connector and hose and remove the No. 2 switch hole base.

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


    1. B003RXJC01
      *a Screw <A>

      Remove the 2 screws <A>.

    2. B003J7MC01
      B003QBX Place Hands Here
      B003OFB Remove in this Direction

      Place your hands at the position shown in the illustration and pull as shown to detach the clip, claw and guide.

    3. Detach the claw and disconnect the DLC3 and remove the No. 1 instrument panel under cover sub-assembly.

  19. REMOVE LOWER NO. 1 INSTRUMENT PANEL AIRBAG ASSEMBLY

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


    1. B003LJAC01
      B003OFB Remove in this Direction

      Detach the claw and pull as shown in the illustration.

    2. B003QTRC01
      B003OFB Remove in this Direction

      Pull as shown in the illustration, detach the guide and remove the No. 2 instrument panel under cover sub-assembly.

  21. REMOVE GLOVE COMPARTMENT DOOR ASSEMBLY


    1. B003MYMC01
      B003OFB Remove in this Direction

      Twist the glove door stopper pin as shown in the illustration and remove it.

      Tech Tips

      Use the same procedure for both glove door stopper pins.

    2. B003KQN

      Open the glove compartment door assembly, detach the claw and disconnect the glove compartment door stopper sub-assembly.

      Tech Tips

      Pull diagonally to remove the glove compartment door stopper sub-assembly.

    3. B003RUAC01
      B003OFB Remove in this Direction

      Pull as shown in the illustration to detach the hinge and remove the glove compartment door assembly.

  22. REMOVE GLOVE COMPARTMENT DOOR STOPPER SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. B003M1V

      Detach the claw and remove the glove compartment door stopper sub-assembly.

  23. REMOVE LOWER INSTRUMENT PANEL SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. Detach the clamp and disconnect the illumination light.

    2. Remove the 7 screws <B>, 2 bolts <C> and screw <D>.

    3. Detach the guide and disconnect the connector.

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      *a Clamp *b Illumination Light
      *c Screw <B> *d Bolt <C>
      *e Screw <D> *f Guide
    4. B003PVH

      Detach the claw and guide to disconnect the hood lock control lever sub-assembly and fuel lid lock open lever.

    5. B003LBW

      Disconnect the hood lock control cable and fuel lid lock open cable and remove the lower instrument panel sub-assembly.