Filed Under (Uncategorized) by auhow on 11-05-2012
Dashboard / instrument panel: service and repair removal and installation note: removal and installation of the instrument panel is best accomplished by two people. Wiring and circuit protection for routing and connection locations. Removal and installation 1. Position front wheels in the straight ahead position. 2. Disconnect positive battery cable. 3. Remove cluster finish panel, please refer to body and frame/interior trim/dash board/service and repair/ see: 4. 5. 6. 7. Disconnect all electrical connections from steering column switches. Remove two bolts and reinforcement from under steering column. Disengage insulator retainer and remove insulator. Remove four nuts and absorber assembly from under steering column. Caution: do not rotate steering column shaft. 8. Disconnect park brake release cable and wiring connector from park brake and ignition switch wiring connector. 9. Remove four nuts retaining steering column to support, disconnect prndl cable (column shift) and lower column on front seat. Cover front seat to protect from damage. 10. Install lock cylinder to ensure that steering column shaft does not turn.
Filed Under (Uncategorized) by auhow on 07-04-2012
Dashboard / instrument panel: service and repair removal 1. Disconnect the battery ground cable and wait one minute for the backup power supply to be depleted. Warning: the backup power supply energy must be depleted before any air bag component repair is performed. To deplete the backup power supply energy, disconnect the battery ground cable and wait one minute. 2. Remove the floor console. 3. Remove the screw from the center instrument panel finish panel. 4. If equipped, disconnect the power point socket electrical connectors and remove the center instrument panel finish panel. 5. Remove the pushpins and the lh and rh control box side covers. 6. Disconnect the radio antenna lead-in cable from the instrument panel reinforcement. 7. Disconnect the radio antenna lead-in cable. 8. Remove the screws from the transmission control selector dial bezel.5. Remove the pushpins and the lh and rh control box side covers. 6. Disconnect the radio antenna lead-in cable from the instrument panel reinforcement. 7. Disconnect the radio antenna lead-in cable. 8. Remove the screws from the transmission control selector dial bezel.
Filed Under (Honda) by auhow on 30-03-2012
2006 ridgeline – dashboard center lower cover removal/installation special tools required ktc trim tool set sojatp2014* *available through the american honda tool and equipment program; call 888-424-6857 srs components are located in this area. Review the srs component locations and the precautions and procedures before doing repairs or service. Note: take care not to scratch the dashboard and related parts. use the appropriate tool from the ktc trim tool set to avoid damage when prying components. 1. From under the dash, detach the clips, release the guide (a), then remove the driver’s console side trim (b) and passenger’s console side trim (c). 2. Open the center lower pocket (a), and remove it by pulling the bottom of it up. 3. Remove the dashboard center lower cover (a). -1 remove the screws (b). -2 pull out the cover to release the clips (c, d). -3 disconnect the seat heater connectors (e) (for some models) and accessory socket connectors (f). 4. Install the cover in the reverse order of removal, and note these items: check if the clips are damaged or stress-whitened, and if necessary, replace them with new ones. make sure the each connector is plugged in properly. push the clips into place securely.
Filed Under (Acura) by auhow on 26-03-2012
Repair procedure 1. Remove the windshield. • refer to page 20-21 of the 2002–2006 rsx service manual, or • online, enter keyword windshield, then select windshield replacement from the list. 2. Cut 18 pieces of wool felt (20 mm x 30 mm). 3. Apply a piece of masking tape across the top of the dashboard just in front of the defroster vent. Slightly lift up on the dashboard, and feel the underside to locate each rib. Using a felt-tip marker, mark the masking tape where each rib is located. 4. Remove the backing paper from one piece of wool felt. Stick the edge of the piece of wool felt to your thumb. Using the mark on the tape as a reference point, slightly pull up on the instrument panel with your other hand, and slide the felt under the leading edge of the rib. Make sure the felt goes between the rubber mat and the rib. Center the piece of felt on the rib, then fold the felt piece over the sides of the rib. Make sure the felt sticks firmly to the rib. 20 mm wool felt 5. Repeat the process on the remaining 17 ribs. 6. Reinstall the windshield. Note: allow the glue to cure for 24 hours, then test-drive the vehicle to make sure the creaking noise is gone.
Filed Under (Honda) by auhow on 26-03-2012
2004 accord – dashboard upper panel removal/installation special tools required upper panel/vent removal tool 07aac-sdaa100 note: take care not to scratch the dashboard and related parts. 1. Push the hazard warning switch button (a). Carefully insert a flat-tip screwdriver into the slot (b) below the button, and push down on the center clip. With the special tool and a flat-tip screwdriver 2. Set both ends of the special tool in the center vent openings (a) as shown. While pressing the center clip (b) down, pull the upper panel (c) back with the tool to detach the clips (d). With two flat-tip screwdrivers 3. Carefully insert a flat-tip screwdriver wrapped with tape into the slot (a) on one side of the upper panel (b). While pressing down on the center clip (c), carefully pull out on the side of the panel to detach the clips (d). Repeat this operation on the other side of the panel. 4. Pull the upper panel (a) in the direction shown to release the remaining clips, disconnect the hazard warning switch connector (b), and if equipped, sunlight sensor connector (c) and navigation subdisplay connector (d). Detach the harness clips (e), then remove the upper panel. 5. Install the panel in the reverse order of removal, and make sure each connector is plugged in properly.