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 (Honda) by auhow on 26-03-2012
Repair procedure note: • make sure to attach the sublead and the main lead to the harness with wire ties or electrical tape, and use ept sealer where shown to prevent rattles, slapping, or other noises. • refer to the following image for the names and locations of the am/fm antenna leads: antenna connector sublead audio unit main lead am/fm antenna amplifier 1. Make sure you have the anti-theft codes for the audio system and navigation system (if equipped). 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable, and wait at least 3 minutes before beginning work. 3. Remove the audio unit. • refer to page 23-57 of the 2006–08 ridgeline service manual, or • online, enter keywords audio removal, then select audio unit removal/installation from the list. 4. Remove the glove box. • refer to page 20-85 of the service manual, or • online, enter keyword glove, then select glove box removal/installation from the list. 5. Remove the passenger’s dashboard side cover: • pull out the front door trim as needed. • pry up the lower edge of the passenger’s dashboard side cover at the notch to release the clip. • gently pull the cover out along the edge to release the clips. Front door trim dashboard side cover clips clips notch clip 6. Remove the antenna 3p connector and connector c408 from the metal brackets behind the glove box opening. Antenna connector c408