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The upper trim pad is removed to gain access to the cluster,
To disable the SIR system
Instrument Panel Upper Trim Pad Replacement (DeVille) Removal Procedure
Caution: This vehicle is equipped with a Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) System. Failure to follow the correct procedure could cause the following conditions:
Remove the fasteners through the defroster grille openings.
Remove the fasteners through the vent openings.
Important: This step refers to the passenger side of the vehicle.
Instrument Cluster Replacement Removal Procedure