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Remove beverage holder by carefully unsnapping front portion using a flat-blade screwdriver. Grasp beverage holder and unsnap from console panel (045A36).
Open ash receptacle (30702) and move gearshift lever (7210) to 1 position.
Grasp console top panel (044D90) and pull rearward to unsnap from console center finish panel. Remove electrical connectors from cigar lighter socket and retainer (15055) and lamp assembly.
Remove console top panel from vehicle.
Follow removal procedure in reverse order.
Instrument Panel Mounted
Disconnect battery ground cable (14301). Refer to Section 14-01.
Open ash receptacle.
At RH rear of ash receptacle, disconnect electrical connectors to cigar lighter socket and retainer.
Depress locking tab on LH rear and RH rear corners of ash receptacle toward center and pull ash receptacle from instrument panel (04320).
Unscrew retainer from socket and remove cigar lighter socket and retainer.
Follow removal procedure in reverse order