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How do I remove the instrument panel of a 2000 olds intrigue

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How do I remove the instrument panel of a 2000 olds intrigue
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Car
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Auto Mechanic: KBB, Technician replied 8 years ago
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Hello Customer i will post the removal and installation procedures below to aid you. If you have any more questions please ask.

 


Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) - Trim Panel Replacement

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REMOVAL PROCEDURE

  1. Remove the screws from the instrument panel cluster trim plate.
  2. Remove the Steering Column Filler Panel.
  3. Pull out instrument panel cluster trim plate to release from retainers.
  4. Remove the trip odometer and reset switch from the instrument panel cluster trim plate.
  5. Remove the instrument panel cluster trim plate from the instrument panel.

INSTALLATION PROCEDURE

  1. Install the trip odometer and reset switch to the instrument panel cluster trim plate.
  2. Align the instrument panel cluster trim plate to the instrument panel retainers.
  3. Install the instrument panel cluster trim plate. Press into place until fully seated.
  4. Install the screws to the instrument panel cluster trim plate. Tighten Tighten the instrument panel cluster trim plate screws to 2 N.m (18 lb in) .
  5. Install the Steering Column Filler Panel

 

 

 


Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) - Replacement

Notes

REMOVAL PROCEDURE

IMPORTANT: The ignition switch must be in the OFF position when removing the instrument panel cluster.



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  1. Remove the instrument panel cluster trim plate.
  2. Remove the screws from the instrument panel cluster.

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  1. Disconnect the electrical connector from the instrument panel cluster.
  2. Remove the instrument panel cluster from the instrument panel.

INSTALLATION PROCEDURE

 

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  1. Connect the electrical connector to the instrument panel cluster.

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  1. Install the instrument panel cluster to the instrument panel.
  2. Install the screws to instrument panel cluster. Tighten Tighten the instrument panel cluster screws to 2 N.m (18 lb in) .
  3. Install the instrument panel cluster trim plate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Then I can change out the IP lights?
Auto Mechanic: KBB, Technician replied 8 years ago

Yes than the bulbs can be replaced. I will post the removal and installation procedure for that below to.

 

 

 

Instrument cluster bulb Replacement.

Removal Procedure

Remove the instrument panel cluster. Refer to Instrument Cluster Replacement

 

 

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Disconnect the required lamp from the cluster turning counterclockwise.

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Remove the lamp from the cluster

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Remove the bulb from the lamp socket, by pulling out.

 

Installation Procedure

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  • Install the bulb to the lamp socket pressing into place until fully seated.
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    Install the required lamp to the cluster

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  • Connect the required lamp to the cluster turning clockwise.
  • Install the instrument panel cluster. Refer to Instrument Cluster Replacement .
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    Customer reply replied 8 years ago
    ok thanks. i think i know the answer to my next question but - where is the steering column filler panel - and should I be worried about the air bag deploying?
    Auto Mechanic: KBB, Technician replied 8 years ago
    Let find the information you need so i can post it for you. I will be back shortly.
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    Auto Mechanic: KBB, Technician replied 8 years ago

    The steering column filler panel is below the steering column and at knee level. As far as the air bag going off you should be fine but if your worried you can remove the sir fuse located in the fuse panel.

     

     

     

    Steering column filler replacement

    Removal Procedure

    Remove the left instrument panel insulator. Refer to Instrument Panel Insulator Replacement

     

     

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    Remove the instrument panel steering column opening filler by unsnapping the retainers from the instrument panel.

     

     

     

     

    Installation Procedure

     

     

     

     

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  • Install the instrument panel steering column opening filler by snapping to the instrument panel.
  • Install the left instrument panel insulator. Refer to Instrument Panel Insulator Replacement .
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    Hope this has helped you out. Positive feedback is appreciated.

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