How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Goodwrench9124 Your Own Question
Goodwrench9124
Goodwrench9124, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Pontiac
Satisfied Customers: 3432
Experience:  Ase Master Certified, GM Master Certified Tech. Awarded GM Top performer,Hrybrid certified
5720312
Type Your Pontiac Question Here...
Goodwrench9124 is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

2006 Pontiac Grand Prix GXP. HUD stopped working.Took it to

Customer Question

2006 Pontiac Grand Prix GXP. HUD stopped working.Took it to dealer and they want to replace whole unit. But I can see where a spring has come loose and is laying on the top of the unit. I can fix it. can you give me some help on removing the unit so I can replace this spring? [email protected]
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Pontiac
Expert:  Goodwrench9124 replied 7 years ago.
Hello and welcome. are you needing the removal instructions for the hud assembly?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
yes
Expert:  Goodwrench9124 replied 7 years ago.
no problem, give me a few minutes and I will post the info
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
thank you
Expert:  Goodwrench9124 replied 7 years ago.

sorry about the delay. you will have to remove the dash cluster to get to the hud retaing screws

 

 

graphic

 

Use a plastic trim tool to remove the ignition switch bezel.

 

graphic

 

  • Pull the instrument panel (I/P) accessory trim plate rearward slightly for access to the steering column filler.
  • Remove the steering column filler.
  • Tilt the steering wheel to the lowest position.
  • Grasp the edge of the I/P cluster trim plate. Pull rearward to disengage the retainers.
  • Disconnect the electrical connector from the headlamp dimmer switch.
  •  

    graphic

     

  • Disconnect the electrical connector from the driver information display assembly.
  • Remove the driver information display screws.
  • Remove the driver information display.
  •  

    graphic

     

  • Remove the instrument cluster.
  • Remove the windshield pillar garnish moldings.
  • Notice: Use the following method to disengage the Head Up Display (HUD) retainers. Do NOT pry the retainers with a flat-bladed tool or other similar device.

    1. Disengage the I/P upper trim panel retainers on the sides of the HUD.
    2. Disengage the retainer rearward of the HUD.

    Failure to follow this method could break the tab on the HUD.

     

    graphic

    Remove the HUD screw.

     

    graphic

     

    Remove the HUD bolts.

     

     

    graphic