Youll have to remove the headlight-switch knob. Youll find a tab in the back of the headlight knob. Use a screwdriver to push the tab and pull the knob off the switch shaft.
Remove the steering-wheel tilt lever by simply unscrewing it from the column.
Remove the dash fascia by taking out the screws that are located on the front and side of the fascia.
Take your time wiggling the fascia out of the dash because the fascia is plastic. If you break it, you make a simple fix more complicated.
With the fascia removed you can access the dash cluster. Remove the four 7mm screws and lean the top of the cluster forward to access the two connectors on the right side of the cluster.
The connectors can be stubborn, but dont fearthis is about as bad as it gets during this procedure.
With the cluster out of the vehicle and lying face down on a workbench, remove the screws that hold the metal cover on the back of the cluster.
The connector in this dash was pretty bad, so we decided to pull the circuit board and clean the terminals before correcting the problem. The board is held in place by small screws, and removing them gave us access to the terminals for cleaning.
With some contact cleaner on a rag, we cleaned the ground terminal. This is the terminal that causes this situation and it will be the outside terminal. It will be evident which one is the problem, as it will have a black appearance. This must be cleaned off to ensure a good contact when reassembled.
Changing the bulbs in the cluster is simplified by removing the circuit boardthey simply twist out. Be careful not to touch these halogen bulbs! The oil from your fingers will shorten the life of the bulb.
With the terminals clean and new bulbs installed, we reinstall the circuit board. Before installing the metal backing plate, Chris clips a small metal wire and installs it on the spring end of the ground terminal. This ensures that the ground terminal will have a good contact, and that the procedure will not have to be repeated. Make sure the wire isnt too long to keep the connector from clipping in place. Needle-nose pliers work best to install the wire.
Place the metal cover on the back of the cluster and install the parts, reversing the removal procedures. Were done.