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    Honda Accord/Prelude 1984-1995 Repair Guide

    Headliner

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    REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



    Replacing the headliner requires substantial disassembly of interior trim panels and components. Use great care not to damage or break any of the panels. Pay attention to the placement of screws, clips and washers when reinstalling the panels.

    1984-85 Accord
    1. If equipped, remove the sunroof winder handle.
    2.  
    3. Remove the dome light.
    4.  
    5. Remove the inner rear view mirror and both sunvisors.
    6.  
    7. Remove the three grab handles.
    8.  
    9. Disconnect the right and left upper anchors for the seat belts.
    10.  
    11. Remove all the trim surrounding each door opening.
    12.  
    13. Remove the trim from the right and left windshield pillars.
    14.  
    15. Remove the trim from the right and left center pillars.
    16.  
    17. Remove the trim from the upper quarter or sail panels at the rear of the passenger compartment.
    18.  
    19. If equipped, remove the sunroof molding.
    20.  
    21. On hatchbacks, remove the upper tailgate molding.
    22.  
    23. Remove the headliner trim.
    24.  
    25. Remove the headliner from the car carefully, taking care not to damage seats, other interior components or the headliner itself.
    26.  

    To install:
    1. Fit the headliner into the car and lift it into position. Secure it in place, making sure all the clips are engaged.
    2.  
    3. Install the headliner trim or hatchback upper molding.
    4.  
    5. Install the sunroof molding.
    6.  
    7. Install the quarter panel trim pieces.
    8.  
    9. Install the center pillar and front pillar trim.
    10.  
    11. Reinstall the trim surrounding each door.
    12.  
    13. Secure the upper seat belt mounting points. Make certain the belts move freely and do not bind or twist.
    14.  
    15. Install the grab handles.
    16.  
    17. Install the sunvisors and mirror.
    18.  
    19. Install the dome light.
    20.  
    21. If applicable, install the sunroof winder handle.
    22.  

    1984-91 Prelude and 1986-89 Accord

    See Figure 1

    1. Remove the sunvisors and grab handles.
    2.  
    3. Remove the rear view mirror and base.
    4.  
    5. If the high-mount rear brake lamp is positioned on the upper edge of the rear window, remove it.
    6.  
    7. Remove the front pillar trim.
    8.  
    9. Remove the dome light.
    10.  
    11. Remove the rear quarter window trim panel from all Preludes and Accord hatchbacks.
    12.  
    13. Remove the rear roof trim.
    14.  



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    Fig. Fig. 1: Headliner assembly used on 1984-91 Prelude; Accord similar

    1. If equipped, remove the sunroof trim.
    2.  
    3. Remove the headliner from the car carefully, taking care not to damage seats, other interior components or the headliner itself.
    4.  

    To install:
    1. Fit the headliner into the car and lift it into position. Secure it in place, making sure all the clips are engaged.
    2.  
    3. Install the sunroof trim.
    4.  
    5. Install the rear roof trim.
    6.  
    7. Install the quarter panel trim if it was removed. Make certain the panels align and are secure.
    8.  
    9. Install the dome light.
    10.  
    11. Install the front pillar trim.
    12.  
    13. Install the rear view mirror and base. Install the sun visors.
    14.  

    1990-95 Accord and 1992-95 Prelude
    1. Remove the sunvisors.
    2.  
    3. Remove the dome light.
    4.  
    5. Remove the rear view mirror.
    6.  
    7. Carefully remove the front pillar trims.
    8.  
    9. On sedan models, remove the rear pillar trim panels.
    10.  
    11. If equipped, remove the sunroof trim.
    12.  
    13. Remove the grab handles.
    14.  
    15. Remove the rear roof side trim panels.
    16.  
    17. Remove the rear seat.
    18.  
    19. Remove the right front seat.
    20.  
    21. Fully recline the driver's seat.
    22.  
    23. Remove the front and rear clips. Remove the headliner. Do not bend the liner and be careful not to damage any interior components.
    24.  
    25. Remove the headliner through the right door opening.
    26.  

    To install:
    1. Carefully fit the headliner into the car through the right door. Lift it into position and secure the front and rear clips.
    2.  
    3. Install the two mounting screws.
    4.  
    5. Install the front right seat and the rear seat.
    6.  
    7. Install the rear roof side trim panels.
    8.  
    9. Install the grab handles.
    10.  
    11. If equipped with sunroof, install the sunroof trim.
    12.  
    13. Install the rear pillar trim if it was removed.
    14.  
    15. install the front pillar trim panels.
    16.  
    17. Install the rear view mirror and dome light.
    18.  
    19. Install the sunvisors.
    20.  

     
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