300, 300C & Magnum 2006-2008, Charger 2006-2008

Headliner

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Removal & Installation



Sedans
  1. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
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  3. Remove the trim from both upper A-pillars, as follows:
    1. Using a trim stick or another suitable wide flat-bladed tool, carefully pry the upper end of the A-pillar trim rearward from the inside of the A-pillar far enough to disengage the two spring clip retainers that secure the trim to the slots in the pillar.
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    3. Disengage the base of the A-pillar trim from the end of the instrument panel top cover.
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    5. Remove the A-pillar trim from the vehicle.
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  5. Disengage the headliner wire harnesses from the retainers on each inner A-pillar and disconnect the connectors (11) from the body wire harness connectors near the base of each A-pillar.
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  7. Remove the trim from both upper B-pillars, as follows:
    1. Loosen the front door sill portion of the lower cowl trim at the rear of the front door opening for access to the forward lower B-pillar trim screw..
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    3. Loosen the front of the scuff plate trim from the rear door sill for access to the rearward lower B-pillar trim screw.
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    5. Move aside the seat belt webbing to access and remove the two screws that secure the upper end of the lower B-pillar trim to the inside of the B-pillar.
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    7. Remove the two screws that secure the lower end of the B-pillar trim to the front and rear door sills.
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    9. Disengage the seat belt webbing from the slot in the upper end of the lower B-pillar trim through the slit in the trim and remove the trim from the inside of the B-pillar.
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    11. Unsnap and remove the trim cover from the seat belt turning loop on the inside of the upper B-pillar.
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    13. Remove the screw that secures the turning loop to the seat belt height adjuster on the upper B-pillar.
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    15. Lower the seat belt and turning loop from the B-pillar.
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    17. Remove the screw that secures the lower end of the upper trim to the inside of the B-pillar.
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    19. Using a trim stick or another suitable wide flat-bladed tool, carefully pry the lower end of the upper B-pillar trim away from the inside of the B-pillar far enough to disengage the two spring clip retainers that secure the trim to the slots in the pillar.
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    21. Lift the lower end of the upper trim upward to disengage the locator tab from the locator hole and remove the trim from the inside of the B-pillar.
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  9. Remove the trim from both upper C-pillars, as follows:
    1. Remove the rear seat cushion from the vehicle.
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    3. Remove the rear seat back side bolster from the quarter inner panel.
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    5. Remove the screw that secures the upper end of the lower C-pillar trim to the rear shelf panel.
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    7. Remove the two screws that secure the lower C-pillar trim to the quarter inner panel.
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    9. Remove the lower C-pillar trim from the quarter inner panel.
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    11. Remove the screw that secures the outboard rear seat belt lower anchor to the quarter inner panel.
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    13. Using a trim stick or another suitable wide flat-bladed tool, carefully pry the upper edge of the upper C-pillar trim (3) away from the quarter inner panel far enough to disengage the upper spring clip retainers that secure the trim to the slots in the quarter inner panel and (if equipped) the curtain airbag support.
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    15. Rotate the upper edge of the upper C-pillar trim downward to disengage the locator pin on the back of the panel from the locator hole in the quarter inner panel.
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    17. Pull the outboard rear seat belt webbing and lower anchor through the slot in the upper C-pillar trim.
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    19. Carefully pry the lower edge of the upper C-pillar trim away from the quarter inner panel far enough to disengage the lower spring clip retainers that secure the trim to the slots in the quarter inner panel and remove the trim from the vehicle.
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  11. If the vehicle is so equipped, remove the overhead console from the center of the headliner (1) near the windshield header (3), as follows:
    1. Pull downward on the sides of the overhead console housing firmly and evenly to disengage the snap clips from the overhead console bracket.
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    3. Lower the overhead console from the headliner far enough to access the wire harness connectors (2).
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    5. Disconnect the roof wire harness connectors (2) from the overhead console wire harness connector.
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    7. Remove the overhead console from the headliner.
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  13. If the vehicle is so equipped, disconnect the electro-chromic (automatic dimming) and/or the telematic (hands-free phone) mirror takeout(s) and connector(s) of the headliner wire harness from the connector receptacle(s) on the back (windshield side) of the inside rear view mirror housing.
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  15. Remove both sun visors and both visor receptacles from the headliner near the windshield header.
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  17. Remove both grab handle/coat hook/rear dome/reading lamp units from the headliner at the inner rear roof side rails (4).
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  19. If the vehicle is so equipped, remove the trim welt from the headliner sunroof opening.
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  21. Fold down both rear seat backs.
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  23. Recline both front seat backs.
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  25. Carefully pull the headliner downward at the windshield header far enough to disengage the spring clip retainers at each sun visor mounting location (2), at each visor receptacle location (9), and at the overhead console location (10).
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  27. Carefully pull the headliner downward at the inner rear roof side rails far enough to disengage the spring clip retainers at each grab handle location (5).
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  29. Carefully pull the headliner downward near the center of the rear roof header (7) far enough to disengage the rear spring clip retainer (8).
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  31. If the vehicle is equipped with a sunroof, reach between the headliner and the roof panel from the right rear door opening to access and disconnect the sunroof jumper wire connector from the headliner wire harness sunroof take out and connector (6).
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  33. Carefully bow the headliner longitudinally as necessary to remove the unit through the right rear door opening.

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    Fig. View of the sedan headliner components

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To install:

  1. Carefully bow the headliner (1) longitudinally as necessary to position the unit into the vehicle through the right rear door opening.
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  3. If the vehicle is equipped with a sunroof, reach between the headliner and the roof panel from the right rear door opening to access and reconnect the sunroof jumper wire connector to the headliner wire harness sunroof take out and connector (6).
    NOTE
    In order to ease installation and ensure proper headliner positioning it is important to install the headliner spring clip retainers in the correct sequence as follows.

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  5. Position the spring clip at the right visor receptacle location (9) to the appropriate hole in the windshield header (3) and press firmly and evenly upward on the headliner over the retainer location until it snaps into place.
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  7. Position the rear spring clip retainer (8) to the appropriate hole near the center of the rear roof header (7) and press firmly and evenly upward on the headliner over the retainer location until it snaps into place.
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  9. Position the two spring clip retainers at each grab handle location (5) to the appropriate holes in the inner rear roof side rails (4) and press firmly and evenly upward on the headliner over each retainer location until it snaps into place.
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  11. Position the spring clip retainers at each sun visor mounting location (2), at the left visor receptacle location (9), and at the overhead console location (10) to the appropriate holes in the windshield header and press firmly and evenly upward on the headliner over each retainer location until it snaps into place.
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  13. If the vehicle is so equipped, reinstall the trim welt onto the headliner sunroof opening.
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  15. Reinstall both grab handle/coat hook/rear dome/reading lamp units into the headliner at the inner rear roof side rails.
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  17. Reinstall both sun visors and both visor receptacles onto the headliner near the windshield header.
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  19. If the vehicle is so equipped, reconnect the electro-chromic (automatic dimming) and/or the telematic (hands-free phone) mirror takeout and connector of the headliner wire harness to the connector receptacle(s) on the back (windshield side) of the inside rear view mirror housing.
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  21. If the vehicle is so equipped, reinstall the overhead console to the center of the headliner near the windshield header, in the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  23. Reinstall the trim onto both upper C-pillars, in the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  25. Reinstall the trim onto both upper B-pillars, in the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  27. Engage the headliner wire harnesses into the retainers on each inner A-pillar and reconnect the connectors (11) to the body wire harness connectors near the base of each A-pillar. Be certain the harnesses are not twisted and that the connectors are both fully engaged.
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  29. Reinstall the trim onto both upper A-pillars, in the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  31. Reconnect the battery negative cable.
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Wagon
  1. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the trim from both upper A-pillars, as follows:
    1. Using a trim stick or another suitable wide flat-bladed tool, carefully pry the upper end of the A-pillar trim rearward from the inside of the A-pillar far enough to disengage the two spring clip retainers that secure the trim to the slots in the pillar.
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    3. Disengage the base of the A-pillar trim from the end of the instrument panel top cover.
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    5. Remove the A-pillar trim from the vehicle.
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  5. Disengage the headliner wire harnesses from the retainers on each inner A-pillar and disconnect the connectors (11) from the body wire harness connectors near the base of each A-pillar.
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  7. Remove the trim from both upper B-pillars, as follows:
    1. Loosen the front door sill portion of the lower cowl trim at the rear of the front door opening for access to the forward lower B-pillar trim screw..
    2.  
    3. Loosen the front of the scuff plate trim from the rear door sill for access to the rearward lower B-pillar trim screw.
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    5. Move aside the seat belt webbing to access and remove the two screws that secure the upper end of the lower B-pillar trim to the inside of the B-pillar.
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    7. Remove the two screws that secure the lower end of the B-pillar trim to the front and rear door sills.
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    9. Disengage the seat belt webbing from the slot in the upper end of the lower B-pillar trim through the slit in the trim and remove the trim from the inside of the B-pillar.
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    11. Unsnap and remove the trim cover from the seat belt turning loop on the inside of the upper B-pillar.
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    13. Remove the screw that secures the turning loop to the seat belt height adjuster on the upper B-pillar.
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    15. Lower the seat belt and turning loop from the B-pillar.
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    17. Remove the screw that secures the lower end of the upper trim to the inside of the B-pillar.
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    19. Using a trim stick or another suitable wide flat-bladed tool, carefully pry the lower end of the upper B-pillar trim away from the inside of the B-pillar far enough to disengage the two spring clip retainers that secure the trim to the slots in the pillar.
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    21. Lift the lower end of the upper trim upward to disengage the locator tab from the locator hole and remove the trim from the inside of the B-pillar.
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  9. Remove the trim from both upper C-pillars, as follows:
    1. Remove the rear seat cushion from the vehicle.
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    3. Remove the rear seat back side bolster from the quarter inner panel.
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    5. Remove the screw that secures the upper end of the lower C-pillar trim to the rear shelf panel.
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    7. Remove the two screws that secure the lower C-pillar trim to the quarter inner panel.
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    9. Remove the lower C-pillar trim from the quarter inner panel.
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    11. Loosen the front edge of the quarter trim panel from the inside of the lower C-pillar.
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    13. Remove the screw that secures the lower end of the upper C-pillar trim to the quarter inner panel.
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    15. Using a trim stick or another suitable wide flat-bladed tool, carefully pry the rear edge of the upper C-pillar trim away from the quarter inner panel far enough to disengage the upper spring clip retainer that secures the trim to the slot in the quarter inner panel.
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    17. Pull the lower edge of the upper C-pillar trim away and down to disengage the locator tab on the back of the panel from the locator hole in the quarter inner panel.
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    19. Remove the upper C-pillar trim from the vehicle.
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  11. Remove the trim from both upper D-pillars, as follows:
    1. Remove the trim plate from the upper liftgate opening header.
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    3. Loosen the rear edge of the quarter trim panel from the inside of the lower D-pillar.
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    5. Using a trim stick or another suitable wide flat-bladed tool, carefully pry the upper edge of the upper D-pillar trim away from the headliner far enough to disengage the two upper spring clip retainers that secure the trim to the slots in the upper liftgate opening header and the inside of the D-pillar.
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    7. Using a trim stick or another suitable wide flat-bladed tool, carefully pry the lower half of the upper D-pillar trim away from the D-pillar far enough to disengage the two lower spring clip retainers that secure the trim to the slots in the pillar.
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    9. Disengage the lower edge of the upper D-pillar trim from under the quarter trim panel.
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    11. Remove the upper D-pillar trim from the vehicle.
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  13. If the vehicle is so equipped, remove the overhead console from the center of the headliner near the windshield header, as follows:
    1. Pull downward on the sides of the overhead console housing firmly and evenly to disengage the snap clips from the overhead console bracket.
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    3. Lower the overhead console from the headliner far enough to access the wire harness connectors.
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    5. Disconnect the roof wire harness connectors from the overhead console wire harness connector.
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    7. Remove the overhead console from the headliner.
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  15. If the vehicle is so equipped, disconnect the electro-chromic (automatic dimming) and/or the telematic (hands-free phone) mirror takeout(s) and connector(s) of the headliner wire harness from the connector receptacle(s) on the back (windshield side) of the inside rear view mirror housing.
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  17. Remove both sun visors and both visor receptacles from the headliner near the windshield header.
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  19. Remove both grab handle/coat hook/rear dome/reading lamp units from the headliner at the inner rear roof side rails (4).
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  21. If the vehicle is so equipped, remove the trim welt from the headliner sunroof opening.
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  23. Fold down both rear seat backs.
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  25. Recline both front seat backs.
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  27. Carefully pull the headliner downward at the windshield header far enough to disengage the spring clip retainers at each sun visor mounting location (2), at each visor receptacle location (9), and at the overhead console location (10).
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  29. Carefully pull the headliner downward at the inner rear roof side rails far enough to disengage the spring clip retainers at each grab handle location (5).
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  31. Carefully pull the headliner downward near the center of the liftgate opening header (7) far enough to disengage the rear spring clip retainer (8).
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  33. If the vehicle is equipped with a sunroof, reach between the headliner and the roof panel from the right rear door opening to access and disconnect the sunroof jumper wire connector from the headliner wire harness sunroof take out and connector (6).
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  35. Carefully bow the headliner longitudinally as necessary to remove the unit through the liftgate opening.

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    Fig. View of the wagon headliner components

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To install:

  1. Carefully bow the headliner (1) longitudinally as necessary to position the unit into the vehicle through the liftgate opening.
  2.  
  3. If the vehicle is equipped with a sunroof, reach between the headliner and the roof panel from the right rear door opening to access and reconnect the sunroof jumper wire connector to the headliner wire harness sunroof take out and connector (6).
    NOTE
    In order to ease installation and ensure proper headliner positioning it is important to install the headliner spring clip retainers in the correct sequence as follows.

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  5. Position the spring clip at the right visor receptacle location (9) to the appropriate hole in the windshield header (3) and press firmly and evenly upward on the headliner over the retainer location until it snaps into place.
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  7. Position the rear spring clip retainer (8) to the appropriate hole near the center of the liftgate opening header (7) and press firmly and evenly upward on the headliner over the retainer location until it snaps into place.
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  9. Position the two spring clip retainers at each grab handle location (5) to the appropriate holes in the inner rear roof side rails (4) and press firmly and evenly upward on the headliner over each retainer location until it snaps into place.
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  11. Position the spring clip retainers at each sun visor mounting location (2), at the left visor receptacle location (9), and at the overhead console location (10) to the appropriate holes in the windshield header and press firmly and evenly upward on the headliner over each retainer location until it snaps into place.
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  13. If the vehicle is so equipped, reinstall the trim welt onto the headliner sunroof opening.
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  15. Reinstall both grab handle/coat hook/rear dome/reading lamp units into the headliner at the inner rear roof side rails.
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  17. Reinstall both sun visors and both visor receptacles onto the headliner near the windshield header.
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  19. If the vehicle is so equipped, reconnect the electro-chromic (automatic dimming) and/or the telematic (hands-free phone) mirror takeout and connector of the headliner wire harness to the connector receptacle(s) on the back (windshield side) of the inside rear view mirror housing.
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  21. If the vehicle is so equipped, reinstall the overhead console to the center of the headliner near the windshield header, in the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  23. Reinstall the trim onto both upper D-pillars, in the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  25. Reinstall the trim onto both upper C-pillars, in the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  27. Reinstall the trim onto both upper B-pillars, in the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  29. Engage the headliner wire harnesses into the retainers on each inner A-pillar and reconnect the connectors (11) to the body wire harness connectors near the base of each A-pillar. Be certain the harnesses are not twisted and that the connectors are both fully engaged.
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  31. Reinstall the trim onto both upper A-pillars, in the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  33. Reconnect the battery negative cable
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