Acura Coupes and Sedans 1986-1993 Repair Guide

Dashboard

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION




CAUTION
Disarm the SRS air bag system on vehicles equipped. The SRS system wiring is covered with a yellow sheath. Do not probe or test any of the SRS wiring. Failure to disarm the system prior to working around the wiring or testing the SRS components may result in deployment and personal injury.

1986-89 Integra

See Figures 1 through 5



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Fig. Fig. 1: Remove the switches to gain access to the mounting screws-1986-89 Integra



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Fig. Fig. 2: Remove the caps and instrument panel mounting screws-1986-89 Integra



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Fig. Fig. 3: Remove the screws and the gauge cluster-1986-89 Integra



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Fig. Fig. 4: Disconnect the ground cable and air mix cable-1986-89 Integra



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Fig. Fig. 5: Removing the dashboard-1986-89 Integra

  1. Remove the steering wheel and console. Remove the fuse panel cover and the lower dashboard cover.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the harnesses from the fuse box. Remove the 2 nuts to lower the fuse panel, if necessary.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the ground cable on the left side of the steering column. Lower the steering column and disconnect the air mix cable.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the antenna cable and remove the mounting nuts for the hood release handle.
  8.  
  9. Remove the center upper lid and the defroster garnishes from the dashboard.
  10.  
  11. Remove the 7 bolts and the 1 screw holding the dashboard. Remove the dashboard and disconnect the speedometer cable housing.
  12.  

To install:
  1. Connect the speedometer cable and install the dashboard.Install the 1 screw and 7 bolts.
  2.  
  3. Install the defroster garnishes and the center upper lid.
  4.  
  5. Install the hood release handle and the antenna cable.
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  7. Install the air mix cable, steering column and the ground cable.
  8.  
  9. Install the fuse panel and the harnesses.
  10.  
  11. Install the lower cover, steering wheel and console.
  12.  

1990-93 Integra
  1. Pull the seats to the full back position. Remove the lower dash trim panels and the console. Remove the drivers knee bolster.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the harnesses from the fuse box. Lower the steering column and disconnect the right side ground cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the instrument panel and disconnect harnesses and speedometer cable.
  6.  
  7. Remove the stereo and disconnect the antenna lead. Disconnect the harnesses in the console area.
  8.  
  9. Remove the clock, side defroster trim and the mounting bolts. Remove the dashboard.
  10.  

To install:
  1. Install the dashboard and the mounting bolts. Install the defroster trim and the clock.
  2.  
  3. Connect the harnesses in the console area. Connect the antenna lead and install the stereo.
  4.  
  5. Install the instrument panel and connect the harnesses and speedometer cable.
  6.  
  7. Install the steering column and ground cable.
  8.  
  9. Connect the harnesses to the fusebox, if removed.
  10.  
  11. Install the drivers knee bolster.
  12.  
  13. Install the console and lower covers.
  14.  

1986-90 Legend

See Figures 6 through 11

  1. Remove the dash lower panel, knee bolster, left air duct, hood release and the console.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the ground cable from the steering column and the harness connectors. Disconnect and remove the radio panel assembly.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the heater control cables and the center dash pocket. Lower the steering column without the key in the cylinder.
  6.  
  7. Remove the dashboard mounting bolts and pull back. Disconnect the speedometer cable and remove the dashboard.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Install the dashboard and connect the speedometer cable. Install the mounting bolts.
  2.  
  3. Install the steering column, center dash pocket and the heater control cables.
  4.  
  5. Install the radio panel assembly.
  6.  
  7. Connect the harness connectors and the ground cable.
  8.  
  9. Install the console, hood release, left duct, knee bolster and dash lower panel.
  10.  



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Fig. Fig. 6: Upper dashboard components-1986-90 Legend



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Fig. Fig. 7: Lower dashboard components-1986-90 Legend



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Fig. Fig. 8: Disconnect these harnesses-1986-90 Legend



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Fig. Fig. 9: Remove the radio panel assembly-1986-90 Legend



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Fig. Fig. 10: Disconnecting the heater control cables-1986-90 Legend



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Fig. Fig. 11: Removing the dashboard assembly from the cowl-1986-90 Legend

1991-93 Legend

See Figures 12, 13, 14 and 15



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Fig. Fig. 12: Upper dashboard components-1991-93 Legend



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Fig. Fig. 13: Installing the short connector to disarm the SRS system-1991-93 Legend



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Fig. Fig. 14: Lowering the steering column-1991-93 Legend



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Fig. Fig. 15: Removing the dashboard-1991-93 Legend

  1. Remove the seats, center console and armrest, radio, glove box lower panel and glove box, glove box cover, dashboard lower cover and the kick panel.
  2.  
  3. Lower the steering column. Remove the passenger side air bag brackets and the hood release.
  4.  
  5. Remove the glove box and dashboard side covers. Disconnect the connectors. Remove the 6 mounting bolts, lift and remove the dashboard.
  6.  

To install:
  1. Install the dashboard and bolts. Connect the connectors and install the covers.
  2.  
  3. Install the hood release and the air bag bracket. Install the steering column.
  4.  
  5. Install the kick panel, lower cover, glove box cover, glove box and lower panel. Install the radio, console and armrest. Install the seats.
  6.  

Vigor

See Figure 16



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Fig. Fig. 16: Removing the dashboard-Vigor

  1. Remove the seats, center console and panel, lower cover, knee bolster and kick panel.
  2.  
  3. Lower the steering column. Remove the side air vents. Disconnect the harness connectors.
  4.  
  5. Remove the 6 mounting bolts, lift and remove the dashboard.
  6.  

To install:
  1. Install the dashboard and mounting bolts.
  2.  
  3. Install the air vents and connect the harnesses. Install the steering column.
  4.  
  5. Install the kick panel, knee bolster, lower cover, center console and panel, and the seats.
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