Chrysler Front Wheel Drive Cars 4-CYL 1981-1995 Repair Information

Headliner

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

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Fig. Fig. 1: The headliner has the same basic set up for all vehicles covered by this vehicle

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Pull the dome lamp downward to disengage it from the retaining ring in the headliner. Separate the lens from the lamp body and remove the bulb. Separate the bulb holder from the lamp body. Remove the attaching screw holding the retaining ring to the roof bow.
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  5. Remove the screws holding the coat hooks to the roof above the rear doors.
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  7. Remove the roof rail and A-pillar mouldings.
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  9. Remove the screws holding the sun visors to the roof header and detach the wire connector, if so equipped. Remove the inboard sun visor hangers.
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  11. Remove the overhead console assembly, if so equipped.
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  13. Pull the front reading lamp downward to disengage it from the retaining ring in the headliner and detach the electrical connector. Remove the screws holding the retaining ring to the roof header.
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  15. Remove the pinch welt holding the headliner to the sun roof opening, if so equipped.
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  17. Remove the inside rear view mirror from the windshield bracket, if applicable.
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  19. Disengage the hook and loop fasteners holding the headliner to the roof above the rear window and slide the headliner forward about 1 in. (25mm).
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  21. Shift the front of the headliner to one side to pull the headliner from behind the B-pillar trim. Pull the headliner from behind the other B-pillar trim.
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  23. Allow the front of the headliner to drop downward. Slide the headliner forward from behind the quarter panel trim. Remove the headliner from the vehicle.
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To install:
  1. Install the headliner in the proper position, and engage the necessary fasteners and panel trim components.
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  3. Install the rear view mirror on the windshield.
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  5. Install the front reading lamp assembly, if so equipped.
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  7. Install the overhead console, if so equipped.
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  9. Install the sun visors.
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  11. Install the A-pillar moldings and roof rail.
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  13. Install the coat hooks at the roof above the rear doors.
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  15. Install the dome light assembly. Check all necessary items for proper operation.
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  17. Connect the negative battery cable.
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