Chrysler Front Wheel Drive Cars 6-CYL 1988-1995 Repair Information

Front Center Console

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2 and 3

This is a general procedure and applies to all models covered by this information guide. Because of slight year-to-year variances, adjust the procedure to fit your vehicle as necessary.

Except Premier and Monaco
  1. Position the front seats full forward.
  2.  
  3. Remove the access hole plugs on sides of center arm rest riser and remove bolts holding riser to floor bracket.
  4.  
  5. Remove the coin holder (if equipped) and remove the screws holding the armrest riser to the front console.
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  7. Position the front seats full rearward.
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  9. Remove the radio bezel from the instrument panel. Remove the screws holding the console to the instrument panel.
  10.  
  11. Remove the screws holding the console to the lower instrument panel rail.
  12.  
  13. Remove the screws and disengage the hook and loop fastener holding the carpet panels to the sides of the console, then separate the panels from the console.
  14.  
  15. Remove the screws holding the console to the forward floor mounting bracket.
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  17. Remove the set screw holding the gear selector knob to the shift lever and pull the knob off of the shifter (on vehicles with automatic transaxles).
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  19. Lift the forward edge of the PRNDL cover, then separate the cover from the console (on vehicles with automatic transaxle).
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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the front center console-Sundance and Shadow models



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Fig. Fig. 2: Exploded view of the LeBaron Sedan, Spirit and Acclaim models' center console



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Fig. Fig. 3: The center console unit on Daytona, LeBaron Coupe and LeBaron Convertible models

  1. Lift the gear shift boot adapter from the console and push the adapter through the opening in the console (on vehicles with manual transaxle).
  2.  
  3. Separate the console assembly from the floor, then remove the unit from the vehicle.
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To install:
  1. Install the unit in the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Install the gear shift boot adapter onto the console (on vehicles equipped with manual transaxles).
  4.  
  5. Install the PRNDL cover (on vehicles equipped with automatic transaxles).
  6.  
  7. Push the knob onto the shifter, then install the set screw to hold the gear selector knob to the shift lever (on vehicles with automatic transaxles).
  8.  
  9. Install the screws holding the console to the forward floor mounting bracket.
  10.  
  11. Install the hook and loop fastener to hold the carpet panels to the sides of the console, then install the screws.
  12.  
  13. Install the screws holding the console to the lower instrument panel rail.
  14.  
  15. Install the screws to hold the console to the instrument panel, then install the radio bezel from the instrument panel.
  16.  
  17. Position the front seats full forward.
  18.  
  19. Install the coin holder (if so equipped) and install the screws to hold the armrest riser to the front console.
  20.  
  21. Install the bolts to hold the riser to the floor bracket.
  22.  
  23. Install the access hole plugs on the sides of the center arm rest riser.
  24.  
  25. On vehicles with automatic transaxles, verify gear selector indicator adjustment and check all necessary items for proper operation.
  26.  

Premier and Monaco

See Figure 4

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the ashtray.
  4.  
  5. Remove the ashtray receiver and disconnect the wiring from the cigar lighter.
  6.  
  7. Remove the 2 front of console-to-bracket screws.
  8.  
  9. Remove the 3 arm rest assembly-to-console attaching screws.
  10.  
  11. Remove the armrest assembly by pulling it up and out of the console.
  12.  
  13. Remove the 2 screws attaching the rear of console to the bracket.
  14.  
  15. Reach inside the console and push out the seat belt guides.
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  17. Remove the console.
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Fig. Fig. 4: Exploded view of the Premier and Monaco center console unit

To install:
  1. Install the console.
  2.  
  3. Reach inside the console and install the seat belt guides.
  4.  
  5. Install the 2 screws to attach the rear of console to the bracket.
  6.  
  7. Install the armrest assembly by pushing it down and into the console.
  8.  
  9. Install the 3 arm rest assembly-to-console attaching screws.
  10.  
  11. Install the 2 front of console-to-bracket screws.
  12.  
  13. Install the ashtray receiver and connect the wiring to the cigar lighter.
  14.  
  15. Install the ashtray.
  16.  
  17. Connect the negative battery cable.
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