Chrysler Neon 1995-1999 Repair Guide

Instrument Cluster

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 through 8

When handling or storing the instrument cluster, make sure that the overlays are not damaged. If you put the cluster down, make sure it is in the face up position or the gauge operation will be damaged.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the instrument panel top cover and bezel by carefully prying it up to disengage the retaining clips.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Carefully pry the instrument top cover and bezel up to remove it



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Fig. Fig. 2: The top cover and bezel are secured with retaining clips (see arrow)

  1. Unfasten the four screws attaching the cluster housing to the base panel.
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Fig. Fig. 3: Remove the 4 cluster-to-panel mounting screws

  1. Pull the cluster rearward to disengage it from the base panel, then remove the cluster from the vehicle.
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Fig. Fig. 4: Pull the cluster rearward to detach it from the base panel and remove it from the vehicle



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Fig. Fig. 5: Exploded view of the instrument cluster assembly



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Fig. Fig. 6: Rear view of the instrument cluster

  1. If necessary, you can replace the cluster bulb(s) by accessing them from the rear of the cluster. The bulbs are identified on the rear of the cluster.
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Fig. Fig. 7: The gauge bulbs are identified on the rear side of the instrument cluster



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Fig. Fig. 8: Twist the bulb to unlock it, then remove it from the rear side of the instrument cluster

To install:
  1. Position the cluster and press firmly in place.
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  3. Install the four cluster housing-to-base panel screws.
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  5. Install the instrument panel top cover and bezel by pushing it into place.
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  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
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