GM Celebrity/Century/Ciera/6000 1982-1996 Repair Guide

Headliner

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2 and 3

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the dome lamp, courtesy lamp, coat hooks and sunvisors. On wagons remove the rear courtesy lamp.
  4.  
  5. Remove the quarter upper trim finishing panels using tool J-24595-C.
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  7. Remove the rear seat roof mounted shoulder belt retainers, as needed.
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  9. Remove the windshield pillar upper side roof rail and garnish moldings.
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  11. Remove the headlining hook and loop strips along the front and on the rear using tool J-2772-C.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Use tool J-2772-C or equivalent to remove the headlining hook and loop strips along the front and rear

  1. Remove the push-in retainers. On wagons, remove the retainers from the rear of the headliner.
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  3. Remove the assembly through the right front door opening.
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To install:
  1. Care must be taken not to overflex the new liner when installing. Load the rear portion of the lining diagonally through the right front door opening.
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  3. Align the headlining with holes for the sunvisors and the interior lamps. Press into place, along the areas with hook and loop strips.
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Fig. Fig. 2: Align the headlining with holes for the sunvisors and the interior lamps. Press into place, along the areas with hook and loop strips

  1. Install the retainers and the push-in retainers, to the rear of the headlining, on wagons.
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  3. Install the sunvisors and the interior lamps.
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  5. Install the windshield pillar upper and side roof rail garnish moldings.
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Fig. Fig. 3: The windshield pillar upper and side roof rail garnish moldings are secured with fasteners and retaining clips. Be careful not to damage any of the moldings

  1. Install the rear shoulder belt retainers, on the wagon, if needed.
  2.  
  3. Install the quarter trim finishing panels.
  4.  
  5. Install the coat hooks.
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  7. Make certain no wires for the lamps are pinched or installed incorrectly.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable, then reset the clock and radio.
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