GM Corvette 1984-1996 Repair Guide

Instrument Cluster

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

  1. Remove the knee bolster and the lower trim panel.
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  3. If equipped, disable the SIR system.
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  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  7. Remove the steering column support bolts and carefully lower the steering column.
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  9. Remove the cluster bezel screws and the bezel.
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  11. If necessary for lens replacement, remove the lens screws and separate the lens from the cluster.
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  13. Remove the cluster mounting bolts/screws, unplug the electrical connectors and remove the cluster.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Typical instrument cluster mounting

To install:
  1. If removed, install the lens to the cluster.
  2.  
  3. Position the cluster and engage the electrical connectors.
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  5. Secure the cluster using the retainers and tighten to 16 inch lbs. (1.8 Nm).
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  7. Install the bezel and tighten the screws to 29 inch lbs. (3.3 Nm).
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  9. Raise the steering column and tighten the supporting bolts to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
  10.  
  11. Connect the negative battery cable and enable the SIR system, if equipped.
  12.  
  13. Install the knee bolster and the lower trim panel.
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