GM Lumina/Grand Prix/Cutlass Supreme/Regal 1988-1996

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1988-94 Models
CUTLASS SUPREME AND REGAL

See Figure 1 and 2

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Fig. Fig. 1: Console installation - 1998-94 Cutlass Supreme



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Fig. Fig. 2: Console Installation - 1988-94 Regal

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Apply the parking brake and place the transaxle in Neutral.
  4.  
  5. Remove the front compartment, cassette tape holder, or coin holder by lifting up and out.
  6.  
  7. On Regal, remove the retaining clip and remove the shifter knob. On Cutlass Supreme, remove the retaining screw and remove the shifter knob.
  8.  
  9. Remove the shifter trim or cover plate.
  10.  
  11. Remove the armrest and armrest compartment.
  12.  
  13. On Cutlass Supreme, disconnect the lamp at the light at the rear of the upper console.
  14.  
  15. Remove the upper console assembly slowly; disconnect any remaining connectors.
  16.  
  17. On Regal, disconnect the light on the lower console.
  18.  
  19. Remove the retaining bolts and remove the lower console assembly.
  20.  

To install:
  1. Install the lower console assembly and install the retaining bolts.
  2.  
  3. On Regal, connect the light on the lower console.
  4.  
  5. Lower the upper console assembly and connect the connectors. Install the retaining screws.
  6.  
  7. Install the armrest compartment and armrest.
  8.  
  9. Install the shifter trim or cover plate.
  10.  
  11. Install the shifter knob and retaining clip or screw.
  12.  
  13. Install the front compartment, cassette tape holder, or coin holder.
  14.  
  15. Connect the negative battery cable and make sure all lamps, etc. work properly.
  16.  

GRAND PRIX AND LUMINA
See Figure 3


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Fig. Fig. 3: Console Installation - 1990-94 Lumina

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Apply the parking brake and place the transaxle in Neutral.
  4.  
  5. Remove the retaining clip and remove the shifter knob.
  6.  
  7. Remove the front compartments and/or ashtray by lifting up and out.
  8.  
  9. Remove the armrest and cassette holder/armrest compartment.
  10.  
  11. Remove the shifter trim or cover plate assembly. If equipped with trip calculator, lift the rear edge of the trim plate, then pull rear ward to release the clips at the front of the plate. Then remove the trip calculator.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect any remaining wiring, remove the retaining bolts and remove the console assembly.
  14.  

To install:
  1. Lower the console assembly and connect the connectors. Install the retaining bolts.
  2.  
  3. Install the trip calculator and shifter trim or plate.
  4.  
  5. Install the cassette holder/armrest compartment and armrest.
  6.  
  7. Install the front compartments and/or ashtray
  8.  
  9. Install the shifter knob.
  10.  
  11. Connect the negative battery cable and make sure all lamps, etc. work properly.
  12.  

1995-96 Models
LUMINA AND MONTE CARLO

See Figure 4

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Fig. Fig. 4: Console mounting - 1995-96 Lumina and Monte Carlo

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front floor console trim plate.
  4.  
  5. Unsnap the CD storage bin at the front of the console.
  6.  
  7. Raise the armrest and remove the armrest compartment mat.
  8.  
  9. Remove the console retaining bolts/screws.
  10.  
  11. Unplug the electrical connector and remove the console from the vehicle.
  12.  

To install:
  1. Position the console in the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Engage the electrical connector.
  4.  
  5. Start with the front right and install the console retaining bolts/screws in a clockwise rotation. Tighten the bolts to 106 inch lbs. (12 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the armrest compartment mat.
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  9. Snap the CD storage bin to the front of the console.
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  11. Install the front floor console trim plate.
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  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
  14.  

CUTLASS SUPREME, GRAND PRIX AND REGAL
See Figure 5


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Fig. Fig. 5: Console mounting - 1995-96 Cutlass Supreme, Grand Prix and Regal

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the snap ring holding the shift handle by using a suitable prying tool.
  4.  
  5. Remove the shift handle.
  6.  
  7. Remove the screws in the rear compartment.
  8.  
  9. Remove the front floor console transaxle shift opening trim by carefully prying. Pry the two rear tabs last.
  10.  
  11. Remove the armrest.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect the console wiring electrical connectors.
  14.  
  15. Remove the bolts from the front and rear of the console and remove the console from the vehicle.
  16.  

To install:
  1. Position the console, install the bolts to the front and rear of the console and tighten to 44 inch lbs. (5 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Connect the console wiring electrical connectors.
  4.  
  5. Install the armrest.
  6.  
  7. Install the front floor console transaxle shift opening trim by snaping into place. Snap the two rear tabs last.
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  9. Install the screws in the rear compartment.
  10.  
  11. Install the shift handle and snap ring.
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  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
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