GM Malibu/Cutlass 1997-2000

Instrument Cluster

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Disable the SIR system. Refer to procedure outlined in this section.
  4.  
  5. Remove the cluster trim plate, as follows.
  6.  



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Fig. View of the cluster trim plate (1), instrument panel (2), dimmer switch lead (3), fog lamp switch (4), and mounting screws (5)-Chevrolet Malibu shown



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Fig. View of the cluster trim plate screws (1), cluster trim plate (2), and instrument panel assembly (3)-Oldsmobile Cutlass shown

  1. Remove the bezel from the ignition switch.
  2.  



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Fig. Remove the bezel from the ignition switch

  1. Remove the screws fastening the cluster trim plate.
  2.  
  3. Gently pry out the trim plate.
  4.  
  5. Detach the hazard and instrument panel electrical connectors and remove the trim plate.
  6.  

  1. Remove the four screws attaching the instrument cluster to the dash panel.
  2.  
  3. Pull the cluster rearward and detach the electrical connections, then remove the cluster from the vehicle.
  4.  



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Fig. Exploded view of the instrument cluster assembly

To install:

  1. Attach the cluster electrical connectors and position the cluster into the instrument panel recess.
  2.  
  3. Install the screws into the instrument cluster and dash. Tighten the screws until fully driven, seated, not stripped.
  4.  
  5. Install the cluster trim plate, using the reverse of the removal procedure.
  6.  
  7. Enable the SIR system as outlined in this section.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
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