Honda Accord/Civic/Prelude 1973-1983 Repair Guide

Dashboard

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



All Models
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the fuse box cover and mounting nut.
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  3. Lower the steering column assembly.
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  5. Mark and disconnect all electrical wiring.
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  7. Remove the heater panel trim plate.
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  9. Remove the heater control bracket mounting screws. Remove the speaker grille plate.
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  11. Disconnect the speedometer cable and tachometer if so equipped.
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  13. Remove the 2 bolt hole plugs from both sides of the dashbaord assembly.
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  15. Remove all retaining bolts. Lift the dashboard up as you pull it out to remove it from the guide pin.
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To install:
  1. Make sure the dashboard hangs on the guide pin correctly.
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  3. Reconnect the speedometer cable.
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  5. Install the dashboard assembly and temporarily tighten all retaining bolts.
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  7. Reconnect all electrical wiring. Install the heater trim plate.
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  9. Install the steering column in the correct position. Install the fuse box cover.
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  11. Reconnect the battery cable all check all electrcial; related items, roadtest the vehicle to check the speedometer.
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