Jeep Wrangler/YJ 1987-1995 Repair Guide

Instrument Panel

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1



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Fig. Fig. 1: Instrument panel components

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. If equipped with a soft top, disconnect the top from the windshield frame, drip rails and door flanges.
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  5. If equipped with a hard top, disconnect the top from the windshield frame. Loosen the retainer screws, tilt the top rearward and prop the top away from the windshield.
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  7. Protect the hood area in front of the windshield, remove the windshield-to instrument panel retainers, then tilt the windshield forward onto the hood.
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  9. Remove the instrument cluster bezels.
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  11. Remove the assist handle, glove box door and hinge and box assembly.
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  13. Remove the screws attaching the pad to the instrument panel and remove the pad.
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  15. If equipped with air conditioning, remove the screws attaching the evaporator assembly to the instrument panel and lower the evaporator assembly.
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  17. Remove the screws retaining the steering column bezel to the dash panel and remove the bezel.
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  19. Disconnect the parking brake bracket from the dash panel.
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  21. Disconnect the speedometer cable and the instrument cluster wires.
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  23. Disconnect the heater control cables from the damper door levers.
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  25. Place the automatic shift lever in park.
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  27. Remove the steering wheel as outlined in Chassis Electrical .
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  29. Remove the roll pin attaching the shift lever to the shift bowl and remove the shift lever.
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  31. Remove the instrument panel-to-cowl panel retaining screws and remove the instrument panel.
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To install:
  1. Install the instrument panel to the cowl panel and install the retaining screws.
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  3. Install the pad to the instrument panel.
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  5. Connect the speedometer cable and the instrument cluster wires.
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  7. Install the instrument cluster bezels.
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  9. Raise and install the evaporator.
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  11. Connect the heater control cables to the damper door levers.
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  13. Connect the parking brake bracket to the dash panel.
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  15. Install the steering wheel and shift lever.
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  17. Instal the steering column bezels.
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  19. Install the glove box hinges and door.
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  21. Move the windshield to the upright position and install the windshield retainers.
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  23. If equipped with a hard top, remove the prop, then position the top on the body and install the retaining screws.
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  25. If equipped with a soft top, install the top to the windshield frame, drip rails and door flanges.
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  27. Connect the negative battery cable.
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