Nissan Pick-ups and Pathfinder 1970-1988

Instrument Cluster

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7

1970-79
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Working through the openings of the instrument cluster cover, remove the screws retaining the cluster cover to the instrument panel and remove the cover.
  4.  
  5. From underneath the instrument panel, remove the screw retaining the cluster assembly to the lower instrument panel.
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  7. Withdraw the cluster lid slightly. Press the windshield wiper control knob in, turn it counterclockwise and pull it off the switch. Remove the headlight/parking light switch knob in the same manner.
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  9. From behind the instrument cluster, disconnect the speedometer cable at the speedometer head and the multiple connector from the printed circuit.
  10.  
  11. On vehicles with a clock, disconnect the wires at each connection on the instrument panel printed circuit.
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  13. Remove the screws retaining the cluster assembly to the cluster lid.
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  15. Remove the instrument cluster assembly from under the instrument panel.
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To install:
  1. Install the instrument cluster into the instrument panel and tighten the cluster-to-lid screws.
  2.  
  3. Connect the clock, speedometer cable and multi-connector.
  4.  
  5. Install the headlight and windshield wiper control knobs.
  6.  
  7. Tighten the cluster-to-panel retaining screws and then reconnect the battery cable.
  8.  

1980-88
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the cluster lid.
  4.  
  5. Remove the cluster assembly.
  6.  
  7. Remove the gauges from the cluster, individually.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Install the gauges into the cluster and then position the cluster in the instrument panel.
  2.  
  3. Install the cluster lid and connect the battery cable.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Removing the instrument cluster lid - 1970-79



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Fig. Fig. 2: Remove the instrument cluster from under the panel - 1970-1979



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Fig. Fig. 3: Removing the instrument cluster lid - 1980-86 (720D series)



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Fig. Fig. 4: Removing the instrument cluster - 1980-86 (720D series)



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Fig. Fig. 5: Exploded view of the instrument cluster - 1970-79



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Fig. Fig. 6: Exploded view of the instrument panel - 1980-86 (720D series)



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Fig. Fig. 7: Exploded view of the instrument cluster - 1986-88 (D21D series)

 
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