Nissan Z - ZX 1970-1988 Repair Guide

Instrument Cluster

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4

  1. Refer to the Steering Wheel removal and installation procedures in Suspension & Steering , and remove the steering wheel.
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  3. Remove the steering column trim covers (shell).
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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of 1970-78 instrument and dashboard assembly



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Fig. Fig. 2: Exploded view of 1979-88 instrument and dashboard assembly



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Fig. Fig. 3: Remove the upper retaining screws on 1979-88 instrument cluster assemblies



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Fig. Fig. 4: 300 ZX electronic LED instrument cluster

  1. Remove the lower instrument panel trim cover on the left side.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the speedometer cable at the connector inside the passenger compartment.
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  5. Remove the combination switch by performing the following procedures:
    1. Disconnect the combination switch wiring harness at the connector.
    2.  
    3. Remove the combination switch-to-steering column screws and the switch.
    4.  

  6.  
  7. Remove the instrument cluster retaining screws.
  8.  

There are two at the top and two which secure brackets next to the steering column.

  1. Pull the cluster out slightly and disconnect the wiring harness. Pull the cluster from the instrument panel.
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  3. To install, reverse the removal procedures.
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