Solstice 2006-2008, Sky 2007-2008

Removal & Installation

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  1. Remove the shift control lever, if equipped with a manual transmission.
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  3. Remove the console shift lever bezel, if equipped with an automatic transmission.
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  5. Remove the instrument panel assist handle.
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  7. Remove the instrument panel cluster trim panel.
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  9. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
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  11. Remove control panel assembly screws.
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  13. Remove heating and A/C control panel assembly.

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    Fig. Pontiac Solstice control panel assembly

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To install:

  1. Install heating and A/C control panel assembly.
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  3. Install control panel assembly screws and tighten to 13 inch. lbs. (1.5 Nm).
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  5. Reconnect the electrical connector.
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  7. Install the instrument panel cluster trim panel.
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  9. Install the instrument panel assist handle.
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  11. Install the shift control lever, if equipped with a manual transmission.
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  13. Install the console shift lever bezel, if equipped with an automatic transmission.
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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disable the SIR system.
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  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  7. Remove the windshield garnish molding.
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  9. Remove the instrument panel outer trim covers.
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  11. Remove the instrument panel cluster housing.
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  13. Remove the knee bolster.
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  15. Remove the instrument panel accessory trim plate.
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  17. Remove the instrument panel compartment door frame.
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  19. Remove the instrument panel lower trim panel.
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  21. Remove the instrument panel inflatable restraint module.
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  23. Remove the instrument panel upper trim panel screws.
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  25. Remove the instrument panel upper trim panel.
  26.  
  27. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
  28.  
  29. Remove control panel assembly screws.
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  31. Remove heating and A/C control panel assembly.

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    Fig. Saturn Sky instrument upper trim panel, (2) screws (1)



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    Fig. Saturn Sky control panel assembly, (2) screws (1)

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To install:

  1. Install the instrument panel upper trim panel.
  2.  
  3. Install the instrument panel upper trim panel screws and tighten to 13 inch. lbs. (1.5 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Reconnect the electrical connector.
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  7. Install the instrument panel upper trim panel.
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  9. Install the instrument panel upper trim panel screws and tighten to 18 inch. lbs. (2 Nm).
  10.  
  11. Install the instrument panel inflatable restraint module.
  12.  
  13. Install the instrument panel lower trim panel.
  14.  
  15. Install the instrument panel compartment door frame.
  16.  
  17. Install the instrument panel accessory trim plate.
  18.  
  19. Install the knee bolster.
  20.  
  21. Install the instrument panel cluster housing.
  22.  
  23. Install instrument panel outer trim covers.
  24.  
  25. Install the windshield garnish molding.
  26.  
  27. Enable the SIR system.
  28.  
  29. Connect the negative battery cable.
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