Subaru ff-1/1300/1400/1600/1800/Brat 1970-1984 Repair Guide

Instrument Panel and Pads

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the trim panel on the drivers side and the luggage shelf on the front passenger side.
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Fig. Fig. 1 Unfasten the clips and remove the defroster grille



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Fig. Fig. 2 Remove the fasteners at the top of the instrument panel

  1. Remove the radio or console box.
  2.  
  3. Remove the steering column attaching bolts.
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  5. Disconnect the speedometer cable.
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  7. Disconnect the electrical wiring harness.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the cables and vacuum hoses for the heater control.
  10.  
  11. Remove the fasteners on the side pillars.
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  13. Unfasten the clips and remove the defroster grille.
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  15. Remove the fasteners at the top of the instrument panel.
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  17. Remove the defroster and ventilator ducts.
  18.  
  19. Remove the instrument panel.
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To install:

  1. Install the instrument panel.
  2.  
  3. Install the defroster and ventilator ducts.
  4.  
  5. Install the defroster grille and fasten the clips.
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  7. Engage any electrical connections, wires, or hoses that were removed.
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  9. Fasten the steering column attaching bolts.
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  11. Install the console box or radio.
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  13. Install the luggage shelf and the trim panel.
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  15. Connect the negative battery cable.
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