Toyota Celica 1986-1993 Repair Guide

Instrument Cluster

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION




CAUTION
On models with an air bag, wait at least 90 seconds from the time that the ignition switch is turned to the lock position and the battery is disconnected before performing any further work.

1986-89 Vehicles
  1. Disconnect battery cable from negative terminal of battery.
  2.  
  3. Remove steering wheel (See ).
  4.  
  5. Remove the steering column cover.
  6.  
  7. Remove the console box. Remove the shift lever knob on manual transaxle equipped vehicles. Remove the eight screws and the console box hole cover. Disconnect the connectors and remove the console box.
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  9. Remove the glove compartment door.
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  11. Remove the No. 2 instrument panel speaker panel.
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  13. Remove the No. 1 speaker mounting bracket by removing the one bolt, removing the one or two screws then disconnecting the connector and removing the bracket.
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  15. Remove the glove compartment door reinforcement.
  16.  
  17. Remove the No. 1 instrument panel speaker panel.
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  19. Remove the engine hood release lever.
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  21. Remove the instrument panel finish lower panel and then remove the No. 2 heater to register duct.
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  23. On the ST model, remove the instrument panel finish lower center panel:
    1. Remove the ash tray.
    2.  
    3. Remove the eight screws.
    4.  
    5. Cover the shift position upper housing with a clean shop rag.
    6.  
    7. Disconnect the connectors and remove the panel.
    8.  

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  25. On the GT and GT-S models, remove the instrument panel finish lower center panel:
    1. Remove the ash tray.
    2.  
    3. Remove the six screws.
    4.  
    5. Cover the shift position upper housing with a clean shop rag.
    6.  
    7. Disconnect the connectors and remove the panel.
    8.  

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  27. Remove the radio and stereo by removing the four screws, disconnecting the connectors and radio antenna cable, and removing the radio and stereo.
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  29. Remove the rear window defogger switch and hazard switch by prying off the defogger switch and hazard switch and disconnecting the connectors.
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  31. Remove the instrument cluster finish panel by removing the four screws and pulling out the panel.
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  33. Disconnect the speedometer cable by pushing on the pawls on the right and left of the meter bracket. Pull the meter bracket from the safety pad.
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  35. Remove the combination meter by removing the four screws and disconnecting the connectors.
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To install:

  1. Connect the harness connectors and speedometer cable to the meter. Install the combination meter and secure with 4 mounting screws.
  2.  
  3. Install the instrument cluster finish panel.
  4.  
  5. Install the rear window defogger switch and hazard switch.
  6.  
  7. Install the radio, making sure to connect the electrical connectors and antenna lead prior to installation.
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  9. On the GT and GT-S models, install the instrument panel finish lower center panel.
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  11. On the ST model, install the instrument panel finish lower center panel.
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  13. Install the engine hood release lever and the glove compartment door reinforcement.
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  15. Install the No. 1 speaker mounting bracket and the No. 2 instrument panel speaker panel.
  16.  
  17. Install the console box and remaining components removed during disassembly.
  18.  
  19. Connect the negative battery cable and check for proper operation of all disturbed components.
  20.  

1990-93 Vehicles
  1. Disconnect battery cable from negative terminal.
  2.  
  3. Remove steering wheel (See ).
  4.  
  5. Remove steering column cover by removing the 4 screws.
  6.  
  7. Remove console box:
    1. Remove console upper panel.
    2.  
    3. Using a flat tool, remove 4 screw caps.
    4.  
    5. Remove 4 screws and 2 bolts.
    6.  
    7. Disconnect the connectors and remove the console box.
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  9. Remove lower finish panel.
    1. Remove the door scuff plate.
    2.  
    3. Remove 4 screws and the panel.
    4.  
    5. Disconnect the connectors.
    6.  

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  11. Remove engine hood release lever by removing the 2 screws.
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  13. Remove lower No. 1 finish panel:
    1. Using the screwdriver, pry out the cluster finish panel cover.
    2.  
    3. Remove scuff plate.
    4.  
    5. Remove 6 screws and the panel.
    6.  

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  15. Remove center cluster finish panel, radio and lower center finish panel:
    1. Remove 2 screws.
    2.  
    3. Using the screwdriver, remove the center cluster finish panel and disconnect the connector.
    4.  
    5. Remove 4 screws from the radio.
    6.  
    7. Disconnect the connectors and the radio antenna cable to remove the radio.
    8.  
    9. Using the screwdriver, remove screw caps.
    10.  
    11. Remove 4 screws and the panel.
    12.  

  16.  
  17. Remove cluster finish panel by removing the lower cluster finish panel and then removing 5 screws. Pull out the cluster finish panel.
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  19. Disconnect the speedometer cable, if equipped, by pushing on the pawls on the right and left of the meter bracket. Pull the meter bracket from the safety pad.
  20.  
  21. Remove combination meter, removing the 4 screws and disconnecting the connectors.
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To install:

  1. Connect the harness connectors and speedometer cable to the meter. Install the combination meter and secure with 4 mounting screws.
  2.  
  3. Install the instrument cluster finish panel.
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  5. Install the center cluster finish panel, radio and lower center finish panel.
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  7. Install the engine hood release lever and lower No. 1 finish panel.
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  9. Install the console box, steering column cover and steering wheel.
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  11. Connect battery cable to negative terminal.
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Fig. Fig. 1 Removing combination meter1986-89 Celica shown



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Fig. Fig. 2 Removing combination meter1990-93 Celica shown



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Fig. Fig. 3 Disconnecting speedometer cableCelica

 
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