Toyota Pick-ups, Land Cruiser, and 4 Runner 1997-00

Instrument Cluster

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



4Runner and Tundra


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Fig. Exploded view of the instrument panel components



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Fig. Unfasten all of the screws, and then remove the cluster finish panel



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Fig. View of the instrument cluster as it appears in the vehicle



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Fig. You may have to turn the instrument cluster to remove it



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Fig. Detach all wiring from the instrument cluster



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Fig. The instrument cluster is powered via a printed circuit board. This grid of etched copper paths supplies the necessary current to all of the gauges



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Fig. Twist the bulb holder to the left to remove a burned out bulb


CAUTION
Your vehicle may contain an air bag system. Make sure to follow all precautions and use the proper procedure for disarming the system before proceeding.

  1. Disable the SRS system.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the steering wheel. For additional information, please refer to the following topic(s): "SUSPENSION AND STEERING," "Steering Wheel."
  6.  
  7. Remove the cowl side trim and the front door scuff plate.
  8.  
  9. Remove the retainers securing the lower finish panel, and then remove the hood and fuel tank release lever screws.
  10.  
  11. Remove the ignition switch bezel.
  12.  
  13. Detach the No. 2 and No. 1 heater-to-register ducts.
  14.  
  15. Remove the cluster finish panel.
  16.  
  17. Disconnect the harness for the instrument cluster. Remove the screws securing the meter, and then remove it from the vehicle.
  18.  

To install:

  1. Attach the harness to the instrument cluster, then attach to the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Tighten the cluster finish panel.
  4.  
  5. Attach the No. 2 and No. 1 heater-to-register ducts.
  6.  
  7. Install the ignition switch bezel.
  8.  
  9. Install the lower finish panel, and then attach the hood and fuel tank release lever.
  10.  
  11. Install the cowl side trim and the front door scuff plate.
  12.  
  13. Install the steering wheel.
  14.  
  15. Connect the negative battery cable.
  16.  

Tacoma

CAUTION
Your vehicle may contain an air bag system. Make sure to follow all precautions and use the proper procedure for disarming the system before proceeding.

  1. Disable the SRS system.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the steering wheel. For additional information, please refer to the following topic(s): Suspension and Steering, Steering Wheel.
  6.  
  7. Remove the following:
    1. Steering column cover
    2.  
    3. Hood lock release lever
    4.  
    5. Combination switch
    6.  
    7. Fuse box cover
    8.  

  8.  
  9. Remove the lower left hand finish panel.
  10.  
  11. Remove the following parts:
    1. Ignition switch bezel
    2.  
    3. No. 2 heater-to-register
    4.  
    5. Steering column
    6.  

  12.  
  13. Remove the cup holder and the heater control knobs.
  14.  
  15. With the aid of a flat-bladed tool, carefully remove the heater control panel.
  16.  
  17. Disconnect the hazard harness.
  18.  
  19. Remove the mounting screws for the center cluster finish panel.
  20.  
  21. Detach the heater control assembly.
  22.  
  23. Remove the radio.
  24.  
  25. Remove the screws mounting the cluster finish panel, and then lower the panel.
  26.  
  27. Remove the instrument cluster screws and the speedometer cable.
  28.  
  29. Disconnect the harness.
  30.  

To install:

  1. Attach the harness to the instrument cluster.
  2.  
  3. Install the speedometer cable, and then install the instrument cluster.
  4.  
  5. Install the cluster finish panel.
  6.  
  7. Install the radio.
  8.  
  9. Place the heater control assembly in the dash.
  10.  
  11. Reinstall the mounting screws for the center cluster finish panel and tighten.
  12.  
  13. Install the harness for the hazard switch.
  14.  
  15. Place the heater control panel in the dash.
  16.  
  17. Install the cup holder and the heater control knobs.
  18.  
  19. Reattach the following parts:
    1. Ignition switch bezel
    2.  
    3. No. 2 heater-to-register
    4.  
    5. Steering column
    6.  

  20.  
  21. Tighten the lower left hand finish panel.
  22.  
  23. Install the following:
    1. Steering column cover
    2.  
    3. Hood lock release lever
    4.  
    5. Combination switch
    6.  
    7. Fuse box cover
    8.  

  24.  
  25. Install the steering wheel, and then connect the negative battery cable.
  26.  

T100

CAUTION
Your vehicle may contain an air bag system. Make sure to follow all precautions and use the proper procedure for disarming the system before proceeding.

  1. Disable the SRS system.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the front pillar garnish.
  6.  
  7. Unscrew the front door scuff plate and the cowl side trims.
  8.  
  9. Remove the steering wheel. For additional information, please refer to the following topic(s): Suspension and Steering, Steering Wheel.
  10.  
  11. Remove the following:
    1. Steering column cover
    2.  
    3. Disconnect the hood lock release lever
    4.  
    5. Detach the No. 1 lower finish panel
    6.  
    7. Remove the combination switch
    8.  
    9. Remove the glove box door
    10.  
    11. Detach the No. 2 lower finish panel
    12.  
    13. Remove the lower center panel
    14.  

  12.  
  13. Remove the screws retaining the center cluster finish panel, then detach the harness from the unit.
  14.  
  15. Remove the stereo opening cover.
  16.  
  17. Remove the screws securing the meter, then remove the instrument cluster from the dash.
  18.  

To install:

  1. Tighten the instrument cluster into place.
  2.  
  3. Attach the stereo opening cover.
  4.  
  5. Attach the cluster harness, then install and tighten the screws that retain the center cluster finish panel.
  6.  
  7. Install the following:
    1. Steering column cover
    2.  
    3. Install the hood lock release lever
    4.  
    5. Attach the No. 1 lower finish panel
    6.  
    7. Install the combination switch
    8.  
    9. Install the glove box door
    10.  
    11. Install the No. 2 lower finish panel
    12.  
    13. Install the lower center panel
    14.  

  8.  
  9. Install the steering wheel.
  10.  
  11. Attach, then tighten the front door scuff plate and the cowl side trims.
  12.  
  13. Place the front pillar garnish into position and tighten the screws.
  14.  
  15. Connect the negative battery cable.
  16.  

Land Cruiser

CAUTION
Your vehicle may contain an air bag system. Make sure to follow all precautions and use the proper procedure for disarming the system before proceeding.

  1. Disable the SRS system.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the steering wheel. For additional information, please refer to the following topic(s): "SUSPENSION AND STEERING," "Steering Wheel."
  6.  
  7. Apply strips of protective tape on the inside of each windshield pillar. This will protect the trim during removal.
  8.  
  9. Remove the upper and lower steering column covers.
  10.  
  11. Remove the hood release and fuel door release levers.
  12.  
  13. Remove the fuse box opening cover.
  14.  
  15. Remove the retaining screws for the lower trim panel below the steering column.
  16.  
  17. Remove the lower instrument panel.
  18.  
  19. Disconnect the No. 2 heater-to-register ducts.
  20.  
  21. Loosen the screws and remove the fuse block.
  22.  
  23. Detach the No. 2 center cluster finish panel.
  24.  
  25. Remove the steering column.
  26.  
  27. Detach the cluster finish panel, then the instrument cluster.
  28.  
  29. Remove the center cluster finish panel assembly, with the clock attached.
  30.  
  31. With the aid of a taped prytool, take off the two claws, then remove the cup holder hole cover.
  32.  
  33. Remove the ashtray.
  34.  
  35. Remove the center cluster finish panel with the heater control assembly, and then disconnect the harness.
  36.  
  37. Remove the screws retaining the heater control assembly from the center cluster finish panel.
  38.  
  39. Remove the following:
    1. Radio
    2.  
    3. Glove compartment door
    4.  
    5. Speaker panel
    6.  
    7. Speaker
    8.  
    9. Front console box
    10.  
    11. Rear console box
    12.  

  40.  
  41. Loosen and remove the five screws and nine bolts holding the instrument panel.
  42.  
  43. Remove the lower instrument panel reinforcement, then the No. 1 brace and the instrument panel.
  44.  

To install:

  1. Attach the No. 1 brace and lower instrument panel, then the instrument panel reinforcement.
  2.  
  3. Tighten the five screws and nine bolts holding the instrument panel.
  4.  
  5. Install the following:
    1. Radio
    2.  
    3. Glove compartment door
    4.  
    5. Speaker panel
    6.  
    7. Speaker
    8.  
    9. Front console box
    10.  
    11. Rear console box
    12.  

  6.  
  7. Tighten the screws retaining the heater control assembly to the center cluster finish panel.
  8.  
  9. Connect the harness to the heater control, then attach the center cluster finish panel with the heater control assembly.
  10.  
  11. Reinstall the ashtray.
  12.  
  13. Place the cup holder hole cover into position.
  14.  
  15. Install the center cluster finish panel assembly, with the clock attached.
  16.  
  17. Install the instrument cluster.
  18.  
  19. Attach the cluster finish panel.
  20.  
  21. Install the steering column.
  22.  
  23. Attach the No. 2 center cluster finish panel.
  24.  
  25. Install the fuse block.
  26.  
  27. Insert and attach the No. 2 heater-to-register duct.
  28.  
  29. Install and tighten down the lower instrument panel.
  30.  
  31. Place the lower trim panel below the steering column, and then tighten.
  32.  
  33. Attach the fuse box opening cover.
  34.  
  35. Place into position, then tighten down the hood release and fuel door release levers.
  36.  
  37. Attach the upper and lower steering column covers.
  38.  
  39. Install the steering wheel.
  40.  
  41. Connect the negative battery cable.
  42.  

 
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