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post 9th May 2010 11:58
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Here is a a guide to remove the heater control panel.
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Tools required:
5mm Cross Head Screw Driver
2-3mm Flat Blade Screw Driver
Cloth
Pliers

1. Remove the screw cover to the far top right of the panel, you may have to adjust the steering wheel column height in order to get a screw driver through. Do this using a small flat blade screw driver to fit in to the grove provided. Then remove the cross head screw that is hidden underneath.

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2. Remove the heater control knobs. Do this by covering the flats with a cloth as to protect them form being scratched. Then over the part which you grip, grab with the pliers and sharply pull straight back.

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3. Removing the heater control knobs will reveal 2 screws, using the cross head screw driver remove them.

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4. Using a flat blade screw driver, GENTLY prise the side of the trim, grip hold of the corner and pull it directly forward. This is held on by some push clips and so you are just pulling it out.

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5. Doing step 5 will reveal a screw...remove it.

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6. Now all that is holding the panel on is 2 push clips. Pull the left hand side of the panel out, working towards the right. You will get to a point where it wont flex or come out any further. Take a firm grip and give it a good pull straight back. It should pull out.

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7. Now simply un-clip the attached wire!

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Done!


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post 25th January 2016 00:13
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Thank you, that's exactly what I was needing to check the lighting of the controls. I hope that I don't need to rewire nothing smile.gif
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