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Cluster replacement clock cluster from a ravecounter cluster

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Your question is a little vague.
The '86 Vanagon instrument cluster comes out as a unit.
Simply sit in the driver's seat and reach over the housing. Find the indentations and lift the rear of the cover until it loosens (about 2 inches). Then pull housing forward about 1/2 inch to disengage and lift off.
Cluster can then be removed for service/replacement of gauges by unscrewing 4 Philips head screws at corners, carefully disengaging wiring harnesses, unclipping speedo cable and lifting off.

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