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Paint removed from vent trim on dash

I have 2009 2500 sivlerado w/ltz trim. A car deoderizer spilled on the center air vent,the one above the radio.....causing the vent trim paint to be removed leaving black plastic. The dash trim is woodgrain,the vent trim a gun metal gray.My question...could the vent trim just be replaced or is it part of the long woodlike trim,along with the pass side vent.Either way I will relace the vent or the whole woodtrim if its one. To Remove? any help or part nums would be appreciated The only damage is to the vent trimThanks Paul

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These vents should snap in. If you look closely at the inside of the vent, there should be either two U shaped cuts on either side with the bottom of the U facing you, or maybey a couple of metal tabs. Either way, you should be able to place a precision screwdiver into the tab and pry it inward on one side then gently pull that side to you. It should rock outwards and come out of the dash if you pull it to the side you took out first. Let me know if this helps :)

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