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How to remove dash panal to replace instrument Cluster

How replace instrument cluster on a 1998 mercury sable. can't get the dash covering off.

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I am currently working on my 92 Deville with the same problem. I was driving along, and smelled what I felt was a smoking printed circuit board. I looked down, and the digital fuel data center and climate control panel were dark.

I have the factory shop manual, and with the aid of a meter and the manual, I traced the problem to a bad BCM. The 16v supply coming from the BCM was gone. Opened up the BCM and found an overheated transistor. I also removed the fuel data center and the Climate control panel. The fuel data center panel did not smell good. I found a shorted capacitor on the Fuel data center circuit board. I am replacing the capacitor, and will be picking up a used BCM at the boneyard tomorrow. I might also have an overheated wire in a cable that might have to be replaced. I have not gotten that far in the troubleshooting yet.

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Posted on Oct 04, 2008

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SOURCE: instrument cluster removal 2001 buick century

no you have to remove trim most gm you just pull on trim & pops off then remove 4 screws lift out cluster

Posted on Oct 20, 2008

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It comes off from the front. Open the front passenger side door and remove the fuse panel access door on the right hand side of the dash. There`s 1 screw to remove frome the dash cover and then pull the cover off. It`s easiest to work the top out and then lift up and out. Then there are 4 screws that hold the instrument cluster in place, remove them and pull it out andf you`ll have access to the bulbs.

Once you do it you`ll find you can pull the ****** out in 5 or 10 minutes.

Posted on Nov 07, 2008

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ther isnt a "manual"for this. see my reply to your other post. I hope it helps you. Ive done this kind of repair many times!!

Posted on Dec 25, 2008

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Just remove the 4 screws and then slowly pull the cluster out and reach behind and disconnect the plugs on the back of the unit and then remove the cluster. The bulbs can be removed by turning them and pulling out.

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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