Filed Under (Ford Manuals) by admin on 08-06-2011
Removal and Installation 1. Position front wheels in the straight ahead position. 2. Disconnect positive battery cable. 3. Remove cluster finish panel, please refer to Body and Frame/Interior Trim/Dash Board/Service and Repair/ See 4. Disconnect all electrical connections from steering column switches. 5. Remove two bolts and reinforcement from under steering column. 6. Disengage insulator retainer and remove insulator. 7. Remove four nuts and absorber assembly from under steering column. CAUTION: Do not rotate steering column shaft. 8. Disconnect park brake release cable and wiring connector from park brake and ignition switch wiring connector. 9. Remove four nuts retaining steering column to support, disconnect PRNDL cable (column shift) and lower column on front seat. Cover front seat to protect from damage. 10. Install lock cylinder to ensure that steering column shaft does not turn. 11. Remove four retaining screws from cluster, disconnect wiring and remove. 12. Remove one bolt at steering column opening attaching instrument panel to brace 13. Remove one instrument panel brace retaining bolt (under the radio area). 14. Remove sound insulator under glove compartment by removing two pushnuts that secure insulator to studs on climate control case. 15. Remove three screws attaching glove compartment assembly to instrument panel and remove door assembly. 16. Remove air cleaner, battery and battery tray.