Removing dash trim piece - GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat


2000-2005 Discuss your 2000-2005 Bonneville SE, SLE, and SSEi Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-11-2007, 08:31 PM   #1
Senior Member
Certified Car Nut
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 11,307
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
bonnie94ssei is on a distinguished road
Default Removing dash trim piece

I searched...perhaps not well enough. Because I can't find how to remove the plastic panel on the 2000+ dash, the one around the radio/AC, etc. There are two clips above the gauge cluster but they don't look to be to "friendly." How do I remove those clips without breaking something? Thanks!
bonnie94ssei is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2007, 08:38 PM   #2
Senior Member
Posts like a Corvette
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Alberta, Canada
Posts: 1,446
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
ddalder is on a distinguished road
Default

Press firmly in the centre. The core will pop up towards the windshield. The can then be removed. Once you have them out, you'll see how the work for re-install. You'll need to pop that core down so it is below the outer part of the plastic rivit. When you put them back in, you'll push the core back in until they are flush (as they are now).

This will be easier to understand once you have them out and can see how they are reset for the re-install.
ddalder is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2007, 08:40 PM   #3
Senior Member
Certified Car Nut
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 11,307
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
bonnie94ssei is on a distinguished road
Default

Hmm, I think I've got it. I'll give it a shot! Thanks!
bonnie94ssei is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2007, 10:59 PM   #4
Senior Member
Certified Car Nut
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 11,307
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
bonnie94ssei is on a distinguished road
Default

Figured it out no problem. These new style of clips (not on the 94) aren't bad once you figure them out. Not knowing what they were like I broke one of them that holds the plastic around the wipers. lol
bonnie94ssei is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
removing dash trim gary0326 1992-1999 2 12-27-2009 09:42 PM
Help removing dash trim peice McGrath 1992-1999 3 04-08-2006 09:23 PM
Removing dash piece around the radio macho_mike21 2000-2005 5 01-09-2006 07:01 AM
is the crankshaft sensor one piece or two piece? zo6vette 1992-1999 4 01-23-2005 10:57 AM
need part number for trim piece (gmpartsdirect.com is weird) harofreak00 General GM Chat 9 07-21-2004 10:18 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:11 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.