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dash removal

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I know there are a ton of dash removal threads and videos out there. My car has the center dolby center speaker in the dash though. I couldn't find out if there are any extra steps or anything else that needs to be done in order to get the dash off if this is the case. I just want to be prepared. Removing the dash this afternoon to replace cluster lights.

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Post by rspi »

Whatever you do, do NOT try to take the speaker grill off, it will shatter.
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Thanks for the advice. The grill and speaker actually lift up with the dash. The speaker is actually screwed into the underside of the dash. You follow the directions exactly like it says to in the videos, only difference is when you go to lift the dash off there's an extra plug you have to undo for that speaker. Pretty straight forward.

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Glad you got there. I would have tried to help, but not had a car with the center speaker.

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