but seriously, you have to remove the cover around the gear shifer
undo the two screws for the panels forming the top sides of the console heading forward and remove them.
this will make the bolts available to you to undo the icc.
then pop the panel from the top off (the dashboard), use a fine screwdriver or your fingernails if they are long enough. be careful not to damage as it'll piss you off if you do. there is a screw under the top.
also remove the tissue box holder, unplugging the power source.
you can then pull the icc forward.
but the fun does not stop here.
to take it out you must unplug the wires in the bottom of the icc, where the tissue box holder was. they are made easier to get at by pulling the icc forward.
once these are unplugged it'll slide out.
don't turn it upside down. i'm not sure why, but there is a sticker on it saying not to.
be careful with it, it's delicate. lol, as if you need me to tell you that.
i got this down to an art... all up it now takes me about 5 mins. i did it a couple of times when trying to figure out the speaker wires. (they are not accessable i have discovered, they are part of the top plug. you'll find out soon enough what i mean)
the first time i did it though, it seriously took me about 2 hours. *sigh* i was being REALLY REALLY careful not to brake it.
by the way, the car won't start if the icc isn't plugged in.... go figure. actually, it'll start the first time but cut out pretty much immediatly, the it'll refuse to start. meh.
i hope all this helps.
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hey, when you remove the plugs from the bottom of the icc you have to do it in a certain order, and then plug them back in in a certain order. im pretty sure it is remove from the right hand side to the left hand side and then plug in from the left hand side to the right hand side. i worked for ford a while back and i cant remember the exact reason for this but i know that if u did it the wrong way you got in the shit, im 99% sure its right to left but i havnt done one for a while now.
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