*Guide* removing centre console

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*Guide* removing centre console

Post by matty101 » Sun Nov 22, 2009 5:08 pm

A Guide to removing your centre console.

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slide a small screw driver down behind the vent and lever them down till they pop and you can access the screws behind.

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like so.... next remove the two screws (might be a good idea to close the vent thingy at the back to avoid loosing your screws)
once you've done this the top clock and temp display should just lift off.

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next you should remove the all the heater dials, most of them should just pull off apart from the middle one where you will have to insert a small screw driver in to a small hole on the underside and wiggle it about until the dial comes loose.

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the sliding bar at the bottom simply prises off gently with a screw driver as does the hazzard light switch.
once you have removed all these it should look like this

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the final thing you must do before you can remove it is unscrew the 2 screws at the bottom.
Once this is done you should be able to pull the front pannel off. leaving you to either replace your bulbs or paint it etc.

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once done the only thing left to do is replace everything in the opposite order.

**be warned on earlier model corsas there is an additional 2 screws on the rear of the console above where the bulbs go that hold the heater ducting**
OFFICAL DVLA DATA:
1414 - corsa gsi's on the road in 2008.
735 - corsa gsi's currently on the road and 436 SORN
Basicly you would have to be a right tw*t to break one for parts :rant:

Thanks to everyone for an awsome weekend at pvs!