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Old 01-16-2007, 10:39 PM
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Originally Posted by bimmer01 View Post
While replacing the FSU, I found it difficult removing the wire and sliding the old FSU out, because of a cover right below the glove compartment. In your photo that says "follow the wires... FSU up there", I suggest you also show how to remove the cover below the glove compartment so that you have more room to work. I was not able to remove the cover, so I struggled to replace the unit.
Here's the cover, looking up from the floor at the underside of the glove box:

Just grab the front of it and yank it straight back. It should come right out.

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