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Old 10-01-2012, 08:05 PM
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When removing the Z3's instrument cluster, what is the secret to removing the cables? I've seen a couple of videos, but they're not very helpful. What needs to be pushed, pulled, turned, ?? Thanks. Don't want to break anything!
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I tilted mine face-down into the steering wheel where I could see the connectors better. Each connector has a tab that you push with your fingers to release, sort of a "squeeze and pull" motion. I'm sorry I don't rememer the exact position of each tab.

Then, with the cluster disconnected, turn the steering wheel to the left with the cluster in it, and it easily slides out the left side (assuming left-hand drive).

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