[V6-12v] Instrument pod

Tom Christiansen tomchr at ee.washington.edu
Fri Jul 23 20:25:53 EDT 2004

At 05:15 PM 8/23/2004, apowell at colocougs.org wrote:
>Kent McLean <kentmclean at mindspring.com> asked:
>I took the instrument cluster out of my '94 100 S to explore
>replacing the ignition switch.....
>On a related note, disconnecting some of the electrical
>connectors was difficult. I had trouble prying out the
>locking tabs on each side while pulling the connector.
>Q. Any tips on releasing the locking tabs while pulling
>     on the connector?  Is there a cheap tool that pries
>     them apart while pulling?

The trick is to undo the locking tab first using a small screwdriver, then 
pull the connector. I believe that's how Bentley prescribes it. It's also 
what I did when pulling the instrument cluster on my 1993 90 S.


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