[V8] IC removal
jward.v8 at gmail.com
Sun May 22 10:16:39 EDT 2005
Hey Phill, hope this helps:
On 5/22/05, pdlord at talent.com.au <pdlord at talent.com.au> wrote:
> I've done a search on this but can't find anyone who's made it clear how
> they've removed the IC, tho plenty on trouble shooting the various IC probs
> (mine are intermittent selective dash light failure and intermittent temp
> gauge failure).
> I thought that there was no exact info because it was a simple operation. Not
> for me... Took the thin plastic trim off below the IC, then the top 1/2 of
> column shroud. Took of screws on lower IC assy, then tried to pull IC assy
> forward and out. Moved out a little, but basically no luck. Some resistance
> from behind the IC was one thing (so I pulled the lower panel to look up from
> behind the IC to pull any connectors as required, couldn't see any problem -
> but then couldn't see much anyway with the mass of wires back there!).
> It looks like indicator/wiper switches and steering wheel will have to come
> off to allow room for the lower IC tabs to clear. Ran out of time on this and
> had to re-assemble. Will try again, but had the feeling I was missing
> something - is it really this hard to remove the IC?
> Anyone shed light on this? Note this is a RHD 1990 w/out airbags but principle
> should be the same for LHD. I hope.
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