To disconnect the brake light switch from it's harness connector, push the two tabs indicated by arrows in the picture below toward each other and pull the harness connector off of the switch. The switchblade key is useful for this step, as shown below. Loosen or tighten them as necessary. Once inside, you fit perfectly. So please, any help would be great.
Raise the rear edge of the ashtray upwards, as shown below, making sure the two tabs on the edge of the ashtray clear the center console 1. . To prevent screws from finding their way into depths of console, you might be willing to cover openings in triangles with masking tape. And it would be difficult and not very bright if i decided to paint the dash in the car lol. Use a screwdriver to carefully pry out the rear of the light in the glove box 1 and then slide it towards the rear of the car to get it out 2 , as shown below.
The suspension is taut, well damped, tremendously composed; it never wastes motion. The clutch is firm and the shift feels well oiled, and you get new speeds exactly on demand. You should now be able to remove the trim cage from the dashboard. Stops from 70 mph were stable and consistent at 160 feet. Please give credit where credit is due! You will see if there are any other wires you may have missed, the large rubber hose behind the radio and the 2 screws that hold the center heater opening in.
The trim piece is held in by 6 tabs as shown in the picture below arrows. Remove the two sides to the rear ashtray as shown in the picture below. For the driver and one companion, though, everything's there and perfectly placed. Once the fuse panel access door is open pull off the trim piece which contains the door using both hands, as shown below only one hand is shown since I needed the other one to take the picture. For various vehicle trim pieces Ideal for interior and exterior trim 9 piece - Different sizes and shapes Contains: Pull type, wide type, narrow type, upholstery clip remover, handy remover. Headlight switch In order to remove the switch, access it from the back, squeeze horizontal bars to release it. Once it's out, disconnect the power, speaker and antenna connections behind the radio.
Just make sure you have all the wires unplugged. Once this is done, pull upwards on the ashtray side may have to pull hard to remove it 2. Russ Hey guys, Just did this and here is a little update for you homies doing your 1989 Turbo Dashes. At the lower right and left corners of the dash there are two bolts, 10 mm that are hidden behind the kick panels. The image below shows the 4 tabs yellow arrows and two posts red arrows that make it difficult to release the front of the e-brake console from under the lower center console. Depending on what kit you purchased, results or install directions may vary.
Once they're clear, slide the ashtray towards the rear of the car and out of the center console 2. If you want to remove the shifter surround, use a pin to remove the plastic trim cover by the front of the seats. I see that there is not big problem with handbrake. Disconnect the harness connector from the light by pulling the two tabs apart simultaneously, as shown below. Have fun and since you have gone this far you may want to try checking the heater core, because if it goes out, you have to do all this again! The Supra feels like an athlete.
Note: picture is of a mk4 Jetta but the way the parking brake works is pretty much identical in the mk3 cars with disc brakes. The picture below shows one of the clips that secures the cupholder in place. Turn off the ignition, and get cracking… Lift the gear lever gaiter surround, ideally using a plastic flat-bladed trim removal tool. Disconnect the power wire for the 12v outlet from the ashtray by removing the wire retaining clip red arrow from the hole in the bottom of the ashtray yellow arrow , as shown below. The drag coefficient of 0. The upper part of the dash is held in by 5 or 6 snap in male connectors.
Make sure you insert them correctly, so that they release the unit securing mechanism. Like an idea of how many screws there are and the locations of most of them or at least the ones i cant see. The install is fairly simple, just takes some time to make it nice and neat. Remove the two T20 Torx screws indicated by the arrows in the picture below. Pull up and out the plastic ashtray side trim outlined in red You will expose these 2 plastic tabs on each side, 4 in total outlined in red. Parking brake adjustment Remove the center console. Complete removal of the lower trim requires pushing gear lever gaiter surround through trim opening.
It is easier to see if you are using a non-black hose. This switch often malfunctions and need to be adjusted or replaced. Remove the driver's side of the armrest trim as shown in the picture below. Please make sure to say thanks to Gary, and if you ever see him at a bar, buy em a beer. Now on it's 4th incarnation, it remains a drivers favourite.