Jeep Cherokee (XJ): Instrument panel accessory switch bezel. Cigar lighter relay. Cluster bezel

Jeep Cherokee (XJ) 1984 - 2001 Service Manual > Instrument panel systems > Removal and installation > Instrument panel accessory switch bezel. Cigar lighter relay. Cluster bezel

Instrument panel accessory switch bezel

WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIRBAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRECAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL INJURY.

REMOVAL

(1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.

(2) Remove the center bezel from the instrument panel. Refer to Instrument Panel Center Bezel in the Removal and Installation section of this group for the procedures.

(3) Remove the three screws that secure the accessory switch bezel to the instrument panel (Fig. 8).

Fig. 8 Instrument Panel Accessory Switch Bezel Remove/Install
Fig. 8 Instrument Panel Accessory Switch Bezel Remove/Install

1 - ACCESSORY SWITCH BEZEL
2 - SCREW

(4) Pull the accessory switch bezel away from the instrument panel far enough to access the instrument panel wire harness connectors.

(5) Disconnect the instrument panel wire harness connectors from the connector receptacles, the accessory switches, the cigar lighter and the accessory power outlet on the back of the accessory switch bezel.

(6) Remove the accessory switch bezel from the instrument panel.

INSTALLATION

(1) Position the accessory switch bezel to the instrument panel.

(2) Reconnect the instrument panel wire harness connectors to the connector receptacles, the accessory switches, the cigar lighter and the accessory power outlet on the back of the accessory switch bezel.

(3) Position the accessory switch bezel onto the instrument panel.

(4) Install and tighten the three screws that secure the accessory switch bezel to the instrument panel.

Tighten the screws to 2.2 N·m (20 in. lbs.).

(5) Install the center bezel onto the instrument panel. Refer to Instrument Panel Center Bezel in the Removal and Installation section of this group for the procedures.

(6) Reconnect the battery negative cable.

Cigar lighter relay

WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIRBAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRECAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL INJURY.

REMOVAL

(1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.

(2) Remove the fuse access panel by unsnapping it from the right cowl side trim panel.

(3) Remove the stamped nut that secures the right cowl side trim to the junction block stud (Fig. 9).

Fig. 9 Right Cowl Side Trim Remove/Install
Fig. 9 Right Cowl Side Trim Remove/Install

1 - RIGHT FRONT DOOR SILL
2 - COWL SIDE TRIM PANEL
3 - SCREW
4 - SILL TRIM
5 - FUSE ACCESS PANEL
6 - PUSH-NUT

(4) Remove the screw located above the fuse access opening that secures the right cowl side trim to the right cowl side inner panel.

(5) Remove the screw that secures the right door sill trim and the right cowl side trim to the right door opening sill.

(6) Remove the right cowl side trim panel from the vehicle.

(7) Refer to Junction Block in the Contents of Group 8W - Wiring Diagrams for cigar lighter relay identification and location.

(8) Remove the cigar lighter relay from the receptacle in the junction block.

INSTALLATION

(1) Refer to Junction Block in the Contents of Group 8W - Wiring Diagrams for the proper cigar lighter relay location.

(2) Position the cigar lighter relay to the receptacle in the junction block.

(3) Align the terminals of the cigar lighter relay with the cavities in the junction block receptacle.

(4) Push on the cigar lighter relay case firmly and evenly until all of the relay terminals are fully seated within the cavities of the junction block receptacle.

(5) Position the right cowl side trim to the right door sill trim.

(6) Install and tighten the screw that secures the right cowl side trim to the right door sill trim.

Tighten the screw to 2.2 N·m (20 in. lbs.).

(7) Position the right cowl side trim to the right cowl side inner panel.

(8) Install and tighten the screw that secures the right cowl side trim to the right cowl side inner panel. Tighten the screw to 2.2 N·m (20 in. lbs.).

(9) Install the stamped nut that secures the right cowl side trim to the junction block stud.

(10) Install the fuse access panel by snapping it onto the right cowl side trim panel.

(11) Reconnect the battery negative cable.

Cluster bezel

WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIRBAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRECAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL INJURY.

REMOVAL

(1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.

(2) Remove the knee blocker from the instrument panel. Refer to Knee Blocker in the Removal and Installation section of this group for the procedures.

(3) Remove the center bezel from the instrument panel. Refer to Instrument Panel Center Bezel in the Removal and Installation section of this group for the procedures.

(4) Remove the four screws exposed by the center bezel removal that secure the cluster bezel to the instrument panel.

(5) Remove the headlamp switch knob and shaft from the headlamp switch. Refer to Headlamp Switch in the Removal and Installation section of this group for the procedures.

(6) Disengage the two ends of the steering column sight shield from each other at the connector located below the lower steering column shroud (Fig. 10).

Fig. 10 Cluster Bezel Remove/Install
Fig. 10 Cluster Bezel Remove/Install

1 - INSTRUMENT PANEL
2 - CLUSTER BEZEL
3 - SCREW
4 - STEERING COLUMN SIGHT SHIELD CONNECTOR
5 - HEADLAMP SWITCH KNOB AND SHAFT

(7) If the vehicle is so equipped, set the tilt steering column in its lowest position.

(8) Using a trim stick or another suitable wide flat-bladed tool, gently pry around the perimeter of the cluster bezel to disengage the five snap clips from their receptacles in the instrument panel.

(9) Remove the cluster bezel from the instrument panel.

INSTALLATION

(1) Position the cluster bezel to the instrument panel.

(2) Align the snap clips on the cluster bezel with the receptacles in the instrument panel.

(3) Press firmly on the cluster bezel over each of the snap clip locations until each of the snap clips is fully engaged in its receptacle.

(4) Engage the two ends of the steering column sight shield with each other at the connector located below the lower steering column shroud.

(5) Install the headlamp switch knob and shaft onto the headlamp switch. Refer to Headlamp Switch in the Removal and Installation section of this group for the procedures.

(6) Install and tighten the four screws that secure the cluster bezel to the instrument panel beneath the instrument panel center bezel. Tighten the screws to 2.2 N·m (20 in. lbs.).

(7) Install the center bezel onto the instrument panel. Refer to Instrument Panel Center Bezel in the Removal and Installation section of this group for the procedures.

(8) Install the knee blocker onto the instrument panel. Refer to Knee Blocker in the Removal and Installation section of this group for the procedures.

Be certain that the two ends of the steering column sight shield connector are engaged with each other before installing the knee blocker.

(9) Reconnect the battery negative cable.

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