Honda Accord: Center Console Removal/Installation - Consoles - Body - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Center Console Removal/Installation

NOTE: - Put on gloves to protect your hands.

- Take care not to scratch the front seat, the dashboard, or the related parts.

1 . Remove these items: - Center console panel (see page 20-157) - Center console rear trim (see page 20-160) 2. If equipped, detach the harness clips (A) fastening the front seat heater switch harnesses (B) from the center console. M/T with seat heater: Detach the harness clip from the driver's side only.

3 . D i s c o n n e c t t h e c o n s o l e a c c e s s o r y power s o c k


3 . D i s c o n n e c t t h e c o n s o l e a c c e s s o r y power s o c k et connector (A) and the auxiliary jack assembly connector (B), and detach the harness clip (C).

4. Remove the screws (A) and the bolts (B) securing the


4. Remove the screws (A) and the bolts (B) securing the center console (C).

5. Remove the center console (A).


5. Remove the center console (A).

- 1 . Detach the clips by pulling out the front bottom edges of the center console from both sides.

-2. Pull up the console to release the hooks (B).

-3. With rear ventilation: Pull the console rearward to disconnect both the side ducts (C).

Without rear ventilation

With rear ventilation


With rear ventilation

6. With rear ventilation; If necessary, release the clips


6. With rear ventilation; If necessary, release the clips and detach the passenger's seat heater switch harness clip (A), then remove the driver's rear ventilation duct (B) and the passenger's rear ventilation duct (C) from the center rear ventilation duct joint (D).

Fastener Locations

7. Install the console in the reverse order of removal,


7. Install the console in the reverse order of removal, and note these items: - Make sure each connector is plugged in properly.

- If the clips are damaged, replace them with new ones.

- Push the clips and the hooks into place securely.

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    Center Console Rear Trim Removal/Installation
    Special Tools Required KTC Trim Tool Set SOJATP2014* *Available through the Honda Tool and Equipment Program; call 888-424-6857 NOTE: - Take care not to scratch the center console and the rela ...

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