The dashboard of a car of a collapsible design consists of a decorative panel and a frame

The plastic decorative panel is fixed to the frame with screws.

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Steel structure frame that is part of the body structure.

The steering column, the heater and air conditioner unit and electrical equipment are attached to the frame.

We prepare the car for the task. Disconnect the negative terminal of the battery.

We remove the steering wheel (see - Removing and installing steering wheel Renault Duster).

Removing the steering column switches Renault Duster steering column switches design and replacement.

We remove the instrument cluster (described in the article - Removing the Renault Duster instrument cluster).

We remove the lining of the tunnel floor (described in the article - Removing the lining of the tunnel of the floor of the Renault Duster car).

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Using the Torx T20 key, unscrew the two screws of the lower fastening of the instrument panel console to the body

Remove the dashboard console overlay Removing the electronic units of the Renault Duster car

We remove the audio system

We unscrew the two self-tapping screws for the heating and air conditioning control unit and push the unit inside the dashboard

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Pulling towards you, remove the headlight range control knob

Using the TorxT20 wrench, unscrew the two self-tapping screws for the headlight range control and push the knob inside the dashboard

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Prying off with a screwdriver, fold back the screw cap of the side lower fastening of the instrument panel

We unscrew the screw of the side fastening of the instrument panel.

We also unscrew the screw on the other side of the dashboard

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Using the TorxT20 key, unscrew the two self-tapping screws for the instrument panel above the steering column

In the niche for the audio system, use the TorxT20 key to unscrew the screw of the central fastening of the instrument panel

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Using the TorxT20 wrench, unscrew the screw that secures the handle of the steering column lock lever

Open the glove box and remove the cover from the diagnostic shoe.

We press on the latch (arrow in the figure), push the block inside the dashboard.

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Remove the driver's door seal in the area of the A-pillar and dashboard.

Also on the passenger side

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We wring out the upholstery of the left front pillar

We remove the lower clips from the holes in the instrument panel and remove the upholstery of the left front pillar.

Also remove the upholstery of the right A-pillar.

Using the TorxT20 wrench, unscrew the screw of the upper side fastening of the instrument panel

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We also unscrew the screw on the other side of the dashboard

Moving the instrument panel away from the crossbeam

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We remove the pads of the wiring harness from the hole in the transverse beam of the instrument panel in the area "A" Fig. 15.

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Use a screwdriver to move the pad retainer

Disconnecting the pads

We take out the dashboard from the car

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Install the dashboard in reverse order.