1985 Jaguar XJ6 Repair Question
How do you remove the instrument panel and gauges such as the speedometer, etc.
Remove and Refit
¤ Speedometer illumination bulb-remove and refit.
¤ Flasher indicator bulb-remove and refit.
¤ Ignition low charge indicator bulb-remove and refit.
¤ Fuel gauge-remove and refit.
¤ Fuel gauge illumination bulb-remove and refit.
¤ Temperature gauge-remove and refit.
¤ Temperature gauge illumination bulb-remove and refit.
Disconnect the battery.
Press the speedometer (1, Fig. 10) in towards the fascia and rotate in a clockwise direction for right-hand drive cars and anti-clockwise for left-hand drive cars, until the instrument releases from the locking tabs.
Withdraw speedometer from the fascia (1. Fig. 11).
Note the positions of the cables and disconnect from the Lucar connectors at the back of the instrument (2, Fig. 11).
Unscrew the speedometer drive cable and turn the trip reset connector anti-clockwise until it releases, then pull it off.
Withdraw the speedometer illumination bulb, the flasher indicator bulb, and the ignition low charge indicator bulb (3, Fig. 11).
With the speedometer removed, the fuel gauge retaining bracket nut (2. Fig. 10) can be removed and the indicator (3. Fig. 10) withdrawn from the fascia.
Remove the fuel gauge illumination bulb holder and remove the bulb (4, Fig. 10).
The temperature gauge can also be removed by removing the retaining bracket nut and withdrawing the indicator from the fascia. Remove the temperature gauge illumination bulb holder and remove the bulb.
Reverse the above operations.
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