2002 Honda Odyssey Power Plug in Center Console

Tiny
CKCJR42
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  • 2002 HONDA ODYSSEY
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 109,167 MILES
How do I access lower center console area to reattach the power plug? My EX model has a DVD player and I do not know how to remove it to gain access to components installed below it.
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Sunday, February 10th, 2008 AT 11:16 AM

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Tiny
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Have you had this repaired yet? I had mine fall out and just fixed it this morning after much searching on the internet for instructions. It appears that Honda would charge as much as $90 to put it back in, and after taking the necessary trim pieces off, installing the plug and putting it all back together, I can see why. At least from my unknowledgable attempt at it.

If you need, I can post the steps that I used. All I could find on the internet was without the DVD player.
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Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008 AT 10:39 AM
Tiny
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No, I have not had it repaired and welcome any advice and instructions you have to offer.
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Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008 AT 10:46 AM
Tiny
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1. Remove the center portion of fastener 21, these come out rather easily, then pull out the outside ring of 21.
2. Remove the lower center console power shroud 11?
3. Pull out the cup tray, there should be a clip that needs to be released from the center underside to pull it completely out.
4. You also have to remove the trim piece around the DVD player. There are six of those little plastic with the metal oneway clips holding that piece in. I don't know if there is an easy way of backing them out, but I only broke 2 when I removed my trim piece, so it went back in pretty well. Pry gently.
5. Remove the 6 screws from the black piece around the DVD, storage compartment, power outlet area.
6. Remove the black piece gently, there are two tabs on the top, above the DVD player, that need to be pushed down slightly.
7. You should now have access to the area behind the power outlet, pull it all out and play with it to get a feel for how the assembly attaches and screws together.
8. Pull the screw collar back aways so that you can plug the outlet it without trouble, plug in the power outlet. Notice there is a little tab that sticks out, this aligns with a notch in the lower console. Pull the screw piece back together and tighten.
9. Put all the pieces back together again. Save extra screws for next time.

Be careful putting the cup holder back, I smashed my thumb ramming it back in. Maybe try to use the screwdriver on the clip to push it past the stop.

I wish you well.
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Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008 AT 1:29 PM
Tiny
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Happy Birthday?
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