How to Remove the Dash From the 2006 Dodgeby Erick Kristian
Removing the dash from a 2006 Dodge is a job you can do in minutes using an ordinary flat-head screwdriver. Depending on the model of the Dodge and condition of the car, the plastic dash might be brittle from wear and age. Always be careful when removing the dash, and never apply too much sudden force. The removal should be gentle and delicate. Reattaching the dash is simple -- it can just be popped back into place and reattached with screws.
Examine the dash panel. Find gaps in the finish of the dash. These are small lines that run between the body of the car and the dash panel; they are typically found around the car's stereo and trim. Look for any screws holding the dash in place; unscrew them. Most vehicles will not have screws, but if they do, it will only be one or two.
Gently place the flat-head screwdriver into the gaps between the dash and the body. Pry back the dash panel slowly -- do this every 1 or 2 inches on the dash until the dash is loose. Some spots will be easier to remove than others. This is due to clips in the dash making it harder to pry off.
Use caution in areas that are harder to pry off. These are the main connecting points in the dash and must be gently pried off. It might seem difficult at first, but once it pops off, then the dash should easily be removed by hand.
Items you will need
- Flat-head screwdriver
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