How To Remove The Dash In A 2006 Ford Taurus

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By Shay Mabry

You may need to remove the dash on a vehicle to make specific repairs within the engine. The Ford Taurus dash is connected to panels, switches and the steering column, so there are many steps to perform to remove the dash completely. You can buy the tools needed for the dash removal from a local auto-parts store and perform this task yourself.

Mute the speaker Listen to this using a male or female voice M/F Disconnect the vehicle's negative battery cable. After two minutes, the air bags will be disabled.

Mute the speaker Listen to this using a male or female voice M/F Remove the center console. Open the console and remove the bottom bolts. Use a flat-bladed tool to pry off the panel trim and then remove the bolts that are located at the center on each lower side.

Mute the speaker Listen to this using a male or female voice M/F Bend the heavy-duty wire to create a hooked tool. Remove the heating/air conditioner control assembly using the tool by disconnecting the electrical connectors, vacuum harness and control cable in the holes of the face plate. Remove the assembly finish panel by removing the bolts and clips.

Mute the speaker Listen to this using a male or female voice M/F Disconnect the headlight switch. Use a flat-bladed tool to pry out the finish panels of the headlight switch and the trunk release button. Disconnect the switch and button plug connectors.

Mute the speaker Listen to this using a male or female voice M/F Unscrew and remove the upper steering column cover. Tilt the steering wheel down and remove the trim panel. Remove the instrument cluster's screws and disconnect the electrical connectors. Remove the instrument cluster.

Mute the speaker Listen to this using a male or female voice M/F Remove the push-in fasteners located on the panel beneath the dash on the passenger side by prying down on them with a flat-bladed tool or screwdriver.

Mute the speaker Listen to this using a male or female voice M/F Remove the screws that are located below the glove box. Open the glove box and squeeze the sides until it slides out of the dash.

Mute the speaker Listen to this using a male or female voice M/F Remove the brake release handle's metal clip located behind the dash. Disconnect the cable end from the release arm and slide the cable housing out of the bracket. Pull on the brake release handle to slide it out.

Mute the speaker Listen to this using a male or female voice M/F Remove the screw and clip on the trim panel located beneath the steering column. Disconnect the electrical connectors in the column assembly.

Mute the speaker Listen to this using a male or female voice M/F Turn the ignition key until it is in the "Lock" position. Unbolt and remove the air bag, then remove the steering wheel. Remove the steering wheel retaining bolt and separate the wheel from the shaft using a steering wheel puller.

Mute the speaker Listen to this using a male or female voice M/F Remove the U-joint's pinch bolt and the four nuts that secure the steering column. Note the location of the steering column's U-joint in relationship to the intermediate shaft. Lower the steering column and slide it from the intermediate shaft.

Mute the speaker Listen to this using a male or female voice M/F Using a flat-bladed tool or screwdriver, pry off the cable located on the steering column's base. Release the cable housing from the bracket on the column.

Mute the speaker Listen to this using a male or female voice M/F Using a screwdriver, remove the screws and disconnect the diagnostic connector located on the lower dash frame.

Mute the speaker Listen to this using a male or female voice M/F Unscrew the dash at the sides of the glove box opening and at the top of the panel.

Mute the speaker Listen to this using a male or female voice M/F Using a flat-bladed tool, pry and remove the finish panel at the left side, the right side and the windshield base. The doors of the vehicle may have to be opened to reach the sides. Remove the screws at each end of the panel.

Mute the speaker Listen to this using a male or female voice M/F Remove the dash from the vehicle by lifting up and pulling out.

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