This is a DIY for the removal of the nissan 350z center console to be able to install LEDs in the cup holders, replacement of heated seats switches, or work on the E-Brake system or whatever else is in the center console.
step 1:Medium slotted screwdriver, and small flat-head screwdriver.
step 2:Grasp front of shifter ring and gently pull upward.
step 3:This part of the console will snap out.
step 4:The top portion of this piece will slide down, and you can then rotate this assembly to the side.
step 5:If you want, you can remove the white ribbon cable for the temperature controls, so you can move the shifter piece further out of your way.
step 6: Remove the rubber mat from bottom of Navigation compartment.
step 7: Remove the 2 screws that hold in the Nav door catch piece.
step 8:Remove the Nav Door Catch. Even though the screws are out, it is still held by a couple clips. Try and pinch the lip with your thumb, and get your fingernails in the crack behind it. It will pop out.
step 9:Remove the 2 screws that are now exposed.
step 10:Remove the six (6) screws circled here. Note: The innermost screws hold the white plastic box in. We need to remove these screws, To loosen the white box, but the white box does not get removed from the car.
step 11:Grasp the top of the console with your finger tips, and gently pull towards you.
step 12:It will snap out.
step 13:You can now slide the center console towards you a couple inches, but not too far, as you need to Disconnect the center gauge assembly wiring. The white clip releases by pinching it front and back.
step 14:Now you can slide the assembly further out.
step 15:Tilt it towards you, to expose the rear of the radio.
step 16:Unplug the antennae (it just pulls straight out), and the (2) radio wiring harness抯. These harness release by pushing in the Tang on the top. I used the small screwdriver.
step 17:Now you can remove the complete assembly.
Written By: Scafremon from morpheus.net
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