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I have a 2013 Sharp Red that I'm trying to run down a blower motor problem. The motor just stopped and won't operate on any of the fan settings. I bought a new motor but it still doesn't work. I have read the threads on blower motor problems. I have tried wiggling wires with no luck. I took the resistor pack out but I don't know how to check it to see if it is fried or what the resistance readings should be. I thought I would take out the temperature control unit to see if the blower speed selector had an issue. I figured that should be an easy continuity check. I got the radio out without any problems but the dash cover has the control trapped. I looked for how to remove the cover but I can only find information for the earlier dash like my 2008 had. I don't want to break anything trying to figure it out :shrug:. Can anyone show/tell me how to remove it?
 

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After 2011 they added this upper dash cover. The earlier ones just had a plastic cover over the A/C control. Even Alldata doesn't show the later version. All the DIY instructions only show how to do the early version. To get at this one you have to remove a one piece cover that goes all the way across the entire car. That is what I need to know how to remove.



On the early version you only had to take off the radio surround to get access tho the A/C control.

 

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Wondering if anyone ever figured this out?
I too have the same one piece top dash and wanted to find out how to remove it.

I may tear into it and try to figure it out myself.
Any help would be appreciated.
 

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Here you go:


Dash tear-down


Everything you need to know to remove the dash. Have fun.
Gearhead, many thanks to you for finding this, but again this is the dash with the removable center, my dash is all one piece. and many of the mounting screws in the link are in accessible on my dash.

Someday I hope to figure it out and then I will upload my findings.:)
 
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