Tools Required:

  • 1/4″ ratchet
  • Extensions (optional but very helpful)
  • 8mm socket
  • 10mm socket
  • Magnetic pickup
  • Wood block
  • Hand sledge (or big hammer)

Step 1 – Remove tissue box-coin holder.

Step 2 – Remove the cubbyhole compartment by pulling up and toward you.

Step 3 – Remove cup holder piece.

Step 4 – Remove (2) 8mm bolts. Loosen the 10mm connector retaining bolt. Disconnect this connector and route up under the heater controls to move it out of the way temporarily.

Step 5 – Remove (2) 8mm bolts in the console. These are threaded into the transmission hump.

The 1995-1996 console has a little light in the cup-holder section of the console that you will need to release to get it out (its just a little tab).

Step 6 – Use a wood block against the metal bracket, and hit hard with a hammer toward rear until the console moves back about 2-inches. Note how the rear legs (or feet) go under metal tabs in the hump for reassembly.

To help a stubborn one get out, look real close at the bottom edge of the console. Toward the rear is a small raised edge area with a cut out. You can get a screwdriver up in there and press upwards on the release tabs, and then push the console back toward rear of the truck.

Installation is reverse of removal.

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