1966 padded dash removal

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Cadillac Detailing and Bodywork - Interior and Exterior including Body and Wheels Discussion, 1966 padded dash removal in Item Specific Cadillac Discussion; It seems the majority of the elec. work under the dash is not vert acessable. Can anyone tell me the ...
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    johnbost is offline Cadillac Owners Member
    Automobile(s): 1966 cadillac deville conv.
    Join Date
    Jul 2010

    1966 padded dash removal

    It seems the majority of the elec. work under the dash is not vert acessable. Can anyone tell me the steps required to remove a 1966 caddy conv. padded dash?

    Also is the sentinel lighting lever at the face of the insrument suppose to continue to turn 360 degrees, or should it stop at the off and max settings? I have a manual but this is not described in the manual.

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    Volcom26 is offline Cadillac Owners Member
    Automobile(s): 1966 Coupe Deville
    Join Date
    Sep 2009

    Re: 1966 padded dash removal

    Remove piller chrome on both sides, then To remove dash pull the 5 or so screws from the front of dash-pad that run through the dash it self...
    Once those are out lift the dash up a couple inchs in the front & pull straight back it will come out...

    Note: be careful for electric wiring that is attached to the dash!


    PS sent switch just max out all the way clockwise(longest time on) all the way to left to the click turns it off

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