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Need some help guys.
Im trying to take off the dashboard on my 01 sierra but im stuck trying to take off the dashboard grab bar (the bar just on top of the AC/heater vents. im using a Haynes Repair Manual and the illustration says: "Through the air duct holes, use a pry tool to push out the ends of the dashboard grab bar". the step by step also says: "through the holes left by the air ducts, push in the clips at each end of the dashboard grab bar and remove the bar". ive tried and tried but no luck pushing the clips or ends of the grab bar.

any suggestions on how to take care of this step would be greatly appreciated.

btw, i wanna take the dashboard off so i can replace a broken DRL sensor. if you know if an easier way to replace it that would help also.

thanks.
 

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It's really simple, remove the vents, and the tabs will be visible. Depress them and the bar pulls straight out.
thats the thing, i have the vents off but either i dont know how to depress the tabs or i just dont know what part to depress.
i see the bar that leads into the dash bar but i cant figure out what to do next. maybe im just a dumbass. :crazy:
 

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Look in the vent on each side of the grab bar and there will be a little white plastic piece. Push that in and pull the bar at the same time. You will have to do one side at a time but it will pop out!
 

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Look in the vent on each side of the grab bar and there will be a little white plastic piece. Push that in and pull the bar at the same time. You will have to do one side at a time but it will pop out!
sounds pretty simple. i'll try it when i get home.

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sounds pretty simple. i'll try it when i get home.

thanks.
I had the same book, and I was taking apart my dash this weekend, I couldn't figure it out, so I got my dad out there, and he looked at it for a couple seconds and pushed the little clip and got it out. :nono:
Stuff like that irritates me.
 

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Got home yesterday and pushed in those white clips while pulling on the bar and it came out pretty easy. :mad: been trying all weekend to get it out with no luck and all it took me was 2 minutes on monday. :mad:

well, i got the dash off and replaced the DRL sensor pretty quickly. now my headlights arent on ALL the time. :biggrin:

thanks for the help guys.
 
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