If you want to do it yourself, it's not hard, I just didn't want to climb under the steering wheel. Use care when touching or cleaning the screens as damage could result. If you're attempting to perform a repair that has not blown a fuse, you're outta luck unless there is an electrical test you can perform. First step is to clear out the old codes and get the unit ready for programming. The carpet must be lifted up to access the rear fuse block. I disconnected the cable on the battery that did not work. If you look unger the dash where the protective cover is once you take that off you will see another fuse area the horn relay fuse will be a big black plug looking fuse.
I am still looking for some sort of master fuse as I have very little function on my digital dashboard totally unlit, except for the various system icons. We are interested to see what it is. To open, turn the latch with a flat bladed tool and pull the trim panel from the edges to fold it down. Then lift the cover off. Some components may have multiple fuses, so make sure you check all of the fuses that are linked to the component in question. You have to pull the carpet back, there is Velcro at the top and you have to pull all the way across the back seat.
I did it by hand but you could use a flat piece of plastic to lever it up. Remove the plastic molding facing the rear. Keep the remote right next to the visor to ensure they are communciatoing. If checking and replacing the fuse for the component in question doesn't work, we recommend seeking assistance from a trusted professional mechanic. This procedure worked for me, I was able to excess the fuse box, it did require a bit of strength to remove the molding at the base of the door frame, I would suggest doing this outside with good lighting and not inside a garage with a trouble light.
Then lift the cover off. Covered it with plastic flashing replaced the wheel arch lining. Once complete, back up about 20 feet and readjust as required. The diagram is inside the fuse box cover. You can try removing power to the radio and amp via the left rear fuse block. Not perfect but will do the job.
Pull hard and you will expose the plastic fuse box. If checking and replacing the fuse for the component in question doesn't work, we recommend seeking assistance from a trusted professional mechanic. That will reset the fader to center. Unscrew plastic screws on carpet covering quarter panels pull back for room to work. How much of that rear panels I have to remove? One for the back half of the car and the other for the front half. There is a fuse diagram in the owner's manual although you'll need a magnifying glass to read the ledgend.
The carpet must be lifted up to access the rear fuse block. Some components may have multiple fuses, so make sure you check all of the fuses that are linked to the component in question. Fuse boxes are located on both the driver side and passenger side. If a fuse is burnt out, you'll have to find it by trial and error moderated with a little educated guessing. You will see staples along the carpet.
While you're in the backseat, check all the fuses, there's a second fusebox on the passenger side. Jan 20, 2013 my 2004 deville has a fuse box under the hood , near the front , on the passanger side. Thanks Tommy Ps I figure the seat issue later! Pull the black material down to access the fuse panel. The one in the trunk is located on the back of the seat, drivers side. To access the fuse block, push in the two tabs located at each end of the fuse block cover. Posted on Dec 02, 2012 This procedure worked for me, I was able to excess the fuse box, it did require a bit of strength to remove the molding at the base of the door frame, I would suggest doing this outside with good lighting and not inside a garage with a trouble light. Each light assembly has two nuts, remove these and assembly will slide out for easy replacement.
Check out the diagrams Below. Fuse Block - Left Rear In the passenger compartment, under the left side of the rear seat at carpet Fuse Block - Right Rear In the passenger compartment, under the right side of the rear seat at carpet Fuse Block - Steering Column In the passenger compartment, behind the driver knee bolster, at the base of the steering column near C202 -- Fuse Block - Underhood In the engine compartment, in the right front corner Aug 23, 2016 Had same problem. Reverse the process when reinstalling the knee board making sure the studs have seated in the slots before retightening the plastic clips at the same time you hold the board firmly up against the bottom of the dashboard. Pull levers out on each side of fuse box cover and lift. The rear seat cushion must be removed to access the rear fuse block.
To do this hold both the far left anfd far right buttons in until they blink rapidly and then stop. I removed the rear drivers side wheel, pulled away the plastic wheel arch lining then sealed the hole where the wiring leads through this pipe. Nov 14, 2010 There are 2 fuse boxes, they are called Bussed Electrical Centers. The vehicle may not be equipped with all of the fuses, relays, and features shown. The fusebox cover comes off vertically by pressing on the latches at the narrow ends. I took the upper intake off to get to it, but I don't think it was necessary. Watch out for the staples on the back of the carpet!!! Posted on Jan 29, 2009 This is a good description but I think missing a couple things.