Windscreen cowl panel - removal and refitting

Removal
1 Open the bonnet and disconnect the windscreen washer hose at the T-piece connector.

2 Remove both windscreen wiper arm assemblies.

3 Remove the single securing screw from each end of the cowl panel.

4 On models up to 1987, prise out the screw covers and remove the eight plastic screws securing the cowl panel to the body.

Withdraw the panel.

5 On models from 1987, prise out the screw covers and remove the plastic securing screws. Pull the front edge of the cowl panel upwards to disengage the front fixing clips, then move the panel to the left and then to the right to disengage the hooks on the panel underside. Withdraw the panel.

Refitting
6 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

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