Removal

Manual transmission models

1 Disconnect the battery negative terminal.
2 Carefully prise the base of the gear lever boot from its location, then undo the two screws securing the Fiat Punto console to the gear lever housing (see illustrations).



Carefully prise the base of the gear lever boot from its location ...



... then undo the screws (arrowed) securing the console of Fiat Punto to the gear lever housing - manual transmission models


3 Carefully prise up the front edge of the oddments tray to release the two retaining clips (see illustration). Disengage the rear edge of the oddments tray from the base of the handbrake lever and remove the tray.



Carefully prise up the front of the oddments tray to release the two retaining clips - manual transmission models


4 Undo the two retaining nuts located in the oddments tray aperture (see illustration).



Undo the two retaining nuts (arrowed) in the oddments tray aperture - manual transmission models


5 Lift out the ashtray from the rear of the centre console of Fiat Punto.
6 Undo the retaining screw and remove the ashtray surround from the console (see illustrations).



Undo the retaining screw (arrowed)...



... and remove the ashtray surround from the console – manual transmission models


7 Undo the nut, now exposed, securing the rear of the console to the floor (see illustration).



Undo the nut (arrowed) securing the rear of the console to the floor – manual transmission models


8 Pull up the handbrake lever as far as it will go.
9 Lift the console up at the rear and manipulate it over the handbrake lever.
10 Disconnect the wiring connectors from the Fiat Punto console switches as applicable.
11 Feed the gear lever boot through the console aperture and remove the console from the car (see illustration).



Feed the gear lever boot through the aperture and remove the console – manual transmission models


Automatic transmission models

12 Disconnect the battery negative terminal.
13 Remove the selector lever cover from the gear selector lever assembly.
14 Undo the two screws securing the console to the gear selector lever housing (see illustration).



Undo the screws (arrowed) securing the Fiat Punto console to the gear selector lever housing - automatic transmission models


15 Carefully prise up the lower edge of the coin holder and remove the holder from the console (see illustration).



Carefully prise up and remove the coin holder from the console – automatic transmission models


16 Undo the two retaining screws located on each side of the console (see illustration).



Undo the two screws (arrowed) on each side of the console – automatic transmission models


17 Remove the rear ashtray housing and undo the console rear retaining nut.
18 Lift the console from its location, disconnect the wiring connectors from the console switches as applicable, and remove the console from the Fiat Punto car (see illustration).



Lift the console from its location and remove it from the Fiat Punto car – automatic transmission models


Refitting

19 Refitting is a reversal of removal. On automatic transmission models, refit the selector lever cover.