Any suggestions, where to start? There are also cup rings on the rubber pads which are hard to get rid of due to previous careless owners. To find the rear three you must remove the front panel the one near the window. You need to unscrew the lower of the two. Hope it helped a bit! At the moment it is shaped like a propeller. Now I thought this would be a simple job for the dealer to replace under warranty - well the only way to release the cupholder is to remove the entire top of the dashboard. Right side seems to be going in normally, but the left side is completely stuck somewhere. Hello Mart Could you be more specific? At this point the box can be levered off its hinges and put to one side.
This makes putting a hitch from a Ranger onto a Windstar a structuraly problem. Ignore the pic of having the whole cupholder out- it's the new case where I put in the old part i removed, just to show you how to do it. As long as you don't need to replace the actual body of the cupholder mine had the actual part that holds the cup in place broken - the one that fold in when you push the cupholder in , you can replace or remove the moving part of it. If, however, you want to just take the hitch off of the Ranger and bolt it up the Windstar, that would never work. Once put back in place, the locking function was restored.
On the cup holders, the later design has something sticking out of the back unlike the earlier model which makes it longer than the older design. I got fed up with jamming bits of card into it. You can replace the cup holders without removing the dash top. These are the front three. . Could somebody give me some hints how to remove the holder as easily as possible? I couldn't get it out. Before you drown your radio.
Its just alot more fiddly but doesnt take long. Most probably something came out from its original position. Any suggestions, where to start? I accidentally bent the holder, and now it won't go in anymore. Took me about 2-3 hours. They are held in with 2 self tapping cross head screws. Try finding the one that is right for you by choosing the price range, brand, or specifications that meet your needs. Hello MartCould you be more specific? So my dad used a screwdriver to pry the cupholder out, then he used the screw driver to undo the bottom panel.
Popular mk4 cup holder of Good Quality and at Affordable Prices You can Buy on AliExpress. Insert a flat screwdriver in the gap just on the top of the cupholder, and press it down a bit to release the 2 little hooks thats holding it in and out it comes! Upgrade to a new, improved center console with three, easy-clean cupholders that won't dump coffee on your radio when you stomp on the gas. Hi - I know this is a bit late but I've just repaired the passenger side cup holder on my D-4D after reading the above post. Unfortunately you have to remove the dashboard to replace the cupholders, If you will not fix them with the way the other members said. It's a bit fiddly and you may have to select from a number of different length screwdrivers to find the best fit. Honda Odyssey cup holders should be removed and replaced as needed whenever there is maintenance being done on the car's interior. Hello I managed to breake the cupholder whilst cleaning the windscreen.
You can replace the cup holders without removing the dash top. I've been given a quote of £30 from someone for a second hand one and not seen any photos to confirm condition. If you are interested in mk4 cup holder, AliExpress has found 221 related results, so you can compare and shop! I lost my retainer in the rear cupholder in the 1998 ford winstar and it wasent good! Thanks Sorry can't help, but t'was a good job you didn't break the windscreen while you were cleaning the cup holder Haha thanks Well actually the holder had popped out somehow and I didn't notice it. He came back in 5mins saying he's done it with a help of flat screwdriver. I'd take a look around on ebay to find a good one, as my one ejects a bit too fast compared to the new one I fitted, and also it needs a new front flap due to a few scratches. It's quite difficult to unscrew them and involves disassembling half of the dashboard. It took the dealer about one and a half hours at least to replace it - good job the warranty covered it.
Where mine broke seems to be where they all break so it seems a bit steep to buy one that may be ready to snap too. You might find it useful to get one of these flexible extenders or a screwdriver with a very short handle: You can replace the cup holders without removing the dash top. It also helps if you've magnetised the driver tip to stop the screw falling this is really a help when you're reassembling. My nephew had clobbered it whilst getting out of the car and it wouldn't stay shut. From time to time, it may be necessary to remove the cup holders to access any lose change that has slipped behind the cup holder. Soft touch finish looks lots better than the hard plastic used in bargain basement parts.
When i replaced my earlier design with the newer one it involved me snapping a peice of plastic out of the back of the dash Can be done without removing the dash. The cup holders are held by 3 screws - 2 on the top and 1 on the bottom, facing towards the passengers. When I collected our car I noticed that the passenger side cup holder was broken the middle bit was missing. Does anyone know how much or if this tray is still available from Toyota? I have done it twice crappy holders maybe?? Hi, came in here for guidelines whilst my friend was outside trying to figure out how to remove the cupholder to insert the new one. They are held in with 2 self tapping cross head screws. Its just alot more fiddly but doesnt take long.
I've been there, done that Really sorry to resurrect an ancient thread, but I need to remove my current cup holder broken to replace a new one but i'm unsure what and how i need to remove from the centre console in order to get the cup holder out. You can find info at: www. The auction title and text was crap, the pictures were really bad, but i knew exactly wht they were, as i could see the print on the cloth. Insert the new part carefully aligning the two little wheels dunno the name of them? I have a 2004 polo e, thanks. Not much use to you maybe, but if you are really desperate then I'll part with it for a low price, but I'd prefer if you got a better condition one elsewhere to be honest.
Could someone point me towards any walkthroughs on here that could help me? Our selection of brands is always growing, so chances are your favorite is on AliExpress. Be carfull when buying the later design if you had the earlier design too. I wish you the very best of luck. We believe in helping you find the product that is right for you. I have one that I replaced a while ago. They are held in with 2 self tapping cross head screws. I just changed the plugs on my ford windstar findthe spark plug wires on engine and follow them down the front of engine to where the cap is.