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I need to know how to remove the 1st half of the dash board. Not the center console. The main fan flaps are stuck and at full blast I get only about 20% of the air that should come through, not to mention it's noisey as ever.

How do I remove the dash, are there clips or screws? I've removed the panel under the steering wheel and the center console. What else do I need to remove or look out for while taking out the dash?

I'm just guessing that the fan flaps are located under the dash, or do I have to access them from the engine compartment?

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Oh man, let me try to picture an E36 dash in my head. It's been a while. For one, you will have to remove the glovebox also. If I remember correctly, the E36 has a couple bolts/nuts on both sides of the dash (behind the knee bolster on the driver's side and behind the glovebox on the passenger). If you could get me a digital photo of the dash with what you have removed, I could probably be a little more specific.

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