Download 2018 Honda Civic Illuminated Console Installation Instructions – 1. Disconnect the negative cable from the battery. 2. Remove the left console armrest. 3. Attach tape to the area shown. 4. Remove the left center console trim. 5. Remove the right console armrest. 6. Attach tape to the area shown. 7. Remove the right center console trim. 8. Remove the A/C control unit, and unplug the vehicle connectors. 9. Remove the shift lever console panel: CVT Models • Open the center console armrest, and slide the sliding tray (if equipped) and the beverage holder rearward.
• Remove the shift lock release cover with a plastic trim tool. • Insert the key into the shift lock release slot, and move the shift lever knob to the D position. NOTE: Make sure to apply the parking brake. • Remove the console panel, and unplug the vehicle connectors. • Release the shift lever panel. MT Models • Lower the shift lever boot to release two the retaining tabs from the boot. • Remove the shift lever knob. • Remove the shift lever panel, and unplug the vehicle connectors. TYPE R • Lower the shift lever boot. • Loosen the nut.