On our 97, it's 3 screws, and yeah the one is a bugger to get to. If I remember correctly, I dropped the lower dash panel to gain access to it.
97 Sahara, 74 Renegade, 72 CJ5, 55 Willy's (the Beast) Boss 302, 6:34 gearing, Bose 901 speakers.
God I miss that Jeep. Forgot the kinda Jeep, 80 SX4.