Acura_MDX_2001-2006

Heater Valve Cable

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2001-02 Models
  1. From under the hood, open the cable clamp (A), then disconnect the heater valve cable (B) from the heater valve arm (C).

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    Fig. From under the hood, open the cable clamp (A), then disconnect the heater valve cable (B) from the heater valve arm (C)

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  3. From under the dash, disconnect the heater valve cable housing from the cable clamp (A), and disconnect the heater valve cable (B) from the air mix control linkage (C).
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  5. Set the temperature control button on Max Cool (60°F or 18°C) with the ignition switch ON (II).
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  7. Attach the heater valve cable (B) to the air mix control linkage (C) as shown above. Hold the end of the heater valve cable housing against the stop (D), then snap the heater valve cable housing into the cable clamp (A).

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    Fig. Attach the heater valve cable (B) to the air mix control linkage (C) as shown above. Hold the end of the heater valve cable housing against the stop (D), then snap the heater valve cable housing into the cable clamp (A)

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  9. From under the hood, turn the heater valve arm (C) to the fully closed position as shown, and hold it. Attach the heater valve cable (B) to the heater valve arm, and gently pull on the heater valve cable housing to take up any slack, then install the heater valve cable housing into the cable clamp (A).

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    Fig. From under the hood, turn the heater valve arm (C) to the fully closed position as shown, and hold it. Attach the heater valve cable (B) to the heater valve arm, and gently pull on the heater valve cable housing to take up any slack, then install the heater valve cable housing into the cable clamp (A)

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2003-06 Models
  1. From under the hood, open the cable clamp (A), then disconnect the heater valve cable (B) from the heater valve arm (C).

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    Fig. From under the hood, open the cable clamp (A), then disconnect the heater valve cable (B) from the heater valve arm (C)

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  3. From under the dash, disconnect the heater valve cable housing from the cable clamp (A), and disconnect the heater valve cable (B) from the air mix control linkage (C).
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  5. Set the temperature control button to Max Cool with the ignition switch ON (II).
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  7. Attach the heater valve cable (B) to the air mix control linkage (C) as shown in step 2. Hold the end of the heater valve cable housing against the stop (D), then snap the heater valve cable housing into the cable clamp (A).

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    Fig. View of the cable clamp (A), heater valve cable (B), air mix control linkage (C) and stop (D)

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  9. From under the hood, turn the heater valve arm (A) to the fully closed position as shown, and hold it. Attach the heater valve cable (B) to the heater valve arm, and gently pull on the heater valve cable housing to take up any slack, then install the heater valve cable housing into the cable clamp (C).

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    Fig. From under the hood, turn the heater valve arm (A) to the fully closed position as shown, and hold it. Attach the heater valve cable (B) to the heater valve arm, and gently pull on the heater valve cable housing to take up any slack, then install the heater valve cable housing into the cable clamp (C)

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