Avalon 1995-1996

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Wait at least 90 seconds to proceed work due to the SRS system.
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  5. Drain the cooling system.
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  7. Disconnect the water valve control cable from the water valve.
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  9. Disconnect the water hoses from the water valve.

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    Fig. Detach the heater water control valve cable

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  11. Disconnect the water hose from the heater radiator pipe.
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  13. Remove the bolt and the water valve.

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    Fig. Remove the water valve

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal, noting the following:
    1. Push the water hose onto the heater radiator pipe as far as the second tool on the pipe and install the hose clip.

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      Fig. Position the hose clamps as shown

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    3. Install water valve with the bolt.
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    5. Connect the heater hose to the water valve.
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    7. After installation, adjust the water valve control cable: Set the temperature control dial at -COOL- position. Set the water valve control lever to -COOL- position, install the control cable, and lock the clamp.

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      Fig. Lock the clamp by lightly pushing the outer cable in the direction as shown in the illustration by an arrow

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