Avenger 2008

Removal & Installation

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NOTE
The HVAC housing assembly must be removed from vehicle for service of the heater core.

  1. Remove the HVAC housing assembly and place it on a workbench.
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  3. Remove the left side front floor duct.
    NOTE
    If the foam seal for the flange is deformed or damaged, it must be replaced.

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  5. Remove the foam seal (1) from the flange (2) located on the front of the HVAC housing (7).

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    Fig. Remove the foam seal (1) from the flange (2)

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  7. Remove the screw (8) that secures the flange to the front of the HVAC housing and remove the flange.
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  9. Remove the screws (3) that secure the heater core tube retaining brackets (6) to the side of the air distribution housing (4).
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  11. Carefully pull the heater core (5) out of the driver side of the air distribution housing.
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To install:

  1. Carefully install the heater core into the side of the air distribution housing.
  2.  
  3. Install the heater core tube brackets and retaining screws.
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  5. Install the flange that secures the heater core tubes to the front of the HVAC housing.
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  7. Install the screw that secures the flange to the HVAC housing.
    NOTE
    If the foam seal for the flange is deformed or damaged, it must be replaced.

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  9. Install the foam seal onto the flange.
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  11. Install the left side front floor duct.
    NOTE
    If the heater core is being replaced, flush the cooling system.

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  13. Install the HVAC housing assembly.
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