Canyon, Colorado 2004-2005

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Disable the air bag system, as outlined in the Chassis Electrical Section.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  6.  
  7. Drain the engine cooling system.
  8.  
  9. Discharge and recovery the A/C refrigerant using approved recycling equipment.
  10.  
  11. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Glove box door
     
    A pillar trim panels
     
    Door sill plates
     
    Hinge pillar trim panels
     
    Lower center instrument panel extension
     
    Accessory trim plate panel
     
    Radio
     
    A/C-heater control panel
     
    Center air outlets
     
    Left and right air outlets
     
    Knee bolster trim panel and bolster
     
    Instrument luster bezel
     
    Instrument cluster
     
    Headlight switch
     
    Daytime running light sensor
     
    Upper 3 instrument panel nuts
     
    Upper HVAC module screws
     
    Instrument panel screws at instrument cluster and glove box openings
     
    Hazard warning light connector
     
    Six passenger air bag fasteners and passenger air bag module
     
    Two screws in passenger air bag opening
     
    Open the left side compartment and remove the screw
     
    Screw at the back of the center storage compartment
     
    Grasp the lower edge of the center storage compartment and the right lower edge of the instrument panel and pull out to disengage the clips
     
    Partially pull out the instrument panel from the carrier
     
    Release all the wiring harness clips from the instrument panel
     

  12.  
  13. With the aid of an assistant, carefully remove the instrument panel.
  14.  
  15. Disconnect the heater hoses from the HVAC module.
  16.  
  17. Disconnect the A/C lines from the thermal expansion valve.
  18.  
  19. Disconnect all HVAC module electrical connectors.
  20.  
  21. Remove the HVAC module retaining screws from the firewall
  22.  
  23. Remove the HVAC module.
  24.  
  25. Remove the core pipe clamp screws and clamp.
  26.  
  27. Remove the heater core from the HVAC module.
  28.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Heater core to the HVAC module
     
    Heater core pipe clamp screws and clamp
     
    HVAC module
     
    HVAC module retaining screws at the firewall
     
    HVAC module electrical connectors
     
    A/C lines at the thermal expansion valve
     
    Heater hoses to HVAC module
     
    With the aid of an assistant, carefully install the instrument panel
     
    Wiring harness clips to instrument panel
     
    Push the lower edge of the center storage compartment and the right lower edge of the instrument panel in to engage the clips
     
    Screw at the back of the center storage compartment
     
    Screw inside the left side compartment
     
    Two screws in passenger air bag opening
     
    Hazard warning light connector
     
    Passenger air bag fasteners and passenger air bag module. Tighten the fasteners to 80 inch lbs. (9 Nm).
     
    Instrument panel screws at instrument cluster and glove box openings
     
    Upper HVAC module screws
     
    Upper 3 instrument panel nuts
     
    Daytime running light sensor
     
    Headlight switch
     
    Instrument cluster
     
    Instrument luster bezel
     
    Knee bolster trim panel and bolster
     
    Left and right air outlets
     
    Center air outlets
     
    A/C-heater control panel
     
    Radio
     
    Accessory trim plate panel
     
    Lower center instrument panel extension
     
    Hinge pillar trim panels
     
    Door sill plates
     
    A pillar trim panels
     
    Glove box door
     

  2.  
  3. Charge the A/C refrigerant using approved equipment.
  4.  
  5. Refill the cooling system.
    1. Enable the air bag system.
    2.  

  6.  
  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
  8.  
  9. Run the engine to normal operating temperatures; then, check the climate control operation and check for leaks.
  10.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Disable the air bag system, as outlined in the Chassis Electrical Section.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  6.  
  7. Drain the engine cooling system.
  8.  
  9. Discharge and recovery the A/C refrigerant using approved recycling equipment.
  10.  
  11. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Glove box door
     
    A pillar trim panels
     
    Door sill plates
     
    Hinge pillar trim panels
     
    Lower center instrument panel extension
     
    Accessory trim plate panel
     
    Radio
     
    A/C-heater control panel
     
    Center air outlets
     
    Left and right air outlets
     
    Knee bolster trim panel and bolster
     
    Instrument luster bezel
     
    Instrument cluster
     
    Headlight switch
     
    Daytime running light sensor
     
    Upper 3 instrument panel nuts
     
    Upper HVAC module screws
     
    Instrument panel screws at instrument cluster and glove box openings
     
    Hazard warning light connector
     
    Six passenger air bag fasteners and passenger air bag module
     
    Two screws in passenger air bag opening
     
    Open the left side compartment and remove the screw
     
    Screw at the back of the center storage compartment
     
    Grasp the lower edge of the center storage compartment and the right lower edge of the instrument panel and pull out to disengage the clips
     
    Partially pull out the instrument panel from the carrier
     
    Release all the wiring harness clips from the instrument panel
     

  12.  
  13. With the aid of an assistant, carefully remove the instrument panel.
  14.  
  15. Disconnect the heater hoses from the HVAC module.
  16.  
  17. Disconnect the A/C lines from the thermal expansion valve.
  18.  
  19. Disconnect all HVAC module electrical connectors.
  20.  
  21. Remove the HVAC module retaining screws from the firewall
  22.  
  23. Remove the HVAC module.
  24.  
  25. Remove the core pipe clamp screws and clamp.
  26.  
  27. Remove the heater core from the HVAC module.
  28.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Heater core to the HVAC module
     
    Heater core pipe clamp screws and clamp
     
    HVAC module
     
    HVAC module retaining screws at the firewall
     
    HVAC module electrical connectors
     
    A/C lines at the thermal expansion valve
     
    Heater hoses to HVAC module
     
    With the aid of an assistant, carefully install the instrument panel
     
    Wiring harness clips to instrument panel
     
    Push the lower edge of the center storage compartment and the right lower edge of the instrument panel in to engage the clips
     
    Screw at the back of the center storage compartment
     
    Screw inside the left side compartment
     
    Two screws in passenger air bag opening
     
    Hazard warning light connector
     
    Passenger air bag fasteners and passenger air bag module. Tighten the fasteners to 80 inch lbs. (9 Nm).
     
    Instrument panel screws at instrument cluster and glove box openings
     
    Upper HVAC module screws
     
    Upper 3 instrument panel nuts
     
    Daytime running light sensor
     
    Headlight switch
     
    Instrument cluster
     
    Instrument luster bezel
     
    Knee bolster trim panel and bolster
     
    Left and right air outlets
     
    Center air outlets
     
    A/C-heater control panel
     
    Radio
     
    Accessory trim plate panel
     
    Lower center instrument panel extension
     
    Hinge pillar trim panels
     
    Door sill plates
     
    A pillar trim panels
     
    Glove box door
     

  2.  
  3. Charge the A/C refrigerant using approved equipment.
  4.  
  5. Refill the cooling system.
    1. Enable the air bag system.
    2.  

  6.  
  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
  8.  
  9. Run the engine to normal operating temperatures; then, check the climate control operation and check for leaks.
  10.  

 
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