Commander 2006-2007

Removal & Installation

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Front




CAUTION
Disable the airbag system before attempting any steering wheel, steering column, or instrument panel component diagnosis or service. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery (ground) cable, then wait two minutes for the airbag system capacitor to discharge before performing further diagnosis or service. This is the only sure way to disable the airbag system. Failure to take the proper precautions could result in accidental airbag deployment and possible personal injury or death.


NOTE
ATC A/C-heater controls are NOT interchangeable between other model years or other vehicle lines. If replacement of the A/C-heater control is required, only use the control designed for the vehicle being serviced.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the center bezel from the instrument panel and place it on a workbench.
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  5. Remove the screws that secure the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) control and the A/C-heater control to the center bezel and remove the controls.

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    Fig. Front A/C-heater control

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To install:

  1. Position the A/C-heater control and the electronic vehicle information center (EVIC) control into the instrument panel center bezel.
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  3. Install the screws that secure the A/C-heater control and the EVIC control to the center bezel. Tighten the screws to 17 inch lbs. (2 Nm)..
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  5. Install the center bezel onto the instrument panel.
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  7. Reconnect the negative battery cable.
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  9. Initiate the Actuator Calibration function using a scan tool.

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    Fig. Front A/C-heater control

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Rear



  1. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable.
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  3. Using trim stick C-4755 or equivalent, remove the rear A/C-heater control from the bezel located on the right interior quarter trim panel, by releasing the retainer clips from the trim panel.

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    Fig. Rear A/C-heater control

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  5. Disconnect the wire harness connectors from the rear A/C-heater control and remove the control from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Position the rear A/C-heater control near the bezel located in the right interior quarter trim panel.
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  3. Connect the wire harness connectors to the back of the rear A/C-heater control.
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  5. Install the rear A/C-heater control into the bezel and gently push down on the control until the retainer clips fully engage the slots in the bezel.
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  7. Reconnect the negative battery cable.
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  9. Initiate the Actuator Calibration function using a scan tool.
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