GM Corvette 1984-1996 Repair Guide

Temperature Control Cable

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the heater and A/C control head, as outlined later in this section.
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  5. Remove the hush or trim panel, as necessary.
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  7. Unfasten the screw and/or retaining clip(s) securing the cable, then remove the temperature control cable from the vehicle.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Temperature control cable routing-1989 vehicle shown



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Fig. Fig. 2: Exploded view of the temperature control cable-1996 vehicle shown

To install:
  1. Properly route the temperature control cable to the control head.
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  3. Install the retaining clip(s) and/or screw.
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  5. Instlal the hush panel.
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  7. Install the control head, as outlined later in this section.
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  9. Adjust the cable, as follows:
    1. With the cable properly connected at each end and the control panel installed, quickly move the temperature control lever from full cold to full hot 2 times.
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    3. A distinct thump or click should be heard from the temperature door as the lever is rapidly moved to its extreme hot and cold positions.
    4.  
    5. The lever must stay in the full cold position without any spring back.
    6.  

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  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
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