Mitsubishi Galant/Mirage/Diamante 1990-2000

Control Panel

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Using a suitable prytool, release the shifter trim plate retaining tabs . . .



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Fig. . . . then remove the shifter trim plate (automatic transaxles only)-1994-98 Galant shown



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Fig. Remove the two center trim panel retaining screws . . .



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Fig. . . . then remove the center trim panel from the vehicle



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Fig. Remove the radio retaining screws (two per side) . . .



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Fig. . . . then slide the radio chassis and bracket out of the instrument panel



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Fig. Pull the radio far enough out to access the electrical connectors . . .



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Fig. . . . then detach the connectors from the rear of the radio



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Fig. Finally, detach the antenna cable and remove the radio from the vehicle



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Fig. Remove the heater control panel retaining screws



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Fig. Remove the control cable from the selector knob



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Fig. Remove the control cable from the blend door



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Fig. Remove the cable retaining clips from the back of the control panel



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Fig. Detach the electrical connectors for the control panel, then remove the panel from the instrument panel

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Unfasten the retaining clips and remove the center trim panel.
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  5. Remove the radio/tape and/or CD player assembly.
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  7. Remove the control assembly as follows:
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  1. Remove the retaining screw(s).
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  3. Press the lever pin to disconnect the air outlet changeover damper cable.
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NOTE
The boss and clamp are needed for the assembly line during factory installation, however they are not necessary for service procedures.

  1. Snap the boss and clamp with a pair of nippers, to remove the heater control assembly from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Install the control panel, as follows:
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  1. Set the temperature control knob on the panel to MAX HOT.
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  3. Set the air mix damper lever at the upper part of the heater unit to the MAX HOT position, then attach the cable to the lever pin.
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  5. Push the outer cable in the direction of the arrow so that there is no looseness, then secure with the clip.
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  7. Set the knob for the air outlet changeover on the control to the DEF position.
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  9. Set the air outlet changeover damper lever of the heater unit to the DEF position, then attach the cable to the lever pin.
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  11. Push the outer cable in the direction of the arrow so there is no looseness, then secure it with the clip.
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  13. Set the lever for the inside/outside air changeover on the heater control assembly to the air recirculation position.
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  15. Set the inside/outside air changeover damper lever of the blower unit to the air recirculation position (with the inside/outside air changeover damper lever touched to the stopper of the blower case), then attach the cable to the lever pin.
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  17. Push the outer cable in the direction of the arrow so that there is no looseness, then secure it with the clip.
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  19. Properly position the control assembly and secure with the retaining screw(s).
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  1. Install the stopper.
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  3. Connect the negative battery cable and check the climate control system for proper operation before installing the remaining components.
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  5. Install the radio/tape and/or CD player assembly.
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  7. Install the center trim panel, making sure the clips are engaged properly.
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  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
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