Neon, 2000-2005

Removal & Installation

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NOTE
The instrument panel must be removed from the vehicle to gain access to the recirculation door actuator.

  1. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
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  3. Remove instrument panel from vehicle.
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  5. Disconnect the vacuum line harness connector from the recirculation door actuator.
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  7. Release the latch that secures the recirculation door actuator mount to the stanchion on the HVAC housing, and disengage the recirculation door actuator from the housing.
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  9. Disconnect the recirculation door actuator linkage from the recirculation door lever.
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  11. Remove the recirculation door actuator from the HVAC housing.

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    Fig. Outside air/recirculation door housing (1), vacuum actuator linkage (2), foam seal (3), recirculation door vacuum actuator (4) and door levers (5) (6)

    Outside air/recirculation door housing (1), vacuum actuator linkage (2), foam seal (3), recirculation door vacuum actuator (4) and door levers (5) (6)
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To install:

  1. Position the recirculation door actuator to the HVAC housing.
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  3. Connect the recirculation door actuator linkage to the recirculation door lever.
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  5. Align the recirculation door actuator mount to the stanchion on the HVAC housing, and press it onto the stanchion firmly to engage the latch.
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  7. Connect the vacuum harness connector to the recirculation door actuator.
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  9. Reinstall the instrument panel.
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  11. Reconnect the battery negative cable.
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