PT Cruiser, 2001 - 2005

Control Cables

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Adjustment



  1. Engage the temperature control cable to actuator arm lever on temperature door and attach to the housing.
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  3. Attach other end of cable to A/C-heater control.
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  5. Turn the temperature knob completely counterclockwise.
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  7. While holding the knob in the counterclockwise position, pull on the gray casing of the temperature cable. This will take up any free play in the cable and index the blend-air door to the temperature knob.
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  9. Snap the cable hold down clip into position.
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Removal & Installation



  1. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
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  3. Remove instrument panel center stack bezel.
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  5. Remove the center air duct from the instrument panel.
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  7. Remove A/C-heater control.
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  9. Reach through the instrument panel center air duct opening to access and remove the screw that secures the temperature control cable housing retainer to the top of the HVAC housing.
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  11. Disconnect the cable at the A/C-heater control and remove the control from instrument panel.
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  13. Disconnect the temperature control cable end from the blend door lever.
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  15. Remove the temperature control cable through the instrument panel A/C-heater control opening.

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    Fig. Temperature control cables

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To install:

  1. Position the temperature control cable through the instrument panel A/C-heater control opening.
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  3. Reach through the instrument panel center air duct opening to access and reconnect the temperature control cable end to the blend-air door lever.
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  5. Install and tighten the screw that secures the temperature control cable housing retainer to the top of the HVAC housing. Tighten the screw to 20 inch lbs. (2.3 Nm).
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  7. Install the A/C-heater control.
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  9. Install the instrument panel center stack bezel.
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  11. Reconnect the battery negative cable.
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