PT Cruiser 2006-2007

Removal & Installation

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WARNING
On vehicles equipped with airbags, 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 2 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.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
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  5. Remove instrument panel center stack bezel.
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  7. Remove the center air duct from the instrument panel.
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  9. Remove A/C-heater control.
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  11. 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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  13. Disconnect the cable at the A/C-heater control and remove the control from instrument panel.
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  15. Disconnect the temperature control cable end from the blend door lever.
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  17. 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 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. Connect the battery negative cable.
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