PT Cruiser 2006-2007

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the A/C refrigerant using the approved equipment.
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  5. Drain the cooling system.
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  7. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  9. Remove the instrument panel by removing or disconnecting the following:

    The left and right A pillar trim moldings using a trim stick
     
    The front power window switch
     
    The center bezel retaining screw
     
    The Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) control knobs
     
    The center bezel using a trim stick
     
    The top cover retaining screws and pull it rearward to remove
     
    The HVAC control unit from the instrument panel
     
    The retaining screws from the upper and lower steering column shrouds
     
    The left lower instrument panel bezel
     
    The steering column wire connectors
     
    The steering column
     
    The brake pedal support bracket
     
    The left side instrument panel end cap from the wiring connectors
     
    The rear power window switch from the console and pull the parking handle all the way up
     
    The auxiliary power outlet wire connector
     
    The center console
     
    The glove box assembly
     
    The right side instrument panel end cap
     
    The 5 right side instrument panel wire connectors
     
    The instrument panel from the vehicle, with the help of an assistant
     

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  11. Remove or disconnect the following:

    The heater hoses from the heater core
     
    Reposition the vehicle speed control servo, if equipped
     
    The suction and liquid lines from the evaporator
     
    The drain tube
     
    The A/C vacuum harness connector
     
    The defroster duct from the heater A/C unit housing
     
    The heater A/C unit housing from the vehicle
     
    The heater core from the housing
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    The heater core to the housing
     
    The heater A/C unit housing to the vehicle
     
    The defroster duct to the housing
     
    The A/C vacuum harness
     
    The drain tube
     
    The suction and liquid lines to the evaporator
     
    The reposition the vehicle speed control servo, if equipped
     
    The heater hoses to the heater core
     

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  3. Install the instrument panel by installing or connecting the following:

    The instrument panel
     
    The right side instrument panel wire connectors
     
    The right side instrument panel end cap
     
    The glove box assembly
     
    The center console
     
    The auxiliary power outlet wire connector
     
    The rear power window switch
     
    The left side instrument panel end cap
     
    The left side wire connectors
     
    The brake pedal support bracket
     
    The steering column with a new pinch bolt
     
    The steering column wire connectors
     
    The left lower instrument panel bezel
     
    The HVAC control unit
     
    The center bezel
     
    The front power window switch
     
    The left and right A pillar trim moldings
     
    The negative battery cable
     

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  5. Fill the cooling system.
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  7. Recharge the A/C system.
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  9. Start the vehicle and verify proper system operations.
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  11. Road test the vehicle and check for any rattles or leaks, repair if necessary.
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