Ram 1500, 2500, 3500, 2WD and 4WD, 2001-2005

Control Cables

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Removal & Installation



The rear water valve control cable is used only on models with the optional rear heater-A/C unit. The rear water valve control cable can be removed without removing the rear heater-A/C unit from the vehicle.

  1. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
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  3. Disconnect the control cable from the rear water valve..
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  5. Remove the rear mode control motor from the rear heater-A/C unit..
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  7. Remove the screw that secures the rear water valve control cable flag retainer to the rear heater-A/C unit upper housing.
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  9. Remove the water valve control cable adaptor from the rear heat-A/C mode door pivot shaft.
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  11. Remove the rear water valve control cable and adaptor from the rear heater-A/C unit upper housing.
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  13. Separate the rear water valve control cable end from the hole on the end of the adaptor lever.
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To install:

  1. Install the rear water valve control cable end into the hole on the end of the adaptor lever.
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  3. Position the rear water valve control cable and adaptor to the rear heater-A/C unit upper housing.
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  5. Install the rear water valve control cable adaptor into the rear heat-A/C mode door pivot shaft. Be certain to index the alignment splines on the adaptor to the spline in the pivot shaft.
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  7. Install the screw that secures the rear water valve control cable flag retainer to the rear heater-A/C unit upper housing. Tighten the mounting screw to 20 inch lbs. (2.2 Nm).
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  9. Reinstall the rear mode control motor onto the rear heater-A/C unit..
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  11. Connect the control cable to the rear water valve..
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  13. Connect the battery negative cable.
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