Suzuki Vitara, Grand Vitara, XL7 2000-06

Removal & Installation

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Grand Vitara/XL-7-2003-05



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Disable air bag system
  4.  
  5. Remove center lower box.
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  7. Remove center garnish mounting screw and then pull off center garnish.
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  9. Remove harness and controller cover.

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    Fig. Center garnish and control cover

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  11. Disconnect BCM connectors and HVAC control module connector from each controller.
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  13. Remove center garnish with BCM and HVAC control module.
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  15. Remove body control module, and then HVAC control module.
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To install:

  1. Install in reverse order of removal procedure, noting the following item.
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  3. When installing center garnish, align rubber bushing with BCM installation hole of instrument panel member.
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  5. For vehicle with automatic A/C system, fit aspirator hose in inside air temperature sensor duct of HVAC control module.
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  7. Enable air bag system.
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  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
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Grand Vitara-2006



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove center garnish with audio unit (if equipped) and HVAC control module.
  4.  
  5. Remove HVAC control module mounting screws and then, remove HVAC control module from center garnish.

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    Fig. Control module and center garnish

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To install:

  1. Reverse removal procedure.
  2.  
  3. Connect the negative battery cable.
  4.  

Vitara/Grand Vitara-1999-02



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Disable air bag system.
  4.  
  5. Remove mode control switch.
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  7. Remove glove box.
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  9. Disconnect control cables from blower motor unit and heater unit.
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  11. Disconnect heater blower motor switch connector at coupler.
  12.  
  13. Remove heater control lever assembly.

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    Fig. Control panel lever assembly

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To install:

  1. Install in reverse order of removal procedure, adjustment the following items.
  2.  
  3. Move control lever to FRESH position.
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  5. Push heater lever fully in arrow direction and fix cable with clamp in position.
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  7. Push blower lever fully in arrow direction and fix cable with clamp in position.
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  9. After installing control cables, be sure that control levers move smoothly and stop at proper position.
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  11. Enable air bag system.
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  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
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