TownAndCountry 2008

Removal & Installation

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Specific to:

Chrysler Town & Country 2008-2009

Dodge Grand Caravan 2008-2009

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Pull the cup holder out, then remove the small plastic trim piece between the cup holder and the HVAC control panel/radio bezel.
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  7. Loosen the 2 lower and 2 upper mounting screws, then remove the HVAC control panel/radio bezel.
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  9. Disengage the wiring connectors from behind the HVAC control panel switches.
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  11. Remove the 4 screws (1) that secure the A/C heater control (2) to the instrument panel center bezel and remove the control.

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    Fig. To remove the HVAC control panel, detach the cup holder . . .



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    Fig. . . . and the lower trim . . .



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    Fig. . . . to access the lower control unit mounting screws



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    Fig. The upper mounting screws are above the radio



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    Fig. Once the screws are removed, unclip the light bulb from the cup holder bracket . . .



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    Fig. . . . and slide it out . . .



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    Fig. . . . to allow the control panel to be removed



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    Fig. Once the unit is detached, unplug the electrical connectors



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    Fig. Remove the 4 screws (1) that secure the A/C heater control (2) to the instrument panel center bezel (3)

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To install:

  1. Position the A/C-heater control (2) into the instrument panel center bezel (3).
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  3. Install the screws (1) that secure the A/C-heater control to the center bezel. Tighten the screws to 17 inch lbs. (2 Nm).
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  5. Plug the wiring connectors into the control panel switches.
    WARNING
    Each wire connector is individually keyed to its respective receptacle on the back of the A/C-heater control. Be sure to note the color and location of each connector when reinstalled to the back of the A/C-heater control. Do not force any connector onto the A/C heater control. Failure to follow this caution can damage the A/C-heater control system.

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  7. Position the HVAC control panel/radio bezel into the instrument panel. Install and tighten the 2 upper and 2 lower mounting screws.
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  9. Install the small plastic trim piece between the cup holder and the control panel by firmly pushing in to engage the retaining clips.
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  11. Reconnect the negative battery cable and tighten the nut to 45 inch lbs. (5 Nm).
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  13. Test the control panel for proper function.
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  15. Calibrate the A/C-heater control. Refer to Reset Procedure.
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