Toyota Avalon, Camry, Camry Solara 2001-06

Removal & Installation

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  1. Remove the upper console panel.
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  3. Remove the instrument cluster finish panel
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  5. Release the 2 fitting claws and pull out the heater control assembly.
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  7. Using a screwdriver, open the claw of the cable clamp and disconnect the defroster damper control cable.
    NOTE
    Be careful not to bend the cable wire. If the cable wire bends, the heater control assembly operationally becomes worse.

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  9. Using a screwdriver, open the claw of the cable clamp and disconnect the air mix damper control cable.
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  11. Disconnect the connector, remove the heater control assembly.

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    Fig. Removal and installation of the control panel

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To install:

  1. Install the inner cable end of the air mix damper control cable to the heater control lever.
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  3. Install the outer cable of the air mix damper control cable to the cable clamp.
    NOTE
    Be careful not to bend the cable wire. If the cable wire bends, the heater control assembly operationally becomes worse.

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  5. Operating the heater control knob and check that it properly stops at both ends of MAX. COOL and MAX. HOT and no recoil is identified.
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  7. Check that the outer cable should not be disengaged (moved) from the heater control assembly when the cable is pulled.
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  9. Install the inner cable end of the defroster damper control cable to the heater control lever.
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  11. Install the outer cable of the defroster damper control cable to the cable clamp.
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  13. Operating the heater control knob and check that it properly stops at both ends of FACE and DEF and no recoil is identified.
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  15. Check that the outer cable should not be disengaged (moved) from the heater control assembly when the cable is pulled.
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  17. Connect the connector, install the heater control assembly.
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  19. Install the instrument cluster finish panel
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  21. Install the upper console panel.
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