Toyota Celica 1994-1998 Repair Guide

Control Cables

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Wait at least 90 seconds from the time that the ignition switch is turned to the LOCK position and the battery is disconnected before performing any further work. Refer to Drive Train for all air bag warnings.
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CAUTION
Work must be started after 90 seconds from the time the ignition switch is turned to the LOCK position and the negative battery cable has been disconnected. The SRS is equipped with a back-up power source so that if work is started within 90 seconds of disconnecting the negative battery cable, the SRS may deploy. When the negative terminal cable is disconnected from the battery, memory of the clock and radio will be canceled. Before you start working, make a note of the contents memorized by the audio memory system. When you have finished working, reset the audio systems and adjust the clock. Never use a back-up power supply from outside the vehicle.

  1. Removed the instrument lower finish panel.
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  3. Unscrew and extract the heater air duct No. 2.
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  5. Disengage the adjusting clip at the heater/cooling unit end of the cable.
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  7. Disengage the end of the control cables from the control lever.
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  9. Remove the cables from the vehicle.
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To install:
  1. Attach the cables to the end of the lever on the A/C or heater box.
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  3. Route the cables through the dash to the control levers and secure to the back of the unit.
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  5. Adjust the cables.
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  7. Install the control panel and other related components.
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  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
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ADJUSTMENT



Air Mix Door

See Figure 1

  1. Disengage the control cable from the lever at the heater/cooling unit end of the cable.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Adjusting the air mix damper control cable

  1. Set both the air mix door and the control panel to the COOL position. Then, slide the control cable through the adjusting clip until the eyelet on the cable end can be engaged to the lever. Make sure the cable is secured in the clamps.
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  3. Move the control levers left and right and check for stiffness or binding through the full range of the levers.
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  5. Test the control cable operation.
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Water Control Valve

See Figure 2

  1. Disengage the adjusting clip.
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Fig. Fig. 2: Adjusting the water control valve cable

  1. Place the water valve lever on the COOL position while pushing the outer cable in the COOL direction. Clamp the outer cable to the water valve bracket with the adjusting clip.
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  3. Move the control levers left and right and check for stiffness or binding through the full range of the levers.
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  5. Test the control cable operation.
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