Volvo 240/740/760/780/940/960 1990-1998

Control Cables

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



240 Series and Coupe
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the soundproofing and side panels from both sides of the center dash console.
  4.  
  5. Remove the radio assembly.
  6.  
  7. Remove the center control panel. Position the control assembly as far forward as possible.
  8.  
  9. Remove the cable (upper end) from the lever on the control assembly.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect the cable (lower end) from the proper distribution door. Note its location and position for correct installation.
  12.  
  13. Remove the control cable.
  14.  

To install:
  1. Install the cable onto the proper distribution door.
  2.  
  3. Route the control cable in the proper position.
  4.  
  5. Attach the cable to the control panel assembly.
  6.  
  7. Install the center control panel.
  8.  
  9. Verify the cable operation.
  10.  
  11. Adjust the cable, as necessary.
  12.  
  13. Install the radio.
  14.  
  15. Install the soundproofing and side panels.
  16.  
  17. Connect the negative battery cable.
  18.  

Except 240 Series and Coupe

See Figure 1

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the glove box and panel below the glove box assembly.
  4.  
  5. Position the heater control to the WARM position.
  6.  
  7. Remove the trim panel.
  8.  
  9. Remove the control assembly from the dashboard. Position the control assembly as far forward as possible.
  10.  
  11. Remove the cable (upper end) from the lever on the control assembly.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect the cable (lower end) from the distribution door. Note its location and position for correct installation.
  14.  
  15. Remove the control cable.
  16.  

To install:
  1. Install the cable onto the proper distribution door.
  2.  
  3. Route the control cable in the proper position.
  4.  
  5. Attach the cable to the control panel assembly.
  6.  
  7. Install the center control panel.
  8.  
  9. Verify the cable operation.
  10.  
  11. Adjust the cable, as necessary.
  12.  
  13. Install the trim panel.
  14.  
  15. Install the glove box and panel.
  16.  
  17. Connect the negative battery cable.
  18.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Control cable replacement points-960 shown

ADJUSTMENT



On all vehicles, make sure the air mix shutter assembly touches both end stops when the control cable is moved between the COOL and WARM positions on the manual control head assembly.

 
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