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The heater control knob will not work need to

The heater control knob will not work How do I remove dashboard face to fix it ?

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Stop...it's probably the knob itself. Mine stripped out on the inside. It's just plastic. Pull on knob and it will come off, then look and see if inside is solid or cracked.

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Disconnect the Neg battery terminal, however, make sure you have the reactivation code for the radio if you still have the original factory car stereo, this is important, if you do not have the code, the radio will be inoperative. carefully remove the defrost button from the panel face,disconnect the connector in the rear of the switch. remove the blower and temp controls by carefully prying them out, a small flat blade screwdriver works great. there should be 6 screws on the panel, once removed, pull the panel out far enough to remove/ disconnect the two wire connectors behind the assembly. once this is done, there are 5 screws on the back, remove and separate the heater/ac control assembly, replace and re-install as you have taken apart. this is how you would remove the assembly. i hope this solve your question.

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Any time the heater-A/C control or the temperature control cable are removed and/or replaced, the following procedure must be performed.
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  3. Pull the temperature control knob straight out from the heater-A/C control base until the perimeter of the knob (not the knob pointer) protrudes about 6 millimeters (0.25 inch) from the face of the control base.
  4. Rotate the temperature control knob to the 1 o'clock position. Push in on the knob slightly and continue rotating the knob to its full clockwise stop. The knob pointer should be aimed at a position about 8 millimeters (0.315 inch) beyond the end of the graduated red strobe temperature control graphic on the face of the heater-A/C control base. If the knob is not pointed to the correct position, go back to Step 2 and repeat the adjustment procedure.
  5. Rotate the temperature control knob counterclockwise until the knob pointer is in the 12 o'clock position again.
  6. Push the temperature control knob straight in towards the heater-A/C control base until the perimeter of the knob (not the knob pointer) is flush with the face of the heater-A/C control base.
  7. Rotate the knob to its full clockwise stop again. The knob pointer should be aimed at the end of the graduated red strobe temperature control graphic on the face of the heater-A/C control base. If OK, go to Step 8. If not OK, go back to Step 2.
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  1. Disconnect and plug the heater hoses at the firewall.
  2. Disconnect the heater valve control cable.
  3. Remove the heater unit attaching nut on the firewall.
  4. Remove the dashboard as follows:
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1. Remove the heater duct.

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Fig. 1: Removing the heater duct assembly

  1. Remove the steering column bracket and duct assembly.
  2. Remove the heater assembly mounting bolts.
  3. Remove the heater assembly and remove the heater core.
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Fig. 2: Removing the heater case assembly

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Fig. 3: Removing the heater core from the heater case


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  6. Remove the heater duct.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Removing the heater duct assembly

  1. Remove the steering column bracket and duct assembly.
  2. Remove the heater assembly mounting bolts.
  3. Remove the heater assembly and remove the heater core.

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Fig. Fig. 2: Removing the heater case assembly

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Fig. Fig. 3: Removing the heater core from the heater case


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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable and disable the SRS system (if equipped.)
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    11. Remove the side defroster garnishes on both ends of the dash.
    12. Lower the steering column.
    13. Remove the dashboard mounting bolts.
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  6. Remove the heater duct.
0900c15280061a21.jpgFig. 1: Removing the heater duct assembly
  1. Remove the steering column bracket and duct assembly.
  2. Remove the heater assembly mounting bolts.
  3. Remove the heater assembly and remove the heater core.
0900c15280061a22.jpgFig. 2: Removing the heater case assembly 0900c15280061a23.jpgFig. 3: Removing the heater core from the heater caseTo install:
  1. Install the heater core into the heater unit.
  2. Install the heater assembly and the attaching bolts.
  3. Install the heater duct and steering column bracket.
  4. Install the dashboard assembly. Tighten the mounting bolts until just snug.
  5. Raise and attach the steering column.
  6. Install the center upper panel.
  7. Connect the speedometer cable and install the instrument gauge assembly.
  8. Install the control head, radio and center panel.
  9. Install the side vent and face plate.
  10. Connect the ground cable at the right of the steering column and the power mirror switch wire connector.
  11. Connect the sunroof switch connector, if equipped.
  12. Connect wire connectors at fuse panel.
  13. Install the heater unit attaching nut on the firewall.
  14. Connect the heater valve control cable.
  15. Connect the heater hoses at the firewall.
  16. Connect the negative battery cable.
  17. Fill, bleed and leak check the cooling system.

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