One of those tabs has a small hook, so it helps to back the bottom away from you to unhook the bottom. I removed what seemed to be about 20 screws from the air duct assembly. The cabin air filter is under the leaf screen at the base of the windshield. Now I'm beginning to see the picture. Do I take it to a dealer and pay hundreds of dollars for a scan cause the engine light is on and coincidentally autostart doesn't work? At first, the screw didn't go into the bracket, which caused the plastic panels to twist, and nothing would fit together after that.
I installed the trim ring around the instrument cluster. I sprayed some rust penetrant on the threads so the nuts would be easier to remove. When the steering wheel was resting on the floor of the car, I stepped on the turn signal wand several times but I didn't break it. View of dash area from passenger side. Back view of passenger-side dashboard end panel. Same thing over heating and no heat. The yellow wiring harness is for the passenger-side airbag.
Remove the heater inlet hose clamp from the heater core. A heater core comprises of a number of bends, which might get clogged at different points of time. I have to pull over and turn the engine off. But I don't have that confidence. I also removed the plastic trim ring that goes around the instrument panel. I had to remove about a dozen wiring clamps.
I twisted and turned and flipped over and analyzed. The arrows point to the 3 mounting screws, which required a 7mm socket to remove or a Phillips screwdriver. The technician stated that the manufacturer was aware of the failure. What should I do with all this? I couldn't get the holes to line up. When im driving the engine and the heater will run fine for awhile then the heater will start to blow cold air and the engine temp will increase rapidly until it is red-lined. The black object is the air duct, and this fastener is at the upper-left driver's side corner, very close to the firewall. If the hoses do not seem hot, there are two likely possibilities: one is that the cooling system has air trapped in it that is preventing hot water from getting to the heater core, and the other is that something, perhaps a kinked hose under the dash, is restricting water flow through the heater core.
Here's another fact: Before the heat stopped working, the amber Check Engine Light had occaisionally appeared on the instrument panel. We want to know what works, and what doesn't and if you can also tell us what lead to each of the repairs. The new actuator red arrow after being installed in the nearly-completed dash. The vehicle was taken to deacon jones auto group 1115 north bright leaf blvd, smithfield, nc 27577 where it was diagnosed that the head gasket and heater core needed to be replaced. Check our article section for step-by-step. At the front, way under the dash, was a plastic clip fastener.
Besides, I doubt the actuator responds that fast. I also replaced the two small side air ducts that feed the far left and far right dash registers. There's no excuse for loosing track of fasteners, and it's a huge waste of time to stare at a bunch of screws, wondering where they all go. These bolts hold a U-bracket that supports the steering column. Removing Center Console Side Panels: This step required a 7mm socket and a small screwdriver or tack puller. Here is a guide that will help as well.
The actuator just pulled straight off the air duct. Did it work after that? That involves drawing air from the radiator or reservoir through a glass cylinder with two chambers partially-filled with a special dark blue liquid. The arrow points to the lower bolt. But the light would turn off after a few days. The approximate failure mileage was 87,000. .
Close-up of plastic fastener clip. The contact stated that the failure was unpredictable and occurred at any given moment. I replaced the crude plastic cover panels that conceal the underside of the dash just above where your feet go. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. There is a wiring harness for the power window switches that needs to be placed in a C-shaped notch on the driver's side panel.