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How to remove a climate control unit from a 2006 doge ram 3500

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how to remove a climate control unit from a 2006 doge ram 3500
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  moparfl replied 7 years ago.

REMOVAL

WARNING: Disable the airbag system before attempting any steering wheel, steering column or instrument panel component diagnosis or service. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery (ground) cable. Wait two minutes for the airbag system capacitor to discharge before performing further diagnosis or service. This is the only sure way to disable the airbag system. Failure to follow these instructions may result in possible serious or fatal injury.




NOTE: Single zone A/C-heater control shown. Dual zone similar.
1.Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable.
2.Remove the center bezel (1) from the instrument panel and disconnect the wire harness connectors (4 and 5) from the back of the A/C-heater control (2) (Refer to 23 - Body/Instrument Panel/BEZEL, Instrument Panel - Removal) .

NOTE: Take the proper precautions to protect the front face of the center bezel from cosmetic damage.
3.Place the center bezel on a workbench and remove the four screws (3) that secure the A/C-heater control to the center bezel and remove the control.
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Expert:  moparfl replied 7 years ago.

REMOVAL

WARNING: On vehicles equipped with airbags, disable the airbag system before attempting any steering wheel, steering column, seat belt tensioner, or instrument panel component diagnosis or service. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative (ground) cable, then wait two minutes for the airbag system capacitor to discharge before performing further diagnosis or service. This is the only sure way to disable the airbag system. Failure to take the proper precautions could result in accidental airbag deployment and personal or fatal injury .


1.Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable.
2.If equipped, remove the floor console, (Refer to 23 - Body/Interior/CONSOLE, Floor - Removal) .
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3.Remove the cup holder if equipped, (Refer to 23 - Body/Instrument Panel/CUPHOLDER, Instrument Panel - Removal) .
4.On vehicles with a close out panel, remove the screws (3) and remove the close out panel (2).


5.Remove the screws (2).
6.Using a trim stick C-4755 or equivalent, disengage the retainer clips that secure the instrument panel center bezel (1) to the instrument panel.


7.Disconnect the wire harness connectors (4) and remove the center bezel from the vehicle.