HOW WOULD I GO ABOUT REPLACING A BROKEN HEATER CABLE IN MY VW AGON GL?

1990 Volkswagen Van

Tiny

hippieman88

April, 7, 2012 AT 3:31 PM

The top arm's cable has definitely broke, I can see it through the hole where the ashtray is. The third arm down (second from the bottom) has also lost it functioning, but I can't really see that arm to know what happened to it. What would I need to remove to repair it? And what's the difficulty of the repair?

FOUND 2430 RELATED QUESTIONS

2 Answers

Tiny

exovcds

April, 7, 2012 AT 3:51 PM

It has been a while since I had to replace one. Ideally, you would want to remove the dash do that the whole heater box assembly is visible and the added room would make things easier.

Working from the top with the instrument cluster removed and the lower center heater panel removed (as well as the glove box). Might give you enough room to view/manouver cables around.

Be careful, as the slightest kink to a cable/sleeve will cause binding issues.

Attach the mounting clips at the same point as the old cables were. To adjust flap opening amount, you remove the clip and slide the cable sleeve.

Thomas

Tiny

fixitmr

April, 7, 2012 AT 4:21 PM

Here's a supplier of parts. http://www.airheadparts.com/prods.asp

Please login or register to post a reply.

Cabin Air Filter Replacement Porsche 911
Cabin Air Filter Replacement
Cabin Air Filter Replacement