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As problem is intermittent and is affected by temperature, it is possible the control panel circuit board has some soldering faults.
Here are the removal procedures.
A/C-HEATER CONTROL PANEL
Removal & Installation
1. Remove instrument panel upper trim pad defroster vent. Remove console compartment bin. Remove shift knob. Remove shift lever trim plate. Loosen right front side of console. Remove Instrument Panel (I/P) filler trim plates next to steering column. Remove screws attaching instrument cluster trim plate and pull outward to disengage retaining clips.
Disconnect 3 electrical connectors.
2. Remove screws and instrument panel upper trim pad. Remove A/C-heater control panel retaining screws. Pull out control panel, and disconnect electrical harness connectors. Remove control panel. To install, reverse removal procedure.
Sunday, May 9th, 2010 AT 3:56 PM