SRS components are located in this area. Review the SRS component locations and the precautions and procedures before doing repairs or service.
Do the battery terminal disconnection procedure.
Models with air conditioning: Recover the A/C refrigerant with a recovery/recycling/charging station, then disconnect the A/C lines from the evaporator core.
When the engine is cool, drain the engine coolant from the radiator.
From the inlet heater hose, remove the clip (A). Slide the hose clamps (B) back, then disconnect the inlet heater hose (C) and the outlet heater hose (D) from the heater unit. Note the layout of the hoses. Engine coolant will run out when the hoses are disconnected; drain it into a clean drip pan. Be sure not to let coolant spill on the electrical parts or the painted surfaces. If any coolant spills, rinse it off immediately.
NOTE: Discard the removed clip (A) because it is unnecessary at the time of heater hose installation.
Remove the mounting nut from the heater unit. Take care not to damage or bend the fuel lines or the brake lines.
Remove the dashboard/steering hanger beam.
Disconnect the connector (A) from the evaporator sensor, and remove the blower resistor wire harness (B).
If an error occurs while playing an iPod® or USB flash drive, you may see the following error messages. If you cannot clear the error message, contact a dealer. ...
Install the ring gear holder. Loosen the flywheel mounting bolts in a crisscross pattern in several steps. Remove the bolts, then remove the flywheel and the ring gear holder. ...
Manual transmission models Shifting
■Shift Lever Operation+ Fully depress the clutch pedal to operate the shift lever and change gears, then slowly release the pedal. Depress the clutch pedal, and pause for a few seconds be ...