Usually the heater is removed to replace the evaporator or to repair the heater.

Before completing the task, we discharge the air conditioning system, for this:

How to remove the Nissan Almera interior heaterHow to remove the Nissan Almera interior heater

- it is necessary to release the refrigerant through the valve 1 of the low-pressure pipeline and the valve 2 of the high-pressure pipeline.

- to release the refrigerant, unscrew the protective caps of the valves and apply pressure on the valve rods with a suitable tool.

It is necessary to release the refrigerant in a thin stream.

When the refrigerant is drained, it is possible to spray a certain amount of oil mixed with it.

How to remove the Nissan Almera interior heater

If it is necessary to replace the valve, we turn it out of the pipe fitting with a key similar to the metal cap of the wheel valve

How to remove the Nissan Almera interior heater

Removing the valve

Drain the liquid from the engine cooling system (article - Checking and replacing the Nissan Almera engine coolant)

We remove the air intake with the resonator assembly (article - Replacement of the Nissan Almera air filter)

Removing the lining of the floor tunnel (article - How to remove the lining of the Nissan Almera floor tunnel)

Removing the dashboard (article - Removing the dashboard of a Nissan Almera car)

How to remove the Nissan Almera interior heaterHow to remove the Nissan Almera interior heater

In the car with the Torx T-20 key, we unscrew two self-tapping screws of the mounting block

We remove the fuse mounting block and leave it hanging on the wires

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Unscrew two nuts with the head by 10

We remove the tips of the mass wires from the studs

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With side cutters, we bite the clamp of fastening the wiring harness to the cross beam

Using a screwdriver, we remove the wiring harness holder from the steering column bracket

We also remove five more wire harness holders from the crossbeam

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We remove the crossbeam bracket (as described in the article - Removing the elements of the Nissan Almera car heater)

We remove the relay for heating the glass of the luggage compartment door from the holder on the cross beam

Disconnect the wiring block from the brake signal switch

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With the head on 13, unscrew the four bolts of the steering column mounting

Lowering the steering column to the floor

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By pressing on the lock of the wiring harness, disconnect the pads of the heater fan wiring harness

Unscrew the nut by 10 with the head

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We remove the tip of the mass wire from the stud

With the Torx T-20 key, unscrew the air duct mounting screw

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And remove the left air duct

Also remove the right air duct

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With the Torx T-20 key, unscrew the two screws securing the heater to the cross beam

With the head on 13, unscrew the two bolts securing the cross beam on the left side.

Also unscrew the two bolts securing the crossbeam on the right side

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Removing the cross beam

We remove the upholstery from the front panel

In the engine compartment, unscrew the two bolts of fastening the air conditioner tubes to the gearbox with the head by 10

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Disconnect the tubes from the gearbox

Having squeezed the ends of the clamps with pliers, we shift the clamps along the hoses

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Disconnect the inlet and outlet hoses of the heater from the radiator tubes of the heater

Removing the heater from the car interior

We install the heater in the reverse order.