Air Box Removal

Peter Schulz peschulz at
Wed May 8 15:46:26 EDT 2002

At 10:07 AM 5/8/2002 -0700, you wrote:
>I need to remove the air box to replace the heater core and Bentley
>says the center console has to be removed as a part of the procedure.
>Is this really required? To undo duct fasteners, etc.?????
>I still have not been able to find a detailed description of this
>repair, so if anyone has any sage advice it would be most appreciated.
>George Sidman, President
>Monterey Network Center
>sidman at
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Rob Winchell did it a while ago - perhaps he can help?


Subject: Re: [200q20v] Help! Heater Box Removal Question
To: Calliope <calliope3 at>, 200q20v at

There are no screws holding the box to the body. The
only thing holding it in is the metal strap across the
top and the seal around the edge.

Rob Winchell

--- Calliope <calliope3 at> wrote:
 > I've followed along on the Bentley, removed all
 > wires, hoses and straps,
 > the center console, and the drivers side knee bar.
 > When you are at the
 > end of the procedure, the Bentley says something
 > vague like "remove all
 > mechanical connections between the body and the
 > heater box".
 > Problem is, I don't see any. I presume I'm looking
 > from the interior -
 > why else would I have removed the center console,
 > but also  I see
 > absolutely nothing on the perimeter of the box from
 > the top/engine side.
 > Do I have to remove ducts to see the screws or
 > whatever? Which ones? How
 > about the vacuum servo motors, do they have to be
 > disconnected from the
 > box? About how many screw/bolts are there. . None of
 > this is mentioned
 > in the Bentley.
 > Meanwhile, I'm gainfully employed soldering new
 > bulbs into my dash
 > switches...
 > Thanks
 > Tom F.
Peter Schulz
1990 CQ
1991 200 20v TQW indigo mica
1991 200 20v TQW titanium grey
Chelmsford, MA USA
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