Dodge Journey: Description

Heating & Air Conditioning
Fig. 142: Instrument Panel Outlets

There are two defroster air outlets (1) in the defroster grille (2) located at the top of the instrument panel. The airflow from the defroster outlets are directed by fixed vanes in the grille and cannot be adjusted. The defroster air outlets are not serviceable from the defroster grille.

There are two side window demister air outlets (3 and 5). One located on each end of the instrument panel. The airflow from the side window demister air outlets is directed by fixed vanes and cannot be adjusted. The side window demister air outlets can be serviced separately from the instrument panel.

There are four instrument panel air outlets (4). One air outlet is located near each outboard end of the instrument panel facing the rear of the vehicle and two air outlets are located at the top of the instrument panel center bezel.

Each of the instrument panel air outlets contain movable vanes that can direct or shut off the flow of the conditioned air leaving the outlets. The instrument panel air outlets can be serviced separately from the instrument panel.

Some models with A/C are equipped with a cooled beverage storage bin located in the instrument panel.

Vehicles so equipped have an outlet, which, when opened with the A/C on, allows cooled air to flow into the bin.

    Removal
    BEVERAGE COOLER WARNING: Disable the airbag system before attempting any steering wheel, steering column, or instrument panel component diagnosis or service. Disconnect and isolate t ...

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