Heater tap cable adjustment

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Heater tap cable adjustment

Post by frog »

Hi all,
Have just replaced my heater tap, no leaks now!
When I attached the cable to the new tap I must have put it out of adjustment, eg too much through the securing bolt.
I'm wondering if anyone has a good method for adjusting this with the tap insitu?
This is the tap sans cable out of the car, looks easy enough, loosen the 7mm nut whilst holding the 8mm bolt, adjust cable, tighten.

In the car, maybe not so much, what are your methods?
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Re: Heater tap cable adjustment

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These cables must've cost about $100 an inch, they cut them to exact size making them VERY difficult to do anything with! :evil:
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Re: Heater tap cable adjustment

Post by Defender110 »

Not really an adjustable item, just slide your control lever to either fully open or fully closed and attach whilst the tap is in a corresponding position.
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