Disconnect the programmer vacuum and electrical connectors. Automobile Heater Core Reshaping the urban life of America and giving a new form to the American roads resulted in the introduction of profoundly shaped automobiles. The whole process takes about 2 full days. Install the right side sound insulator and the glove box module. Does anyone have step by step instructions from this point. Disconnect the steering column shaft from the steering column.
A hole in the heater core may result in either very cold or warm air coming from your heater. I did miss the bottom actuator control rod but it popped off when I was working the heater box cover off. Installation is the reverse of removal. Remove the heater core retaining screws and the heater core. Hopefully this will get the air out of the system. To install cowl heater core assembly, reverse above procedure.
It's a major process, you have to remove the entire dash including the steering wheel, center counsel, air bags. Overheats on cool day within about 25 miles of 60 mph driving. I hope its one of the hoses-they are avialable at Auto Zone. Remove two heater core attaching screws, then the heater core. Install the heater core cover. I replaced the lower radiator hose and have had nothing but problems.
Allow 1-2 minutes for the programmer arm to travel to the maximum heat position. Remove the hose, remove the two bolts and the flange comes off. Corroded and leaking Heater Cores will leak antifreeze into the cabin, be unable to maintain a comfortable temperature and cause engine overheat due to lack of antifreeze, none of which will be a good experience for the driver or the passengers. Could it be two seperate problems, head gasket and a plugged heater core? Remove the glove box and the sound insulator panel below the right side of the dash. Thanks guys, I will do some inspections tomorrow when I have some daylight and time. The pipes were very badly corroded and it was only a matter of time before they started leaking. To remove he glove box there should be two screws underneath , you simply unscrew them and detach the glove box from the instrument panel , and of course instsallation is reverse.
Remove glove box attaching screws, then the glove box. I was hoping keeping fresh Dexcool and tabs in the system would prevent this. At 153K I guess I can't expect them to last forever. Install the instrument panel compartment. In these economic times, I can't afford to pay labor so I'm going to learn these things little by little and do whatever work I can instead of putting it in the shop. Installation Procedures Install the heater core to heater case, securing with two screws. Flushing out the coolant at close intervals may also help if the replacement is not a matter of consideration for you.
Remove programmer shield attaching screws, then the programmer shield. Disconnect body control module electrical connector, then remove module attaching screws and module. In addition to foggy windows, a malfunctioning heater core often leaves a puddle of coolant on your car's passenger-side floor. Using the vaseline, once they are started, they slide on pretty easily. Sorry You have such bad news. This time we heard some gurgling noises coming from under the dash.
Connect the programmer vacuum and electrical connectors. Also, one tip that worked well for me was to put some vaseline in the hoses before reconnecting them to the new heater core. Not A Dead Site At All. If the hose is clear, check for blockage at the nipple on the tank. Snap the threaded rod into the plastic retainer on the programmer arm.
The tubes in the car heater core provide fluid in between communication. Believe me, I tried to do it without this and it just is not going to work without it. The cap on the expansion tank may be defective, if it can't hold the pressure of the water, it will release at the overflow cap if the cap is bad. Just as a follow up. Three days later, after driving approx 40-50 miles it overheated again. Removal Procedures Negative battery cable. Did a block test and it failed.
And to find a Heater Core is a another chore. Remove programmer shield attaching screws, then the programmer shield. Connect the air mix valve link and, if equipped, install the programmer shield. The automobile heater core lies in the dash of the automobile. A properly functioning Heater Core will keep the vehicle cabin warm; which in certain climates is essential to driver and passenger comfort. Verify that the programmer arm and the air mix valve travel to the maximum cold position. Remove the left knee bolster.
I didn't mean to offend anyone and I apologize if I did. Any pointers anyone has would be appreciated. These engines are sensitive to overheat and you may have blown a head gasket. Always replace the coolant with the same kind that was removed refer to your owner's manual to identify the coolant that was used in your car originally. Refrigerant is very dangerous to work with.