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How to remove the auto transmission shift knob ?

To replace the heater core you must remove the center console. To remove the console you must remove the auto shift knob. I removed the clip, but it seem stuck on. How does it come off ?

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Try unscrewing it

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Need diagram for replacing heater core



    Detach the heater core hoses at the firewall. The two black hoses attach near the firewall on the passenger's side of the engine compartment. Squeeze the hose clamps on the end of the hoses with pliers and slide the hoses from the heater core tubes.

    • 4Remove the lower passenger's-side and driver's-side dashboard panels. The two panels are held in with push-pins. Raise the center of the push-pins with a small, standard screwdriver and pull the pins from the panels. Pull the panels away from the dashboard to separate them from the dashboard.
    • 5Remove the center console. Separate the gear select trim piece from the center console, using a small standard screwdriver to pry the trim piece from the center console. Lift it over the shift knob and rotate it to clear the knob. Remove the retaining screws holding the center console in place with a Phillips screwdriver. Lift the console up over the shift knob and remove it from the interior.
    • 6Remove the glove box. Open the door to the glove box. Squeeze the two retaining tabs on the ends of the glove box and pull the glove box away from the dashboard. Remove it from the interior.
    • 7Detach the drain tube from the heater core cover, which is located behind the glove box. The tube can be pulled from the heater core cover by hand. Detach the air intake duct from the bottom of the heater core cover. The air intake duct runs from the bottom of the cover to the center of the dashboard. Remove the duct by hand.
    • 8Remove the retaining screws on the black heater core cover with a Phillips screwdriver. Pull the cover from the heater core and remove it from the interior. Remove the heater core clamp screw with a Phillips screwdriver, pull the clamp away from the heater core, then pull the heater core from the housing.
    • 9Place the replacement heater core against the housing. Place the clamp over the heater core and install the clamp retaining screw with a Phillips screwdriver. Position the heater core cover over the heater core and install the retaining screws with a Phillips screwdriver.
    • 10Attach the drain tube and the air intake duct to the heater core cover.
    • 11Install the glove box. Squeeze the retaining tabs on the sides of the glove box and push it into position against the dashboard. Release the tabs when the glove box is in position.
    • 12Install the center console. Guide the console over the shift knob and install the retaining screws with a Phillips screwdriver. Slip the shift selector trim piece over the shift knob and push it into the center console.
    • 13Place the lower passenger's-side and driver's-side dashboard panel in position. Install the push-pins into the retaining holes, pushing the in center of the pin to engage the pins.
    • 14Fill the radiator with coolant. Most climates require a 50/50 mix of DEXCOOL coolant and water. 2.2L engines require 8.6 qts., 2.4L

Nov 22, 2012 | 2000 Oldsmobile Alero

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How to remove rear cup holder


  1. If equipped with an automatic transmission, remove the shift lever knob by pulling the knob straight up. Then carefully Carefully pry up and pull to remove the transmission shift indicator bezel.
  2. If equipped with a manual transmission, remove the shift lever knob by loosening the locknut and then unthreading the knob from the shaft. Pull up the shift boot to remove.
  3. Pry up and pull to remove the transfer case selector bezel.
  4. If equipped, loosen the console trim panel retaining screws, then carefully pull up on the console trim panel and remove from the vehicle.
  5. Open up the storage box lid on the console and remove the 2 retaining screws located at the bottom of the compartment.
  6. Remove any other console housing retaining screws.
  7. If necessary, disengage the wiring harness connector.
  8. Carefully pull up on the console assembly and remove from the vehicle
  9. If necessary after removing the console unit, remove the A/C-warm air duct from the center of the floor
  10. Installation is the reverse of removal.

Oct 31, 2011 | 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Removing heater core


This is for a 2.3L
Hope this helps, it it does please leave feedback Thank You and Good Luck

REMOVAL
  1. Disconnect battery ground cable.
  2. Drain cooling system.
  3. Raise and support vehicle.
  4. Disconnect heater hoses from heater core assembly.
  5. Remove drain tube.
  6. Lower vehicle.
  7. If equipped, remove console as follows:
    1. Apply parking brake and block drive wheels.
    2. Position transaxle shift lever in Neutral.
    3. On models with automatic transaxle, remove clip retaining shift lever handle to lever, then remove shift lever handle.
    4. On models with manual transaxle, turn shift lever handle counterclockwise to remove from lever.
    5. On all models, carefully pry upward on outer edges of console trim plate.
    6. Disconnect electrical connectors and ashtray lamp from console trim plate, then remove trim plate from console.
    7. Remove console to mounting bracket attaching screws, then remove console.
  1. Right and left sound insulators.
  2. Steering column opening filler.
Floor Air Duct Outlet 58917672

  1. Floor air outlet duct.
  2. Heater core cover.
  3. Heater core mounting clamps and remove heater core.
INSTALLATION
  1. Heater core and heater core mounting clamps.
  2. Heater core cover.
  3. Floor air outlet duct.
  4. Right and left sound insulators.
  5. Console.
  6. Steering column opening filler.
  7. Raise vehicle.
  8. Heater hoses to heater core.
  9. Drain tube to heater case.
  10. Lower vehicle.
  11. Negative battery cable.
  12. Fill cooling system and check for leaks.

Jan 01, 2011 | 1994 Pontiac Grand Am

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How do I remove heater core on 1997 dodge stratus


prev.gif next.gif Heater Core REMOVAL & INSTALLATION Cirrus, Stratus, Sebring Convertible and Breeze
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the radio/HVAC control module bezel. CAUTION
    The vehicles covered by this manual are equipped with a Supplemental Restraint System (SRS), which uses air bags. Whenever working near any of the SRS components, such as the impact sensors, air bag modules, steering column and instrument panel, disable the SRS, as described earlier in this section.
  3. Remove the right instrument panel side trim.
  4. Remove the two retaining screws at the lower right side support beam.
  5. Remove the instrument panel support bolt at the A-pillar.
  6. Remove the left instrument panel side trim and upper instrument panel bezel.
  7. Remove the lower knee bolster and console screws at the instrument panel.
  8. Remove the gearshift knob and shifter bezel.
  9. Remove the mounting screws at the front and rear of the floor console. Remove the front and rear console halves.
  10. Remove the right side instrument panel support strut.
  11. Drain the cooling system into a suitable container, then disconnect the heater hoses at the cowl panel. Plug the heater core outlets to prevent coolant from spilling during unit housing removal. Fig. 1: Remove the heater core cover 90906g01.gif
    Fig. 2: Remove the heater core 90906g02.gif

  12. Remove the mounting screws and heater core cover.
  13. Remove the heater core from the vehicle. To install:
  14. Carefully position the heater core unit into the heater housing.
  15. Install the heater core cover onto the heater housing and tighten the mounting screws.
  16. Install the right side instrument panel support strut.
  17. Install the front and rear console halves.
  18. Install the shifter bezel and gearshift knob.
  19. Install the lower knee bolster and console screws at the instrument panel.
  20. Install the upper instrument panel bezel and left instrument panel side trim.
  21. Install the instrument panel support bolt at the A-pillar.
  22. Install the two retaining screws at the lower right side support beam.
  23. Install the right instrument panel side trim.
  24. Install the radio/HVAC control module bezel.
  25. Fill the cooling system to the proper level.
  26. Connect the negative battery cable.
Sebring Coupe and Avenger
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. CAUTION
    The vehicles covered by this manual are equipped with a Supplemental Restraint System (SRS), which uses air bags. Whenever working near any of the SRS components, such as the impact sensors, air bag modules, steering column and instrument panel, disable the SRS, as described earlier in this section.
  2. Remove the instrument panel from the vehicle, as outlined in Section 10 of this manual.
  3. Drain the cooling system into a suitable container, then disconnect the heater hoses from the dashboard panel. Plug the heater core outlets to prevent coolant from spilling during unit housing removal.
  4. Remove the center stay.
  5. Remove the lap cooler duct mounting screw. Remove the center duct.
  6. Remove the left and right rear heater ducts.
  7. Remove the foot distribution duct.
  8. If equipped with A/C, remove the cooling unit mounting nut and bolt.
  9. Remove the retainer clip, then the heater unit.
  10. Remove the heater core. Fig. 3: Exploded view of heater unit and core assembly 90906g03.gif
    To install:
  11. Install the heater core into the heater housing.
  12. Install the heater housing and retainer clip into the vehicle.
  13. If equipped with A/C, install the cooling unit mounting bolt and nut.
  14. Install the foot distribution duct. Install the left and right rear heater ducts.
  15. Install the center duct, then install the lap cooler duct mounting screw.
  16. Install the center stay and connect the heater hoses to the heater core at the dashboard panel.
  17. Install the instrument panel.
  18. Fill the cooling system to the proper level.
  19. Connect the negative battery cable.

Jul 08, 2010 | 1997 Dodge Stratus

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I have a 1996 grand prix se I believe that my heater core is leaking how hard is it to change it in this vehicle


It's a big job. The heater core is accessed from inside the car under the dash. If your car has a center console, it must be removed, along with the glove box and the under dash covers. Then you'll see the actual heater box. Removing the box will show you the core, but you'll need to go under the hood to disconnect the heater hoses before you can remove it. Obviously, you need to drain the cooling system first.
Also note, when you replace the core and put the heater box back in, the box has to be sealed for proper operation. In some cases, either RTV sealant can be used, or foam tape.

Jan 21, 2010 | 1996 Pontiac Grand Prix

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Heater core install on 96 grand am


Best you get a haynes or chiltons to guide you through it but heres the basics: Core is located dead center in front of the shift console. On most, console needs to be removed.(usually just unbolted and slid back) Remove all plastic panels under the drivers and center of dash till you get to the core. Hardest part of the job is getting the heater hoses off from the inlet and outlet as they are hard to reach. Generally they can be cut off with a sharp knife as close to the firewall as possible to remove as there is enough slack in them to re attach without replacing hose assembly.

Nov 29, 2009 | 1996 Pontiac Grand Am

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How do i replace heater core


Removal & Installation

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Drain and recycle the engine coolant.
  3. Raise and safely support the front of the vehicle.
  4. If necessary, remove the rear lateral transaxle strut mount.
  5. Detach the drain tube, then disconnect the heater hoses from the core tubes.
  6. Carefully lower the vehicle.
  7. Remove the console if equipped.
  8. Unfasten and remove the sound insulators, console extensions and/or steering column filler, as required.
  9. On some models it may be necessary to remove the steering column opening filler.
  10. Remove the floor or console outlet ductwork and hoses.
  11. Remove the heater core access cover.
  12. Unfasten the heater core mounting clamps/bolts, then extract the heater core from the vehicle.
To install:
  1. Install the heater core, then secure using the clamps/bolts.
  2. Fasten the heater core cover.
  3. Connect the outlet hoses and ducts.
  4. Install the sound insulators, console extensions and/or steering column filler.
  5. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  6. Install the drain tube and connect the heater hoses to the core tubes.
  7. If removed, install the rear lateral transaxle strut mount, if removed.
  8. Carefully lower the vehicle.
  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
  10. Fill cooling system and check for leaks. Start the engine and allow to come to normal operating temperature. Recheck for leaks and check coolant level. Add if necessary.

Nov 07, 2009 | 1996 Pontiac Grand Am

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Remove center console


look for a set screw at he bottom of the shift lever, unscrew and pull up

Apr 03, 2009 | 2001 Mitsubishi Montero

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I need to remove the gear shift knob on a 1993 Pontiac grand am


have to shift out of park engine off key on and their will be a pin or screw on the front side of gear shifter

Jan 16, 2009 | 1993 Pontiac Grand Am

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