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Liquid noises coming from the dash board

When I get in my car in the morning, I hear a noise which sounds like a liquid circulating behind my dashboard. I notice it mostly when I accelerate from a stop.

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  • RobertGerage Oct 08, 2008

    Thanks. This seems like it. I have noticed some water dripping on the passenger side of the car, under the dashboard, a couple of times. I checked my radiator overflow reservoir and it is fine. So, I guess my next question is how do I replace the heater core? Any advice, or, procedural instructions would be greatly appreciated.

  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2009

    99 dodge ram 1500 doing same thing

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    air hissing noise behind dashboard when engine is accelerated

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Heated water goes to your heater core under your dash..though you shouldnt be hearing it usually..be sure water level is up at radiator overflow reservoir and pay attention in cabin of any sweet smell of coolant indicating a failing /leaking heater core....look for damp carpet on passenger front area if suspicious

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  • milespeed Oct 08, 2008

    looking into labor guide and procedure now ...looks so far like very involved process to get to 'suitcase' enclosure housing heater core under dash...hoses are disconnected at firewall..those nipples are heater core..so you need to get to the cabin side of same area to R/R it

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