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Jetta heater core problem

As far as the heater core goes can you give me a detailed description of how to do this? I have the core but no idea how to take this thing apart

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  • oj82wer Jan 23, 2009

    same problem

  • Anonymous Jan 26, 2009

    I have a leaking heater core on my 1996 Jetta. Is there another way to access the box without removing the dash? What about through the firewall?

    Thanks

  • Ionascu14 Feb 09, 2009

    Yep! Same problem with my '96 Jetta. I just started removing dashboard components and whatever else is in the way. To me this looks like about a weeks worth of work to be done. I can only work on it for about 3 hours each evening. I still didn't figure out what bolts hold the dash in place. This is a big job!!!

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Normally we remove the dash. Do you have air conditionning as an option because the A/C lines run into the same box and you can't remove them without emptying the lines properly.

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