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I need to know step by step how to remove a heater core.

I have very little warm air .

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Allow me to make a recommendation. get a haynes manual. generally like 15 bucks at the local autoparts store. get an extra pair of hands and about 4 hours. there are a boat load of screws so make sure you bag them and label them. the heater core is located on the passenger side of the vehicle. once the dashboard and support behind it is out you ll have a casing in which the heater core is located. make sure you remove the negative from the battery terminal and all remove all pressure from the AC. remove the bolts for the AC tubes on the outside of the firewall as well as the two tubes that are attached to the the heater core (they are located in the same area).

MAJOR ADVICE take youre time. this will take about 4 hours to remove the dash, 10 minutes replace the core and another 4 hours to put it all back together. I am in the process of putting mine back together in case you have any questions email me. ricardo(dot)markland(at)gmail(dot)com

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