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Possible heater core issue

I first thought I was just low on anti-freeze due to the fact that the heat would get cooler once in awhile but a couple times I seen some steam coming out of the drivers side hood or wheel well but when I wold pull into a lot to check it out-- nothing-- but I could smell some anti-freeze and the carpet is somewhat wet but it is winter and we have had alot of snow, but I have also added more fluid due to gettting cool once in awhile again. How hard is it to replace if it is the heater core.

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Removal of the dash and unpluging all of your wiring.It is a 6-7hr job when you have all the tools but you will need short and long extensions standerd and metric sockets.

I would say it is on a scale of 1-10, 10 being hardest it is like a 4 or 5.
You can do it yourself all it takes is looking to see how things a bolted in. Just w/e you do do not unclip any orange wire connectors or yellow. One of those is your SRS and you could cause a air bag to blow.

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