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Heater matrix leaking

Water with anti freeze leaking into the passager footwell from the matrix,how do i remove it,i have a new one , but dont know how to fit it

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  • vincecufley Dec 23, 2008

    thanks barryboeckma im going to get the haynes, best bet i think...thanks again.

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You'll probably have to remove the old leaking heater core from under the dash.A chiltons or haynes shop manual would be very helpful in telling you the actual step by step proceedure for removing the old core and installing the new one.I've replaced several heater "cores' and it involves a good bit of body contortion to get you head under the dash to see what your dealing with,but I,m confident that you can get the job done.Don't skip any steps here cause that way leads to frustration.Be sure to have a small bucket or tuperware container handy to catch any excess antifreeze before it soaks you carpet.

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