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How do i change the heater core - 1997 Saturn SL

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First of all, go to the store and buy yourself a repair manual SPECIFICALLY for your year & model. Read the section you need. Three times. Then go get your materials. I recommend new hose clamps in addition to their list; ratcheting cinch clamps are much easier than the factory ones and work just as great.

Now, for what you asked for: the heater core is tucked up in the center control console under the radio and a/c controls. The hose linkages are in the engine, just on the other side of the firewall. Move fast when you disconnect them so you don't get coated in coolant. You'll have to remove both side panels on the console to access the core easily; it also comes out smoother when you loosen the clip. The floorboard was soaked, so we gutted my car to remove and clean the carpet. Made it a day & a half project, but was worth the extra time and effort. Also made the work easier since I could then lay down in the car cabin to work on everything. Then again, I'm a 5'5" girl, so might not be so easy for you. If you'll be working on it from outside the car, get kneepads. I know it's a little late for you, mosebodo, but others are looking for this I'm sure.

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It is a pain. usually, you have to take out the console in passenger side of car to remove air box. usually, the heater core is inside. You may have to unhook the hoses from inside the engine compartment. the core is easy changed, getting to it is the problem. i am not familiar with saturn. i advise more research.

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  • Procedures for replacing the heater core vary with the year, make, and model of car. It threfore necessary to consult the manufacturer's repair manuals for the proper procedure for replacement.
f74-01.gif The heater housing is disassembled to get to the heater core.
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f74-01.gif The heater housing is disassembled to get to the heater core.
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When a heater core leaks, a new heater core is installed or the old one repaired.
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f74-01.gif The heater housing is disassembled to get to the heater core. Heater Core
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