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A/c loosing freon after having heater core replaced.

Does the a/c lines have to be disturbed to change the heater core,the reason I'm asking is i did not change it . It was done at the chrysler dealer. I'm trying to figure out if it's the dealer problem or my problem.

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They are in close proximity to one another.I would say if your AC worked just fine before going in and doesn't work now something happened during the work. They need to be notified sooner than later.They can evacuate the system and by using a dye figure out where the leak is at exactly.IF it is close to the work they did I would go after the dealer. good luck

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its a pretty big job. Basically the entire dash has to come apart to get to the heater core

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how to take out my heater core in a 2000 lhs

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If it is necessary to remove the heater assembly, the cooling system must be drained before removing the heater core.
When a heater core leaks, a new heater core is installed or the old one repaired.
Heater Housing

  • The heater housing is usually under the dash and must be removed to gain access to the heater core.
  • 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. Heater Core
  • Remove the access panels(s) or the split heater/air conditioning case to gain acess to the heater core.
  • Remove the heater coolant hoses.
  • Remove the cable and/or vacuum control lines (if equipped).
  • Remove the heater core securing brackets and/or clamps.
  • Lift the core from the case. Do not use force. Take care not to damage the fins of the heater core when removing.
  • To reinstall the heater core, reverse the removal steps.
When the heater core leaks and must be repaired or replaced, it is a very difficult and time-consuming job primarily because of the core's location deep within the firewall of the car. For this reason always leak test a replacement heater core before installation.

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Remove the dash, it's a big job, might think about a garage doing it, think about the warranty, you can end up with electrical problems because the dash has to be removed,

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  1. Remove the silencer boot fasteners located around the base of the lower steering shaft from the dash panel so that it may be pushed aside.
  2. Remove the brake lamp switch from its mounting bracket.
  3. Disconnect the power brake booster input rod (push rod) from the pin on the brake pedal arm.
  4. If equipped with power adjustable pedals, remove the adjustable pedal assembly.
Note: Take the proper precautions to protect the carpeting below the heater core from spilled engine coolant and have absorbent toweling readily available to clean up any spills.

  1. Remove the heater core tubes.
  2. Remove the two screws that secure the heater core mounting plate to the HVAC air distribution
    1. If NOT equipped with power adjustable pedals, pull the accelerator pedal upward and push the brake pedal downward for clearance to remove the heater core from the air distribution housing.
    2. Remove the heater core by carefully pulling it straight out of the side of the air distribution housing.
    Installation

    1. If NOT equipped with power adjustable pedals, pull the accelerator pedal upward and push the brake pedal downward for clearance to install the heater core into the HVAC air distribution housing.
    2. Install the heater core by carefully pushing it straight into the side of the air distribution housing.
    3. Install the two screws that secure the heater core to the air distribution housing. Tighten the screws to 2 Nm ( 17 in lbs ) .
    4. Install the heater core tubes.
    5. If equipped with power adjustable pedals, install the adjustable pedal assembly.
    6. Connect the power brake booster input rod to the pin on the brake pedal arm.
    7. Install a new brake lamp switch.
    8. Install the silencer boot around the base of the lower steering shaft on the dash panel.
    9. Reconnect the negative battery cable.
    10. If the heater core is being replaced, flush the cooling system.
    11. Refill the engine cooling system.
    housing.

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