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I'm trying to replace heater core in Dodge Ram 3500 2010 I need to know how to remove the top panel off the top of the dash to remove the entire dash

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SOURCE: Heater Box Removal To Replace Heater Core

heater box comes out via the eng side of the fire wall there are a couple of screws but not sure were should be no need to pull dash out

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This is a really easy job, disconnect the heater hoses at the firewall, go inside the truck on the passenger side there is a plastic panel/cover over the core, 6 bolts/screws I think, remove the cover pull the core, tops 1 hour, as job at work I did them in 20 minutes.

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on the 98 model the fuse box can be removed without removing the whole dash board.

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If the dash is removed you've saved about 9 10ths of the job endurance. Look around, what you believe to be, the perimeter of the heater box. I cannot, and no one else can, tell you exactly where the bolts and nuts that mount the heater box are. Therefore you must viually sixe the box and check outide in the engine compartment and inside under the dash for the mounting bolts.You'll want to start by removing the heater hoses. Then starting at the passenger side engine compartment look for a group of 10mm or 7/16ths nuts retaining the housing and remove them. Do the same inside. The housing is usually held together with screws or clips, it changes year to year. Keep a log or pix of the wires and cables and hoses(vacuum) that are connected to the housing for reassembly. You'll need to "roll" the box out from under the dash depending on how much of the dash has been removed. The core is easy to spot for is has two hoses sticking out, and, is encircled with clips or screws . Also make sure you remove the bracket around the two entry hoses if it has one. Thank you, Dana

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good luck it is a pain

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  • To reinstall the heater core, reverse the removal steps.
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One bolt on each side under the kick panel few bolts in the middle under the cover to remove a bracket and remove all the bolts on the top by the windshield. Those are the main bolts that hold the dash. You will also have to drop the steering column down by removing the two nuts on it and a bracket underneath that. you will have to take the dash cluster and other electronics out and unhook some wires to get the dash out far enough. Just did one a wee age in a 2001 Ram Good luck

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  1. Disconnect the battery negative cable.
  2. Remove the instrument panel from the vehicle.
  3. If equipped with air conditioning, recover the refrigerant.
  4. Disconnect the liquid line refrigerant line fitting from the evaporator inlet tube.
  5. Ram: remove the accumulator.
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  8. Disconnect the heater hoses from the heater core tubes.
  9. Ram: remove the powertrain control module from the dash panel. Disconnecting wiring is not necessary.
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  1. Disconnect the battery negative cable.
  2. Remove the instrument panel from the vehicle.
  3. If equipped with air conditioning, recover the refrigerant.
  4. Disconnect the liquid line refrigerant line fitting from the evaporator inlet tube.
  5. Ram: remove the accumulator.
  6. Dakota, Durango: disconnect the accumulator inlet tube.
  7. Drain the cooling system.
  8. Disconnect the heater hoses from the heater core tubes.
  9. Ram: remove the powertrain control module from the dash panel. Disconnecting wiring is not necessary.
  10. Remove the four nuts from the heater-A/C mounting studs on the engine compartment side of the dash panel.
  11. Remove the nut(s) that secure(s) the heater-A/C housing mounting brace to the stud(s) on the passenger compartment side of the dash board.
  12. Pull the housing rearward far enough for the mounting studs and evaporator condensate drain tube to clear the dash panel holes.
  13. Remove the housing from the vehicle.
  14. Lift the heater core out of the housing.
  15. Installation is the reverse of removal.



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I have a 2000 1500, but from what I can see it is the same fix. You need to pull dash forward. 2 bolts behind kick panels one on either side. Screws along top windshield I believe there are 6. Detach steering shaft. (lay down on drivers side facing up. 2 bolts hold in place) This should allow entire dash to tilt towards seats. Heater core is passenger side. You will see 2 metal lines going through firewall. This is your heater core lines. Detach these from rubber hoses inside engine compartment.

Here's where you can follow the book, or do it the easy way... The book says you need to remove the ENTIRE dash and discharge A/C unit before removing.... I have a way better fix.

With a hacksaw cut the metal lines off the top of the heater core (its already junk so don't worry). Pull up on heater core to remove. Now the tricky part. With the hacksaw, cut through the plastic housing. Start far right and cut down until you meet the natural break in the 2 pieces of plastic. Now start another cut on the far left of the housing and again cut straight down. You are creating a door for the new heater core to install. ***Save this piece of plastic housing as you will need it***.

Install new heater core and then use JB Weld to fasten "door" back into place. This should save you about $300 and hours of time. Have fun...

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