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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Yes it's the heater core, It's a complicated diy job and unless you are an experienced mechanic you are going to need a good workshop manual for the job.
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Posted on Oct 22, 2008
it is located under the dashboard against the firewall of the passenger seat. i recomend buying a repair manual from your local auto parts store before attempting as it requires draining, flushing, refilling and bleeding the cooling system as well as removing many other componets like the entire dashboard and thermostat
Posted on Dec 01, 2008
You can bypass the heater core, you just wont have heat anymore. On the firewall of the truck, behind the engine, you will see 2 rubber heater hoses that go into the firewall. They attach to the heater core. Disconnect them and get a plastic connector, and connect the 2 hoses together with clamps to hold them down. This will stop coolant from going into the heater core, and no more leak.
Posted on Sep 26, 2009
1. drain coolant
2.remove instrument panel
3. for 5.4 (4v) if equiped,remove junction splash shield
4.for 5.4 (4v) if equiped, disconnect starter relay cable
NOTE: If needed, clean and lubricate coolant hoses with plain water.
Posted on Nov 12, 2009
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