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Heater core I own a white 1997 4.6 lit.Ford T-bird. How far or how much of the dash do i need to take apart? Once I get there is there any trick to remove it or what to look out for? I've changed the heater core in a 2001 chevy truc and a 1997 Ford F-150. I just want to know the easiest way to do this job for the my Ford T-bird.

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  • bvargas10 Sep 10, 2010

    i accomplish this painfull task of the heater core. No you dont have to tamper with A/C. Remove as much as possible to pull foward dash to get to access panel of heater core. Wich is located right in the middle of center console . Yes the center concole needs to be remove for access. ican say there is no easy way but to get it done.


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Email me at and I will be happy to email you pictures on how to do it. the flat rate labor time to do this repair is 7.5 hours which basically means that the whole dash must come out, also you will need to disconnect your a/c system to remove heater core.

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