Question about 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Is there anyway to fix the plastic male fitting on the heater core inlet. It broke off in the hose. Will I have to replace the entire heater core?
RKmastertech is incorrect. That plastic fitting is seperate from the aluminum heater core and can be removed by means of a special quick disconnect tool, like OTC 6046. Rock auto has the fitting for $5 plus shipping, just for a reference.
Posted on Oct 05, 2009
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The male inlets broke on heater hose going to the heater core, there are plastic .can the hose just be reattached to the metal inlet with out replacing the plastic piece?
Posted on Oct 19, 2009
Posted on Sep 27, 2009
I`ve had this problem . there is a special tool to take the plastic end`s off of the heater core in & out tubes i went to a GM dealer and borroed one I`ve since seen them know I knew what I was looking for @ KRAGEN AUTO PARTs in the tool section . it clamp`s around pipe behind the plastig nipple and the plastic nipple pop`s right off . By the way both plastic nipple`s cost me $45.00 and they are adealer item only R.C.
Posted on Oct 06, 2009
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