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I am trying to replace the heater hose assembly (pipes rusted out) in a 2004 Dodge Grand Caravan that supplies and returns coolant to the rear heater core. Dorman makes a complete assmebly (Part # 626-301) for replacement. But I am having difficulty removing the old assembly. Even with the hoses off, there doesn't seem to be enough room to manuever the assembly out. I am also thinking that it will be difficult to snake in the new one, even if I cut the old one to get it out. Any advice?

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  • markgriggsma Jul 28, 2010

    The problem is not the heater core(s). It's the heater piping assembly that supplies and returns coolant to the rear heater core. It's a piping assembly that is about 3 to 3.5 feet long, has supply and return lines, and comes off the fire wall, snakes down through the rear of the engine compartment and connects with two short hoses to the piping that carries and returns the fluid to and from the rear heater core.

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The entire procedure is clearly explained (with pictures) in this repair manual:
http://www.haynes.com/products/productID/116

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