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SOURCE: 1996 Dodge Neon Heater Core

All you have to do is follow your radiator to it. From the front of the car into the dash.Your Heater Core is in your dash somewhere behind the intake manifold.

Posted on Nov 14, 2008

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SOURCE: Heater core going out on my 97 dodge ram 1500

the dash has to come out so you can get to the heater box.

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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SOURCE: 1999 dodge durango heater core

It's a big job. Drain the coolant down, recover the freon in the ac system and disconnect the lines and heater hoses. Lower the steering column, remove the instrument panel assembly, remove the heater housing. Split the case halves on the housing and there you are. Usually around 500 to 700 dollars at a dealership.

Posted on May 29, 2009

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SOURCE: broken heater core in 2005 dodge ram 3500

The Heater core is difficult to replace on the RAM since it is buried in the plenum box. The box has a convenient door panel that you can open to remove and replace the core. The catch is that the convenient door is on the back of the box and you have to remove the heater box to get to it. This involves removing the steering wheel, steering column, complete dash panel, evacuating the AC, draining the radiator, and finally removing the heater box. Once you have the box out(8-12hrs), the core is simple to replace.

You want to be sure that the core is the problem before you undertake this process. If there is a strong smell of antifreeze in the cab or a puddle of coolant on the passenger side floor, the diagnosis is easy.

Check that the radiator is full, not the overflow tank, the radiator. On a cold engine you can remove the radiator cap and check the level. It should be full. If there is air in the system it will affect cab heating and engine cooling.

Another good check is to feel the two heater hoses going into the firewall from a cold start. The hoses should warm up at about the same rate and get uncomfortably hot-close to radiator temperature.

If the core appears to be OK, the next concern is with the blend doors that divert air through the heater core. This is a common failure on the RAM. Check heatertreater.net for an explanation of the operation of the system and a fix for the common problems. The RAM has four different DC servo motor controlled air flow doors that are susceptible to failure and all of these need to be checked by either observing the symptoms of failure or reading the codes. The problems are easy to fix with the HeaterTreater kits, but the OEM dealer fix requires removing the plenum box as described above. It is a costly repair if you take it back to the dealer and are not under warranty.

Posted on Oct 10, 2009

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SOURCE: how tro replace heater core in 2003 dodge Ram PU

dodge want $800 to$1000 for doing this and I can see why.You have to raise or remove the whole dash recover you a/c freon ,disconect your a/c lines and heater hoses remove your heater box and put on a work bench remove the top and remove heater core,now next the last one I did the new heater core will not fit you have to modify the box so your new heater core will fit,put it all back together and fill with coolant and charge a/c, man I got tirered just typing this much less doing it, I hope this helps

Posted on Oct 26, 2009

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heater core is most likely the prob. its a long process to replace but can be done. replaced mine in my 99 ram 2500. remove steering column and entire dash to reveal heater core, passenger side floor area.

Nov 26, 2012 | 1999 Dodge Ram 2500 4WD

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Need to change out my heater core 2003 dodge ram 1500 I have the problem with the heater blowing hot on the passenger cold on the driver's side and now my heater does not work at all I believe the core is...


If it is necessary to remove the heater assembly, the cooling system must be drained before removing the heater core.
When a heater core leaks, a new heater core is installed or the old one repaired.
Heater Housing
  • The heater housing is usually under the dash and must be removed to gain access to the heater core.
  • Procedures for replacing the heater core vary with the year, make, and model of car. It threfore necessary to consult the manufacturer's repair manuals for the proper procedure for replacement.
f74-01.gif The heater housing is disassembled to get to the heater core. Heater Core
  • Remove the access panels(s) or the split heater/air conditioning case to gain acess to the heater core.
  • Remove the heater coolant hoses.
  • Remove the cable and/or vacuum control lines (if equipped).
  • Remove the heater core securing brackets and/or clamps.
  • Lift the core from the case. Do not use force. Take care not to damage the fins of the heater core when removing.
  • To reinstall the heater core, reverse the removal steps.
When the heater core leaks and must be repaired or replaced, it is a very difficult and time-consuming job primarily because of the core's location deep within the firewall of the car. For this reason always leak test a replacement heater core before installation.

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Where is heater control valve on 2003 dodge ram pick up


THERE IS NO HEATER CONTROL VALVE ON THE WATER HOSES. NEW HEATER CORE. INLET LINE right before heater core hot, outlet after core look warm. Burped cooling system 5 times with engine at operating temp. Installed homade burp VALVE right after heater core outlet(high part of hose). Still no heat. Removed water pump, impeller still in good shape not stripped off shaft. Removed heater core hoses flushed water thrue the connections on the block to the water pump INLET and outlet. flushed water thrue heater core and hoses. Going to put it back togeter today. Used known good gauge to check water temp for operating temp in test. 195 f

Oct 22, 2010 | 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Club Cab

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Where is the heater core located on a 1997 dodge ram 1500 5.2 318


This is to give you an idea where it's at (behind the dash) and what you would have to do to remove and replace it:

Removal & Installation

  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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May 08, 2010 | 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Club Cab

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How do you replace the heater core?


should be under dash behind glove box, remove hoses and glovebox open panal and remove core. berrydalewolf

Oct 27, 2009 | 2004 Dodge Ram 1500

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How tro replace heater core in 2003 dodge Ram PU hemi 2500


dodge want $800 to$1000 for doing this and I can see why.You have to raise or remove the whole dash recover you a/c freon ,disconect your a/c lines and heater hoses remove your heater box and put on a work bench remove the top and remove heater core,now next the last one I did the new heater core will not fit you have to modify the box so your new heater core will fit,put it all back together and fill with coolant and charge a/c, man I got tirered just typing this much less doing it, I hope this helps

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MY HEATER CORE IS LEAKING IN MY 2002 DODGE RAM


You will have to remove a large portion of the dashboard. It is on the pasenger side, lower section.

Jun 23, 2009 | 2004 Dodge Ram 1500

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remove screws from housing, as well as blower motor. disconnect hoses from heater core and remove heater core. installation is reverse of removal.

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