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DOES DASH BOARD HAVE TO COME OUT FOR HEATER CORE REPLACEMENT AND WHAT WOULD THE COST BE FOR GETTING IT DONE

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Yes the instrument panel and carrier have to come out.Actually you can have it back far enough on the seat.You need it out this far in order for the heater plenum to come out.This is the part that the heater and evaporator core are in.The a/c will have to be evacuated.It is about a 7 or 8 hour job.This is for a trained technician.Times this by the hourly rate at the shop you take it to.Hope this helps.Good luck.

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