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Heater.cooling fan Suspect mouse built nest near or in duct of heater fan. How do I gain access to fan to remove nest?

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It's under the glove box by your feet. Should just be three screws and it will fall right out.

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No heat in car back defrost works fine?


I had a similar problem with two different cars. Mice had somehow got into the heater ducting and built nests. This will plug up the ducting, or if nest is next to the heater fan, it can keep fan blades or the squirrel cage fan from turning. If that is the problem, you'll need to take some of the ducting apart and clear the obstruction. Good luck.

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Replace heater core in a 97 chrysler sebring lxi


Check this procedure for Sebring Coupe and Avenger (see Figure 3)...

Disconnect the negative battery cable.

CAUTION
The vehicles covered by this guide are equipped with a Supplemental Restraint System (SRS), which uses air bags. Whenever working near any of the SRS components, such as the impact sensors, air bag modules, steering column and instrument panel, disable the SRS, as described earlier in this section.

Remove the instrument panel from the vehicle, as outlined in General Information & Maintenance 0 of this repair guide.
Drain the cooling system into a suitable container, then disconnect the heater hoses from the dashboard panel. Plug the heater core outlets to prevent coolant from spilling during unit housing removal.
Remove the center stay.
Remove the lap cooler duct mounting screw. Remove the center duct.
Remove the left and right rear heater ducts.
Remove the foot distribution duct.
If equipped with A/C, remove the cooling unit mounting nut and bolt.
Remove the retainer clip, then the heater unit.
Remove the heater core.

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Fig. 3: Exploded view of heater unit and core assembly (ZOOM LINK HERE)

To install:
Install the heater core into the heater housing.
Install the heater housing and retainer clip into the vehicle.
If equipped with A/C, install the cooling unit mounting bolt and nut.
Install the foot distribution duct. Install the left and right rear heater ducts.
Install the center duct, then install the lap cooler duct mounting screw.
Install the center stay and connect the heater hoses to the heater core at the dashboard panel.
Install the instrument panel.
Fill the cooling system to the proper level.
Connect the negative battery cable.

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Dec 20, 2011 | Cars & Trucks

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How do I best replace a heater core in a corsica 1995


You will have to drain all engine coolant.Disconnect your battery and your two heater core hoses that are on the fire wall in the engine compartment.Now inside the car start removing your dash.one dash is removed you will have to open you heater box to gain access to the heater core once you have gain access remove and replace.Now start replacing heater boxes dash board and reconnect heater core hoses and reconnect battery.Now top up your engine cooling system with the engine antifreeze drained you should have a extra jug of coolant in case you spilled or just needed it to top up.Now start car make sure coolant is full when cooling fans come on put rad cap on you have completed the replacement of your heater core.

Dec 27, 2010 | 1995 Chevrolet Corsica

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No heat, and I want to replace the heating core, need directions


Heater Core REMOVAL & INSTALLATION CAUTION
Never open, service or drain the radiator or cooling system when hot; serious burns can occur from the steam and hot coolant. Also, when draining engine coolant, keep in mind that cats and dogs are attracted to ethylene glycol antifreeze and could drink any that is left in an uncovered container or in puddles on the ground. This will prove fatal in sufficient quantities. Always drain coolant into a sealable container. Coolant should be reused unless it is contaminated or is several years old. Front 1988-91 R/V SERIES WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Disconnect the heater hoses at the core tubes and drain the engine coolant. Plug the core tubes to prevent spillage.
  3. Remove the nuts from the distributor air ducts in the engine compartment.
  4. Remove the glove compartment and door.
  5. Disconnect the air-defrost and temperature door cables.
  6. Remove the floor outlet and unfasten the defroster duct-to-heater distributor screw.
  7. Remove the heater distributor-to-instrument panel screws. Pull the assembly rearward to gain access to the wiring harness and disconnect the wires attached to the unit.
  8. Remove the heater distributor from the truck.
  9. Remove the heater core retaining straps and remove the core from the truck. To install:
  10. Install the heater core. Be sure that the case-to-core and case-to-dash panel sealer is intact.
  11. Position the heater distributor. Connect the wires attached to it and then install the heater distributor-to-instrument panel screws.
  12. Install the floor outlet and tighten the defroster duct-to-heater distributor screw.
  13. Connect the air-defrost and temperature door cables.
  14. Install the glove compartment and door.
  15. Install the nuts into the distributor air ducts (in the engine compartment).
  16. Connect the heater hoses at the core tubes.
  17. Connect the negative battery cable. Fill the cooling system and check for leaks.
1988-91 R/V SERIES WITH AIR CONDITIONING
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Disconnect the heater hoses at the core tubes and drain the engine coolant. Plug the core tubes to prevent spillage.
  3. Remove the glove compartment and door.
  4. Disconnect the center duct from the defroster outlet duct.
  5. Disconnect the center, lower air distributor and the center air outlet ducts.
  6. Disconnect the temperature door cable.
  7. Remove the nuts from the 3 selector duct studs that project into the engine compartment.
  8. Remove the outlet duct-to-instrument panel screws. Pull the assembly rearward to gain access to the wiring harness and disconnect the wires and vacuum tubes attached to the unit.
  9. Remove the heater distributor from the truck.
  10. Remove the heater core retaining straps and remove the core from the case. To install:
  11. Install the heater core. Be sure that the core-to-core and case-to-dash panel sealer is intact.
  12. Position the heater distributor. Connect the wires attached to it and then install the heater distributor-to-instrument panel screws.
  13. Install the floor outlet and tighten the defroster duct-to-heater distributor screw.
  14. Connect the temperature door cable.
  15. Connect the center and lower air distributors and the center air outlet ducts.
  16. Connect the center duct to the defroster outlet duct.
  17. Install the glove compartment and door.
  18. Connect the heater hoses at the core tubes.
  19. Connect the negative battery cable. Fill the cooling system and check for leaks.
1988-90 C/K SERIES
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the coolant overflow bottle.
  3. Drain the cooling system.
  4. Disconnect the heater hoses at the core tubes.
  5. In the engine compartment, remove the heater case-to-firewall screws.
  6. Disconnect the antenna cable at the mast.
  7. Remove the glove box.
  8. Disconnect the wiring harness at the engine's Electronic Control Module (ECM).
  9. Remove the ECM and bracket.
  10. Remove the right side kick panel.
  11. Remove the right side lower dash panel bolt and nut.
  12. Remove the heater case mounting bolts.
  13. While lifting the instrument panel slightly, remove the case assembly.
  14. Lift the core from the case. To install:
  15. Lower the core into the case.
  16. Position the case assembly against the firewall.
  17. Install the heater case mounting bolts.
  18. Install the right side lower dash panel bolt and nut.
  19. Install the right side kick panel.
  20. Install the ECM and bracket.
  21. Connect the ECM wiring harness.
  22. Install the glove box.
  23. Connect the antenna cable at the mast.
  24. Install the heater case-to-firewall screws.
  25. Connect the heater hoses at the core tubes.
  26. Fill the cooling system.
  27. Install the coolant overflow bottle.
  28. Connect the battery cable.
1991-92 R/V AND 1991-98 C/K SERIES
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Remove the instrument panel glove compartment.
  4. Tag and unplug all electrical leads as necessary.
  5. Remove the center air distribution duct from the floor.
  6. If necessary, remove the ECM and mounting tray.
  7. Remove the hinge pillar trim panels.
  8. Remove the blower motor cover and then remove the motor.
  9. Remove the steering wheel and tilt back the instrument panel slightly.
  10. Remove the coolant overflow tank. Disengage the heater hoses at the core connections.
  11. Unfasten the attaching screws and nut and then remove the heater case.
  12. Remove the seven screws and lift off the heater case cover.
  13. Remove the fasteners and brackets that hold the heater core to the case and lift the core from the case. To install:
  14. Install the heater core in the case.
  15. Install the heater case bottom plate. Make sure there is a good seal.
  16. Install the heater case into the truck. Tighten the 4 lower screws to 17 inch lbs. (2 Nm); the upper screw to 97 inch lbs. (11 Nm); and the nuts to 25 inch lbs. (2.8 Nm).
  17. Connect the heater hoses at the core tubes.
  18. Install the coolant overflow tank.
  19. Install the instrument panel and the steering wheel.
  20. Install the blower motor and cover.
  21. Install the trim panels and if removed, the ECM. Install the air distribution duct and reconnect all electrical leads.
  22. Install the glove compartment. Fill the cooling system and connect the battery cable.
Rear 1988-91 MODELS
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Disconnect the heater hoses at the core tubes.
  4. Disconnect the blower motor wiring harness.
  5. Remove the blower motor clamp.
  6. Remove the motor attaching screws and lift out the motor.
  7. Unfasten the upper-to-lower case half screws and remove the upper case half.
  8. Remove the core seal.
  9. Lift out the core. To install:
  10. Install the heater core.
  11. Install the core seal.
  12. Install the upper case half and then tighten the upper-to-lower case half screws.
  13. Install the motor and then tighten the attaching screws.
  14. Install the blower motor clamp.
  15. Connect the blower motor wiring harness.
  16. Connect the heater hoses at the core tubes.
  17. Fill the cooling system.
  18. Connect the negative battery cable.
1992-98 MODELS
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable and drain the engine coolant.
  2. Remove the right rear quarter panel trim and then remove the panel itself.
  3. Remove the right rear wheelhousing liner.
  4. Disconnect the heater hoses from the core.
  5. Unplug the electrical lead. Remove the drain valve.
  6. Remove the heater module.
  7. If necessary, remove the blower motor.
  8. Remove the heater case cover.
  9. Remove the heater case cover and then remove the heater core. To install:
  10. Install the heater core and then install the heater case cover.
  11. If removed, install the blower motor.
  12. Remove the heater module.
  13. Attach the electrical lead. Install the drain valve.
  14. Connect the heater hoses to the core.
  15. Install the right rear wheelhousing liner.
  16. Install the right rear quarter panel and then install the trim.
  17. Connect the negative battery cable and fill the engine with coolant.
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Dec 10, 2010 | 1995 Chevrolet Tahoe

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The heater blower motor on my 2001 ford crown vic won't work. i checked the fuse and took the motor out and had it checked and it's OK.


look for relay or resistor heater box under hood passenger side follow heater hoses 2 two heater box coming out of fire wall

Jan 25, 2010 | 2001 Ford Crown Victoria

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Heater fan noise-'02 Nissan Maxima


Had same problem. Replace Blower Motor. Over a 100 dollars at local parts store, but found online for half price. About 30 minutes to replace. http://www.rockauto.com/catalog/raframecatalog.php?carcode=1431961&parttype=6916
6 screws to remove glove box, One plastic nut on kick panel and 3 screws hold the blower to the air box.

Jan 28, 2009 | 2002 Nissan Maxima

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No heat


check your coolant level.
If it is fine.. you may have a mouse house built in the fan... the nest blocks the fan blades and causes the fan motor to become unballanced and over worked...
remove the fan/blower motor assembly and clean it out. That should fix ya.

Nov 18, 2008 | 1994 Plymouth Voyager

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Defroster,heater,vents,airconditionig not working when turned on


With the engine off, radio too, turn the key on and try the heater fan on all speeds. No fan, check the fuses. Fan is ok, check the coolant level, if thats fine, then check for a mouse nest in the duct work. Frankster016

Oct 26, 2008 | 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Removalof dashboard


Before you take the dash off, try this: Remove the cover under the glove box. Remove the 3 screws that holds the fan motor onto the blower housing. Pull the fan motor down. Look for the rodent, or a nest. Look up, to see if a cabin air filter is installed, remove it & clean/replace. It would be very difficult for the rodent to get past the A/C evaporator & into the heater ducts, as they enter first thru the fan area. The fan usually traps the rodents.

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