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Fixing a heatercore

How much is invoved with replacing a blown heatercore

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  • wanda182 Nov 19, 2008

    I won a ford taurus 1999 I had so much work done to this car I can not take it something is wrong with my heating system I had my oil changed, a tune up, water pump remove in changed, I had them place a new themostrat on the car still the heating system still blown cold air they even flushed my cooling system. what can be the problem.

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That is how you would fix the heat in an alero?

Posted on Oct 03, 2008

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Inthe middle of car under dash you need to remove console if you have one all the plastic covers there a fews disconnect the hoses after a few cover off you should see it remove and install carefully (fragile) if nothing jammed it take with the warming up off engine 2 hour not that easy HOPE IT HELP FIXYA OUR POST THANKS PIERRE

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