I will tell you this. It is a major pain in the booty to replace. Don't miss a step, don't try to skip a step. Engine cool, remove rad cap, open both bleed screws and fill rad until coolant flows free out both bleed ports. Aug 23, 2009 You probably never cleaned the cooling system out.
Do the math if you are mechanically inclined at all do the work your self and really you should not have to damage anything to do the job. I have the same thing with my 1993 … Chevrolet Beretta. Remove the heater core cover then remove the core. The heater core is in the center inside the vehicle and once you have removed the left and right covers you then need to remove the lower panel that the heater core is in and remember to pull the core back straight. Heater core mounting clamps and remove heater core. Now back under the dash. Check the coolant level in case it is low dueto losing any during the procedure.
If you have air it is a little harder. Use a 7 mm wrench to open the bleeder, fill the reservoir until you see fluid coming out of the air bleed port. Working from the passenger side. Properly drain the cooling system. Install a new heater core reversing the above… In order to replace the heater core, you have to go through heck to get to it.
Disconnect the battery again and reverse the removal process until you got your interior back together. Connect the yellow 2-way pigtail connector to the inflatable restraint module. Personally I'd pay a mechanic or find a handy man on craigslist and give him the core. Water pump is optional at this mileage. If you do your own repairs, they are worth more than you will pay for them.
I left this screw out when i replaced everything :P Now work out the cover out and to the passenger side of the car. Follow the yellow wires and you will see a 3 amp inline fuse back by the firewall. Check that the valve is actually turning when you adjust the dash control. Fill cooling system and check for leaks. You'll also need to pull out the condensation tube.
The exact location of your thermostat may be slightly different but most of them are near the top radiator hose in the top of the engine. I was satisfied with that and will just go back and see him in the late spring if I'm still driving it. Here are directions: Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section. In 1983, a convertible version became available, and the engine grew to 2-liters and changed over from carburetion to throttle body fuel injection. Then just remove the cover. To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time. Align the mounting bracket to the front of dash slot and mounting bolt hole.
Heater core cover and floor air outlet duct. My mechanic, who knows me on a first name basis, told me it was the cable. Just so you know, it only took my about maybe little over an hour to remove the center console. I really needed to learn how to do that so now I can do my own audio, speedo swaping, etc. At Your Own Risk As for bypassing the heaters core that's simple disconnect the two hoses from the core and install a coupling between the two simply making a loop or take one hose off completely and take… Replacing a thermostat is a relatively easy task.
Use hose clamp pliers to reposition the hose clamps. . Having that off completely open the heater core up. Properly drain the cooling system. After a flush, drain the radiator from bottom plug and refill with coolant always. Install the cross vehicle beam to the front of the dash.
Close the port and look for leaks at your new heater core. You have to take out several small screws to take all the plastic air routing and the heater… First you need to disconnect negative battery cable. I need instructions or pictures of how to dismantle the dashboard to install this. Right and left sound insulators and steering column opening filler. Remove the right side air distribution duct.
I just remember the first time I looked behind the wheel to see how to get the airbag off and saw the torx head. Remove the key from the ignition switch. Feb 18, 2018 If you have flushed the heater, I assume you did this by removing the hoses from the thermostat housing. I just used a torch to heat up them pain in the butt hose clamps. EzForJesus If it is anything like a 92 the heater core is inside the firewall under the center of the dash.