Date: Sun, 04 Jul 2004 07:33:08 GMT From: "James Sweet" <jamessweetnospamail.com> Subject: Re: Oh no! Not the Heater Core!
"waycoolstuff!" <jarrodnospamulink.com> wrote in message news:10edq13p378b30bnospam.supernews.com... > Well, my 600$ 900 S has been relatively trouble free for the past two months > since I bought it. But lo and behold, there is a green pond in the backseat. > Luckily, I have a parts car and have spent the last three hours removing > everything. (well it seemed like that after taking off the steering wheel, > the dashboard, the gauge cluster etc. etc.) My question is: Can I remove the > heater core for direct replacement without taking off the dashboard etc. My > workshop manual is very hazy for this procedure. It would seem fairly easy > to remove the lower padded dashboard via the two bolts in the engine > compartment and the third bolt inside the ashtray thus removing the lower > dash, BUT I'm not sure there will be enough room and clearance to remove the > heater core. Any suggestions? > > If you're gonna go through all the trouble to change a heater core I strongly suggest you buy a new one. Putting in a used core is just begging to have to go through all the work again later.