Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2002 19:23:49 +0100
From: "Pidgeonpost" <pidgeonpostnopsamail.com>
Subject: Re: Heater Matrix Failure on 9000


"Toby Field" <tobyfieldnopsamail.com> wrote in message news:a9hp1d$cro$1nopsam5.svr.pol.co.uk... > I have phoned around and was quoted 59 for the matrix and 70 (two hours > labour) to fit. > > Is that good? > > Toby Field (UK) > '93 9000 CSE 2.3T Auto > 150,000 Miles > > "Grunff" <grunffnopsam.com> wrote in message > news:3cbc31ab$1_3nopsam2.vip.uk.com... > > > > "Toby Field" <tobyfieldnopsamail.com> wrote in message > > news:a9gqpd$51s$1nopsamg2.svr.pol.co.uk... > > > I have a '93 9000 CSE 2.3T Auto that's done 150,000 miles. The heater > > matrix > > > seems to be leaking as it will steam up my windows (normally after > > starting > > > the car). It seems to be using a bit of antifreeze as I have to put > about > > 1 > > > litre a fortnight in it. Does anyone know how difficult it is to replace > > and > > > what the likely cost is? > > > > It's a truly horrible job - anyone who's done one a classic 900, this is 5 > > times worse. Budget on 6 hours if this is your first time. The good news > is > > that the matrix (core) itself isn't that expensive. Shop around. > > > > > > It is indeed a horrible job. Have a look at this link for more information. http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/Garage/9078/MyHeaterCore.html

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