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1999 Chrysler Concorde Question: can I change my heater core with my limited repair skills

 

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Visitor, 2.7L V6, Dacula, GA, April 29, 2011, 09:55

front windshield foggey / sweet smell inside

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    Tyreguy April 29, 2011, 11:17
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    This is a labor intensive job requiring the entire dash be removed down to the firewall to get to the core. With "limited" repair skills, this may be a daunting task for you.

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, April 29, 2011, 13:04
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    I agree with Tireguy. To replace the heater core on most cars the air conditioning system needs to be evacuated, the dash usually requires major disassemble, not a simple repair. With times tight right now at least have the heater "bypassed" (joint the input and out put hoses together) because if you keep driving the car the heater core may burst causing possible engine overheating or burning you and your passenger.

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