The heater core under the right side of the dashboard may leak engine coolant which can puddle on the passenger front floor. The loss of coolant may cause an engine overheating condition. Our technicians tell us that removal of the dash board is necessary to replace the heater on these vehicles.
Car Problem Reports
Oldsmobile Alero Heater Core Under Right Side of Dashboard May Leak Engine Coolant
Oldsmobile Alero Problem
Average Mileage: 82,500 mi (45,000 mi - 120,000 mi)
Visitor, 2000 Oldsmobile Alero, 45,000 mi
HEATER CORE LEAKED OUT OF A/C CONDENSATION HOLE FROM HEATER CORE CASE.
SOLUTION BECAUSE OF NO TIME TO DO IT CORRECTLY I BYPASSED THE HEATER CORE
Visitor, 2000 Oldsmobile Alero, 120,000 mi
coolant leaked on right passenger side. caused engine to overheat. replaced heater core.