Heater isn't warm/hot. Does dash HAVE to come out & what about a/c freon? on 2001 Ford Ranger

Does anyone know of a book that is particularly good on heater core replacement for a 2001 Ford Ranger? 4.0 v6, automatic, a/c, 4x4

by in Suffolk, VA on August 27, 2013
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ANSWER by , August 27, 2013
dash does not have to come out, but the evaporator case has to come out. 4 bolts behind it to drop case inside to get to heater core. a/c has to be drained. not an easy job. better left to a shop.
COMMENT by , August 27, 2013
Thank you, Mrfordman. A shops cost is WAY out of my price range. With this book & youtube videos is it possible to do it correctly myself?
COMMENT by , August 28, 2013
yes but may take a little bit to do.