2000 Chevrolet S10 Q&A
2000 Chevrolet S10 Question: how do i replace a heater core
Looks like you need to remove the dashboard, here are the instructions, but you will need o go to chiltondiy.com or alldatadiy.com to get instructions with pictures. Removal & Installation: Disconnect the negative battery cable. Drain the engine cooling system. Remove or disconnect the following: * Heater hoses from the heater core Remove the instrument panel as follows: * Disable the air bag system. * Set the parking brake and block the wheels. * Disconnect the parking brake release cable from the parking brake lever. * Unfasten the screws that retain the DLC instrument panel left side sound insulator. Feed the DLC through the hole in the sound insulator. * Unfasten the right side sound insulator panel screws and remove the panel. * Unfasten the screws that attach the instrument panel left side sound insulator to the knee bolster and cowl panel. * Unfasten the nut that attaches the left side sound insulator to the accelerator pedal bracket. * Unplug the remote control door lock receiver module electrical connector. * Remove the door lock receiver module from the left side sound insulator. Remove the left side sound insulator. * Unfasten the screws that attach the instrument panel center sound insulator to the knee bolster, instrument panel, heater assembly and floor duct. * Remove the center sound insulator. * Unfasten the screws that attach the courtesy lamp to the knee bolster. * Unfasten the screws that attach the knee bolster to the instrument panel. * Disconnect the lap cooler duct from the knee bolster. * Unplug the lighter electrical connection and remove the knee bolster. * Unfasten the steering column-to-instrument panel nuts and lower the column. * Unfasten the screws that attach the instrument panel accessory trim plate to the instrument panel. * Remove the trim plate and unplug all necessary electrical connection. * Remove the heater and/or air conditioning control assembly. * Remove the radio and the storage compartment assembly (if equipped). * If necessary, remove the instrument cluster. * Unfasten the left and right instrument panel pivot bolts and the panel lower support bolt. * Unfasten the speaker grilles retaining screws and remove the speaker grilles. * Remove the windshield defroster grille using a flat-bladed prytool. Start at one end of the grille and work your way down the grille. * Unfasten the 4 instrument panel upper support screws. * Tag and unplug all necessary electrical connections. * Remove the instrument panel from the vehicle. Remove or disconnect the following: * Air inlet assembly, if equipped * Vacuum hoses * Heater assembly studs, from inside the engine compartment * Blower motor resistor * From inside the heater case assembly, the stud; the stud is located behind the blower motor resistor * Heater assembly-to-chassis screws * Heater assembly from the vehicle * Access cover screws and cover from the heater assembly * Heater core from the heater case assembly - Bret Bodas
omg good luck you better off takeing it to a shop the whole complet dash has got to come out - Visitor
remove glove box 4 screws get help, it took me 2 saturdays - Visitor
ur slo lol - chrisvargo44
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