The port for the block heater is a small hole approx. the size of a quarter located on the windshield side of the motor, closer to the driver side of the car. It is just below the head (top part of motor) in the cylinder block. Make sure the hole is clean of dirt and debris by blowing it out, then simply push the heater element in until it clicks, that's it!
...well then you should plug the cord in... but that's it I swear!
Cars do not come with a block heater normally, it is something you have to have installed aftermarket
I just tried to install a block heater, what I was told is that my engine must have been made in Japan, where they do not put a spot for the block heater and I had to find an alternative. He even had the air intakes off but could not find a spot. He is a mechanic
They are installed in holes in the engine block where the frost plugs are normally located
The Toyota Camry block heater is located on the front of the engine block. You can follow the block heater cord to the block heater.
EFI FHTR on a Toyota Corolla stands for the type of fuel delivery system the vehicle has. EFI means Electronic Fuel Injection. FHTR stands for Fuel Heater which means the engine is equipped with a block heater.
If the car already has one, it should be on the front of the motor underneath the exhaust manifold....look for the electrical cord. If there isn't one, you can install one in the frost plug on the side of the block or put an "in-line heater" in the radiator hose (much easier option).
Do you mean where on a car is a block heater install or who do you take the car to to install?
Remove and engine block expansion plug. Insert the block heater. Seal the block heater. Attached the wiring harness to the block heater.
in the block
where is the engin block heater on a 2007 Ion
Install block heater in lower rad hose .
That particular make and model of car does not have a block heater!
in the engine block at the botton
It's a BLOCK heater, not a radiator heater. It goes in the engine block, most of the time it goes where a freeze out plug is. You have to remove freeze plug to install it.
Begin by training the water from your 2003 engine block. Remove the wiring harness from the block heater. Remove the block heater retaining bolts. The block heater will come out. Reverse the process to install your new block heater.
The install is difficult because insert hole is on driver's side, closest to firewall. The Toyota dealer charges $150 for part and install. Canadian Tire charges less than $100 (both less tax) Part is same. Install time charged at CT in Westbank, BC was 1/2 hour and part was $46. Routed cord myself. Heater is not inserted inside block but is clipped in place to heat the outside of the block.
The block heater is located near the engine on most cars. This is true also for the 2003 Toyota Rav 4.
There is a cover plate on the front bank of the six that could possibly be the mount for a block heater. I am not aware that Toyota offers a block heater. Maybe.
drain coolant from radiator, remove one of the frost plugs in engine block, install block heater in place of frost plug, refill radiator with coolant.
Is on the engine block on the upper water hose.
In the cylinder head, on top of the engine block.
In the block you knock out a freeze plug and install it. There is also a magnetic one that you can attach to the block if it is iron.
To normally install a block heater you must remove an expanstion/ freeze plug in tighten in the block heater. The 6 cylinder 4.2L engine unfortunately does not appear to have any such plugs. The V8 engine should have a screw in style block heater installed in the left front of the engine block just below the cylinder head.
I would not recommend that you try. A block heater is preferred.