Around $500. $450 in labor and the heater core is about $50. PITA job!
If water is dripping out of the heater core it is about to go.
The total cost, including parts and labor, to replace the tie rods on a 1997 Ford Crown Victoria ranges from $215 to $335. The cost can vary depending on where you go.
Are they both 4.6 L ?
how to replace a heater core in a 1997 Chevy blazer
The 1997 Ford Crown Victoria owners manual shows ( 5 w 30 )
No, I doesnt fit. Check the tail of the 1997 and there is a speed sensor. The 2003 doesnt have it.
I was looking at the drawings of the instrument panel ( gauge cluster ) in the 1997 Ford Crown Victoria Owner Guide and it doesn't have a factory tachometer