Very awkward and messy. Start by removing the panel under the dash on the passenger side. You will need a regular Phillips screwdriver and a snubby 2-3" Phillips later. Also get a 1/4" socket set. First thing, go under the car and remove the heater hoses from the firewall and twist out the drin spiggot. Then go back inside the car. The heater core sits under the radio. Under the core is a tray used to catch the leaking antifreeze and drain it out the firewall. You need to remove this tray. It has 6-8 screws holding it. Once the screws are out it is tricking removing it with the center console in, but it can be done-twist and bend. Then remove the screws holding the core in place and pull out the heater core. One note on the replacement-got mine from Oreilly's for $20-the two lines coming out of the heater core swivel to line up with the holes through the firewall. If you don't swivel them it will never seem to fit. Then reverse the above order, fill up the fluid, bleed the air off and away you go. Took me about 3 hours total in a parking lot. Ruined a shirt, but got it done. You will also cuss being upside down under the dash.
where is engine block heater on 2000 jeep grand cherokee 6 cylinder engine?
BIG JOB Get a manual on your car from DISCOUNTAUTOREPAIRMANUALS/COM and it will have pictures and everything.
follow the heater hose at the rear of the engine and you will find it.
take it into a shop and let them do it. unless you have plenty of time and patience to do it yourself. get a chilton's or hayne's manual and follow the diagrams/instructions. you will have to take the dash apart, etc.. to replace it.
heater core has a leak replace heater core
The heater core will not have an effect on the check engine light. See related question below for more info on misfires and engine light.
Behind the Radio/ Heater Control, center console, mounted against the firewall. And yes, it's extremely difficult to replace. It involves basically tearing the entire dash board apart.
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.
If its just the cord, then follow the old cord to the back side of the engine ( really the side of the engine closest to the firewall ) and replace it. When the engine is cold, plug it in and you will hear the block heater heating up. If you don't hear anything, then replace the heater also. That requires a little more knowledge.
Various possibilities including thermostat, low coolant, weak coolant, cylinder head gasket, cylinder head. could aso be your electric fan not working leaking heater core!
2000 mazda b3000 down stop fan blower Heater up hill
Its a pain the %#@ I would take it to a shop it will cost about $300 to $400 to fix you need to take the dash apart and if you have passanger airbags I would take to the shop for sure