it is alot of work. you will have to empty your a/c system as well so if you have working a/c it will have to be recharged when you are done. 1)discharge refrigerant gas. 2) dissconnct the negative battery cable. 2)drain the radiator. 3)remove the dash. 4)disconnect the a/c lines going through the firewall.(cap all open ends to keep dirt out). 5)disconnect heater hoses that go through firewall under hood. 6) under hood,remove the screw attaching the air inlet duct and blower housing support brace to the cowel top panel. ( 7)disconnect the black vacuum supply hose from the inline check valve under the hood. 8)disconnect the blower motor wiring. 9)under the hood remove the 2 nuts holding the evaporator case to the dash panel. 10)in passenger area remove the screw attatching the evap. case support bracket to the cowl top panel. 11)remove the nut holding the bracket below the evap. case to dash panelpull evap. case away from dash panel and remove the evap case assembly. 12)remove the 5 screws from the heater core access panel and pull the cover. 13)lift out the heater core and seals from evap. case. its going to be a pain i have a blown heater core in my 88 also ,so i will have to do the same thing.
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Replace the heater core. It is leaking.
Cut both heater hoses and hook them together. Make the hose go from the motor to the radiator.
you might be able to just go through the back of the glovebox to get to the heater core
More then likely you need to replace the Thermostat.
behind the dash....
What engine do you have?
How do you replace a heater core in a 1998 ford expedition?"
The dash has to be removed to gain access to the heater box. The heater box then comes out and is split open to replace the core.
in the gas tank
replace the heater core if that's not it start checking fuse
yes. it is located behind the dash
Not to be disrespectful, however you just answered your own question...if it's a V-6, there are 6 spark plugs!
yes, you even have to remove some a/c components wich requires draining you freon unfortunately
you will have to have this evac by a a/c tech.
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I have a 1987 ford bronco and I changed the heater core in about 15 minutes. All you have to do is remove glove box and there is a panel with a few screws around it. and there you go.
Get under the car
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I believe the 1988 Ford Thunderbird is OBD I , EEC IV ( there is probably an EEC TEST connection in the engine compartment )
You have to take half the car apart to replace the heater core
When i bought my thunderbird the key to the ignition didnt fit the door locks so i had to replace the locks. That might be the best answer. :]