O.K... You've just asked the proverbial '$64,000 Dollar Question"! My initial answer to you (not intended to offend), is: If you don't know where it is and how to change it, you might want to reconsider doing it! The heater core (and the air conditioning evaporator core) is located inside of the evaporator case, which is a large, black, plastic box, located behind the dash. This case (and the heater core) can only be accessed by removing most (depending on your level of expertise) of the dash. I, personally, do not remove the steering wheel, but many techs do (have to?) and all manuals tell you to. Additionally, if you have a console running between the seats, it also must be removed. Note that removing the dash in order to access the core is only half the job, as once you actually remove the core case, it must be placed on a bench, opened and the heater core removed and replaced. This, in itself requires patience and care as not to damage the doors, etc., and care must be taken when re-assembling the core case not to damage any doors, etc., and to make sure that all doors, etc., are functional (nothing is worse than getting the entire thing back together and finding out that something isn't right and/or doesn't work!). I'm not sure how much farther to go with this without knowing your skill level and willingness. Let me say though that this is a challenging job for techs at the intermediate level and even for advanced level techs takes some time and patience in order to prevent problems. Most repair manuals/labor guides call for somewhere in the area of 7-9 labor hours of time. In real man's terms this means a good day/day-and-a-half's worth of work. I, as I'm sure many others have, gotten the repair time down considerably by knowing exactly what tools are required and where everything is (many of the connections and tools are on the engine side of the firewall as well. Two things to consider: First, replacing the heater core requires discharging the A/C system, which requires specialized equipment in order to perform this operation leglly and safely. Secondly, if you are going to replace the heater core (or even have someone else do it), it might not be a bad idea to consider replacing the A/C evaporator core at the same time. I recommend this to my customers in many cases (not to make extra money), because modern-day evaporators last about seven years and then begin to leak. It would be a shame to have to do/have someone do all this again if the A/C evapoator core began to leak months after changing the heater core! Good Luck. SDIgroup
the HEATER CORE can be removed by removing the dash. how do i ghange the dash
you have to remove the dash and steering wheel to get to it...you will also have to disconnect the ac coil...takes any where from 6 to 10 hours...depending on your skill lvl
A 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee has one ignition coil.
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To many steps to list here, would recomend purchasing a shop manual if you intend on replacing that heater core yourself.
The heater core resembles a small radiator.
It has both.It has both.
A Ford Mustang does not have a heater coil. You must be thinking of your home HVAC.
Heater CORE, not coil. The core is plugged and needs back flushing or replacement.
heater coil is good conductor of electricity
89 Buick park ave install a heater coil
The heater coil is located behind the dash board. You will have to remove the dashboard to get at the heater coil
remove coil packs from valve cover. they are underneath.
Clarification of terminology- Heater core not heater coil. And Yes there is a very good chance that it may be leaking.
If the drain plug under the evaporator coil is plugged up it will cause condensation to leak into the car. If the heater core is bad it will allow coolant to leak into the car. If the leak is warm and smells sweet it is the heater coil.
how do u change a heater coil on a 978 Pontiac Bonneville
The heater coil and a heater core is the same thing. Hot water circulates from the engine and through the heater core then back to engine generating heat for your heater system.
You have to pull the dashboard to get to it.
Green with orange tracer.Green with orange tracer.
i want to say it is behind the glove compartment. The heater cores go out so infrequently on sportages i have basically forgotten. May have changed out 2 in fifteen years.
There is no distributor cap on a Pontiac sunfire, only a coil pack. coil pack is located on the back of the engine.
there is a coil on each plug
Pull the dash forward. There are only 2 bolts holding it in place. One on the right and one on the left. It's not TOO hard to get to, not Too hard to change, but takes a LOT of time and patience to put the dash back.