Need heater core removal instructions

Tiny
KINGFISHER
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  • 2001 FORD TAURUS
  • 192,000 MILES
2001 Taurus Cant get heater core to slide out of housing. Have beat from engine side, pulled from passenger side. Won't come out even 1/2 inch. Heater core loose at both ends wont come out
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Saturday, October 8th, 2011 AT 5:01 PM

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Tiny
JACOBANDNICKOLAS
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Have you removed all mounting attachments. If so, it should come out.
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Saturday, October 8th, 2011 AT 5:04 PM
Tiny
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I removed hoses and clamp, removed actuator, removed cover plate. I can see the core. It will wiggle, but it wont slide out
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Saturday, October 8th, 2011 AT 6:33 PM
Tiny
WRENCHTECH
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Have you done step one?

REMOVAL

1. Remove the dash board.

2. Remove the right-side cowl vent screen.

3. Remove the screws and the water shield.

4. Using suitable hose pinching pliers, clamp the heater hoses. Disconnect the heater hoses.

5. Remove the screws and shield.

6. Disconnect the temperature blend door actuator electrical connector. Remove the screws and the temperature blend door actuator.

7. Remove the temperature blend door assist spring.

8. Remove the supplemental temperature blend lever shaft.

1 Depress the tab and remove the supplemental temperature blend lever shaft from the supplemental blend door.
2 Rotate and remove the supplemental blend door pivot shaft from the metal link.

CAUTION : Do not attempt to bend any part of the supplemental temperature blend door lever.

9. Remove the metal link from the temperature blend door pivot shaft.

10. Remove the heater core cover.

1 Remove the screws.
2 Rotate the temperature blend door pivot shaft.
3 Remove the heater core cover and seal.

11. Remove the heater core.

1 Rotate the blend door pivot shaft.
2 Remove the heater core.

INSTALLATION

1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

O Lubricant the coolant hoses with coolant hose lubricant or plain water only, if needed.

2. Refill cooling system.
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Saturday, October 8th, 2011 AT 7:13 PM

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