How to remove and replace the heater core

Tiny
ANONYMOUS
  • 2005 CHEVROLET MALIBU
  • 90,000 MILES

How to remove and replace the heater core

Thursday, January 17th, 2013 AT 12:34 AM

1 Reply

Tiny
ASEMASTER6371
  • EXPERT
  • 25,554 POSTS

HEATER CORE REPLACEMENT

REMOVAL PROCEDURE

Remove the HVAC module assembly. See: Housing Assembly HVAC Service and Repair
Remove the lower center floor air outlet duct.
Remove the upper center floor air outlet duct screws.
Remove the upper center floor air outlet duct.

Drill out the heater core cover heat stakes.

Remove the heater core cover screws.
Remove the heater core cover.

Remove the heater core.

INSTALLATION PROCEDURE

Install the heater core.
Install the heater core cover.

NOTE: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.

Install the heater core cover screws.

Tighten
Tighten the screws to 1.5 N.M (13 lb in).

Install the upper center floor air outlet duct.

Install the upper center floor air outlet duct screws.

Tighten
Tighten the screws to 1.5 N.M (13 lb in).

Install the lower center floor air outlet duct.
Install the HVAC module assembly.

Huge job for at home

Roy

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Thursday, January 17th, 2013 AT 1:03 AM

Please login or register to post a reply.

Other Heater Core Replace/Remove Questions