1995 Saturn SL1 heater core

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Heater problem
1995 Saturn SL1 4 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic

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Tiny
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Sorry but not much info on heater core removal other than the below.

HEATER CORE

Removal

Drain cooling system. Disconnect heater hoses. Remove lower trim panels from below A/C-heater control panel. Remove lower heater duct. Remove heater control cable. Remove heater core side cover screws and side cover. Remove lower heater core cover screws and pipe clamp. Remove lower cover.

See Fig. 5 .


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Remove heater core bracket and heater core.
Installation
To install, reverse removal procedure. Fill cooling system. Ensure control cables are properly adjusted.

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Wednesday, December 30th, 2009 AT 8:21 PM
Tiny
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You also may have some recalls on your vehicle. The dealer may fix these for free. Please contact the dealer service department, give them the VIN number of your car and have them check on these to see if they apply to you. They are listed below.

02V307000: SEATS
NHTSA RECALL BULLETIN
Reference Number(s): 02V307000
Related Ref Number(s): 02V307000
ARTICLE BEGINNING
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION
Model(s): 1994 SATURN Z
1995 SATURN Z
Campaign No: 02V307000
Number of Affected Vehicles: 72135
Beginning Date of Manufacture: 1993 JUL
Ending Date of Manufacture: 1995 MAR
SYSTEM
SEATS
DESCRIPTION OF DEFECT
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, SOME FRONT SEAT BACK RECLINER GEAR TEETH MAY WEAR EXCESSIVELY THROUGH REPEATED USE, WHICH COULD CAUSE THE SEAT BACK TO SLIP PARTIALLY REARWARD WHEN FORCE IS APPLIED.
CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT
IF THIS HAPPENS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN, IT COULD CAUSE A LOSS OF CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
CORRECTIVE ACTION
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE VEHICLE'S FRONT SEAT RECLINER MECHANISMS. THIS IS AN EXPANSION OF A PREVIOUS RECALL (99V045). OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 31, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SATURN AT 1-800-553-6000, PROMPT 3.

99V045000: FRONT SEAT RECLINER MECHANISMS
NHTSA RECALL BULLETIN
Reference Number(s): 99V045000
Related Ref Number(s): 99V045000
ARTICLE BEGINNING
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION
Model(s): 1994-1995 Saturn SL; 1994-1995 Saturn SC1; 1994-1995 Saturn SC2; 1994-1995 Saturn SL1; 1994-1995 Saturn SL2; 1994-1995 Saturn SW1; 1994-1995 Saturn SW2
Campaign No: 99V045000
Mfg. Campaign No: 99006
Number of Affected Vehicles: 138691
Beginning Date of Manufacture: 1994 JAN
Ending Date of Manufacture: 1994 AUG
Passenger vehicles.
DESCRIPTION OF DEFECT
Some front seat back recliner gear teeth may wear excessively through repeated use, and could cause the seat back to slip partially rearward when force is applied.
CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT
If this happens while the vehicle is being driven, it could cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.
CORRECTIVE ACTION
Dealers will replace the vehicle's front seat recliner mechanisms.
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