Tuesday, March 13, 2012

How to Remove Heater Core on Ford,Mercury and Lincoln?


The procedure is similar for Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis, Lincoln Town Car.          
Heater Core Removal & Installation instructions are as follows:---

  1. If equipped, turn the air suspension service switch to the OFF position before raising the vehicle.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4. Remove the plenum chamber by performing the following:
    1. Remove the instrument panel.
    2. Drain the engine coolant.
    3. Release the 2 heater hose clamps and disconnect the heater hoses at the heater core.
    4. Detach the plenum chamber vacuum harness from the plenum chamber.
    5. Disconnect the temperature blend door actuator electrical connector.
    6. Disconnect the 2 air suspension control module electrical connectors.
    7. Remove the 3 plenum chamber nuts.
      NOTE
      Do not excessively cut the rear footwell duct. Make sure to only cut the rear footwell duct to the point that allows the heater floor duct to be removed with the plenum chamber as an assembly.
    8. Position back the carpet from the plenum chamber. Cut each side of the rear footwell duct and bend back the duct.
    9. Remove the in-vehicle temperature sensor aspirator hose (if equipped).
    10. Remove the plenum chamber. 

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      Fig. Removing the plenum chamber


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      Fig. Removing the screws and heater cover


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      Fig. Removing the heater core
  5. Remove the screws and the heater core cover.
  6. Carefully cut the seal above the heater core inlet and outlet tubes and remove the heater core.
  7. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
  8. To install the plenum chamber, perform the following:
    1. Clean and lubricate the coolant hose with plain water only if needed.
    2. Close the rear footwell duct around the heater outlet floor duct, install a tie strap and position back the carpet.
    3. To complete installation, reverse remaining removal procedure.

    This details will help.
    Thanks.



FOR MORE HELP GO TO: ---

Car repair guide?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/03/car-repair-guide.html



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