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Old 09-27-2010, 07:49 PM
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Unhappy heater core on 2002 neon

I am in the process of replacing the heater core in my 2002 dodge neon sxt. While the job has been nothing close to what I thought it would entail, I have a lot removed already. I have completely removed the dash and everything. Right now I am right at the plastic housing for the heater core. Now from the comments I have read else where I have to discharge my a/c, correct? And I am having one hell of a time with getting the plastic housing free to replace the heater core. can I cut the plastic and then repair where I make the cut? Or how would you reccomend the removal. I have been tinkering with this job for about a week now, as I have other veichles to work on. But Im starting to get fusterated with this job. and would appreciate any info you can give.
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since the Evaporator and the heater core are seperate units I can't see why you would need to discharge your A/C. perhaps you interpreted Drain coolant to mean discharge A/C??


this shows the fasteners you need to remove inside the car


these are the fasteners under the hood

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