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Old 10-09-2012, 09:56 AM
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Default 03 1500 4.7 Heater core ???'s

I've been researching the best way to go about tearing into this heater core job, and I'm getting mixed results on whether or not I have to drain the A/C lines. Also whether or not i have to remove the entire dash or just roll it forward. Any hints, tips, experiences, pictures, and do's and don'ts would be great!!
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I've also read that... I'm in the same boat, needing to replace it. so I'm subscribed
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What does the factory service manual say on how to do it?
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I unfortunately don't have one. I'm positive it would say something to the effect of draining, just to cover their a$$
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The FSM's and parts manuals are available for download on the forum. You should have this before you even start. I will help you guys out though. Don't have the 2000 FSM, but 2001 should be the same. 2000 parts manual is there though.

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Did you ever complete your heater core job? I need to and yet to do it. HemiLonestar, the 01 is same as 02?
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Did you ever complete your heater core job? I need to and yet to do it. HemiLonestar, the 01 is same as 02?
no unfortunately I had some transmission issues arise and with that the truck wouldn't have made my trip home to Wisconsin, so I had to sell it, never getting around to the heater core
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