4-137. HEATER DISTRIBUTOR AND CORE MAINTENANCE
This task covers:
Engine Cooling System Drained
Instrument Bezel Removed
General Mechanics Tool Kit
Heater Hoses Removed
Heater/Defroster Assembly Removed
Heater/Defroster Cables Removed
General Safety Instructions
Transmission in (N) neutral.
Parking brake and micro-brakelock set.
Visually inspect heater distributor and core assembly for
any sign of leakage or damage.
The heater core can be damaged
near the tube attachment seams if
force is applied on them. If the
heater hoses do not come off, cut
the hoses forward of the core
tubes. Cut the hose on core tubes
Remove nuts (1) from the distributor duct
studs (2) that project into the engine
Remove screws (3).
Remove floor outlet (4).
Remove screw (5) that holds the defroster
duct (6) to the heater distributor (7).
Remove screws (8) that hold the heater
distributor (7) to the dash panel.