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The most common indications that an automotive heater core is failing include a foggy windshield, steam coming from vents when the heater is switched on, a water surging sound inside the dashboard, a sweet-smelling aroma... More »

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Heater cores are typically replaced whenever something goes wrong with them, such as a leak, according to AutoEducation. There is no definitive time to replace a heater core, as they are not a part of typical scheduled m... More »

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Instructions for removing the heater core of a vehicle include disconnecting the negative battery terminal, draining coolant from the radiator, removing all hoses and attachments, and then unmounting and removing the hea... More »

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