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how do you replace a heater matrix on a vectra b

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how do you replace a heater matrix on a vectra b
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Mike replied 7 years ago.

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The first thing you need to do is go under the bonnet - locate the two hoses going into the bulkhead (heater ) and disconnect them.

 

Then , working inside the car,.. from both sides of the central unit... remove the plastic trim from both sides - then you will see a black box ..

 

(You may also have to remove the central plastic sections that surround the gear lever and handbrake to get good access - not always necessary but some find it easier to do that )

 

If you look and feel around the lip of the box you will see /' feel some 8mm screws - you need to remove these all around... ( can be a bit tricky because of access but can be done -- ) then the bottom half of the black housing will come away --

 

Then you will see the heater matrix and you can extract it --

 

Fitting a new matrix is an exact reversal - remembering to refill the cooling system.

 

I Sincerely XXXXX XXXXX have helped you - Please ask me if you need more help...

 

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