How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask Eric Your Own Question

Eric
Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager
Category: Volvo
Satisfied Customers: 24297
Experience:  20+ yrs. experience as repair shop manager and technician.
3195632
Type Your Volvo Question Here...
Eric is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Volvo V70 X/C AWD how to replace a heater core on a 2000 V70

Resolved Question:

how to replace a heater core on a 2000 V70 XC
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Volvo
Expert:  Eric replied 3 years ago.
Hi,

below are directions:

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Drain the cooling system into a clean container for reuse.
  3. Using tools No.(NNN) NNN-NNNN disconnect the heater hoses from the heater core by pressing in the hose connections, squeezing the locking catches and pulling out the hoses. Discard the O-rings.
  4. At the driver-s side, remove the soundproofing panel-to-dashboard Torx 20 screw and the soundproofing panel.
  5. Open the glove box door; then, remove the 4 glove compartment-to-dashboard Torx 20 screws and the glove compartment.
  6. At the passenger-s side, remove the 2 soundproofing panel-to-dashboard screws and the soundproofing panel.
  7. At both the driver-s side and passenger-s side, remove the carpet supports.
  8. If equipped, remove the Road Traffic Information (RTI) control module bracket or booster bracket.
  9. If equipped, remove the knee bolster.
  10. Disconnect the drain hose and fold it out of the way.
  11. At both sides of the heater/air conditioning housing assembly, remove the heater core cover screws.
  12. Remove the heater housing pipe flange screw.
  13. Carefully, remove the heater core with the heater core cover.
  14. Remove the heater core from the cover.


  15. Click image to see an enlarged view


    Click image to see an enlarged view


    Click image to see an enlarged view


    Click image to see an enlarged view


    Click image to see an enlarged view


To install:

  1. Install the heater core to the cover.
  2. Carefully, install the heater core with the heater core cover.
  3. Install the heater housing pipe flange screw.
  4. At both sides of the heater/air conditioning housing assembly, install the heater core cover screws.
  5. Connect the drain hose.
  6. If equipped, install the knee bolster.
  7. If equipped, install the Road Traffic Information (RTI) control module bracket or booster bracket.
  8. At both the driver-s side and passenger-s side, install the carpet supports.
  9. At the passenger-s side, install the soundproofing panel and the 2 soundproofing panel-to-dashboard screws.
  10. Install the glove compartment and the 4 glove compartment-to-dashboard Torx 20 screws.
  11. At the driver-s side, install the soundproofing panel and the soundproofing panel-to-dashboard Torx 20 screw.
  12. Connect the heater hoses to the heater core by inserting the hoses, squeezing the locking catches and pressing in the hose connections.
  13. Refill the cooling system.
  14. Connect the negative battery cable.
  15. Operate the engine to normal operating temperatures; then, check the climate control operation and check for leaks.
Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager
Category: Volvo
Satisfied Customers: 24297
Experience: 20+ yrs. experience as repair shop manager and technician.
Eric and 4 other Volvo Specialists are ready to help you
Expert:  Eric replied 3 years ago.
below are directions:

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Drain the cooling system into a clean container for reuse.
  3. Using tools No.(NNN) NNN-NNNN disconnect the heater hoses from the heater core by pressing in the hose connections, squeezing the locking catches and pulling out the hoses. Discard the O-rings.
  4. At the driver-s side, remove the soundproofing panel-to-dashboard Torx 20 screw and the soundproofing panel.
  5. Open the glove box door; then, remove the 4 glove compartment-to-dashboard Torx 20 screws and the glove compartment.
  6. At the passenger-s side, remove the 2 soundproofing panel-to-dashboard screws and the soundproofing panel.
  7. At both the driver-s side and passenger-s side, remove the carpet supports.
  8. If equipped, remove the Road Traffic Information (RTI) control module bracket or booster bracket.
  9. If equipped, remove the knee bolster.
  10. Disconnect the drain hose and fold it out of the way.
  11. At both sides of the heater/air conditioning housing assembly, remove the heater core cover screws.
  12. Remove the heater housing pipe flange screw.
  13. Carefully, remove the heater core with the heater core cover.
  14. Remove the heater core from the cover.







To install:

  1. Install the heater core to the cover.
  2. Carefully, install the heater core with the heater core cover.
  3. Install the heater housing pipe flange screw.
  4. At both sides of the heater/air conditioning housing assembly, install the heater core cover screws.
  5. Connect the drain hose.
  6. If equipped, install the knee bolster.
  7. If equipped, install the Road Traffic Information (RTI) control module bracket or booster bracket.
  8. At both the driver-s side and passenger-s side, install the carpet supports.
  9. At the passenger-s side, install the soundproofing panel and the 2 soundproofing panel-to-dashboard screws.
  10. Install the glove compartment and the 4 glove compartment-to-dashboard Torx 20 screws.
  11. At the driver-s side, install the soundproofing panel and the soundproofing panel-to-dashboard Torx 20 screw.
  12. Connect the heater hoses to the heater core by inserting the hoses, squeezing the locking catches and pressing in the hose connections.
  13. Refill the cooling system.
  14. Connect the negative battery cable.
  15. Operate the engine to normal operating temperatures; then, check the climate control operation and check for leaks.

JustAnswer in the News:

 
 
 
Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.
 
 
 

What Customers are Saying:

 
 
 
  • The nearest Volvo dealer is 160 miles away. Best $15 bucks I have spent in a long time! Paul M Corpus Christi, TX
< Last | Next >
  • The nearest Volvo dealer is 160 miles away. Best $15 bucks I have spent in a long time! Paul M Corpus Christi, TX
  • I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry. Stephanie P Elm City, NC
  • used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future. David L. Richmond, TX
  • 9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much. Phil Marysville, CA
  • Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible. Charles Walnut Creek, CA
  • As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
    Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!
    Sue Charleston, WV
  • Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff. Jim Castleberry, FL
 
 
 

Meet The Experts:

 
 
 
  • Enes

    VOLVO Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    4240
    15+YEARS WITH VOLVO AS THE MASTER VOLVO MECHANIC&Ase
< Last | Next >
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/enesd/2009-12-27_031829_eneswork.jpg Enes's Avatar

    Enes

    VOLVO Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    4240
    15+YEARS WITH VOLVO AS THE MASTER VOLVO MECHANIC&Ase
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/IN/InTheIROC/2011-8-10_4561_5454.64x64.jpg Andy's Avatar

    Andy

    Volvo Expert Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    3008
    One of only a handful of ACTUAL Volvo dealership technicians on JA, ASE Master Certified with L1
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/VO/volvoexpert1/2012-6-7_32422_Billand54Merc2avitar3.64x64.JPG volvoexpert1's Avatar

    volvoexpert1

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    990
    Volvo Master Technician with 15 years excusively with Volvos. Also ASE L1certified for over 10 years.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/dramey04/2009-08-31_234152__083109_1938a.jpg dramey's Avatar

    dramey

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    663
    have worked on volvo's for 4 years and am a ase master mechanic. current shop foreman
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/Barlogio/2009-06-17_004912_Copy_of_Picture_25.jpg Jim B's Avatar

    Jim B

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    496
    40 years Import and domestic AAA Approved Shop owner 30 yrs
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/tsmodie/2009-6-10_144056_tim.jpg Tim Mohr's Avatar

    Tim Mohr

    ASE MASTER TECH

    Satisfied Customers:

    437
    30 YRS EXPERIENCE, FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC, GAS AND DEISEL
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/35/350matt/2012-6-7_182356_matsavatr.64x64.jpg Matt's Avatar

    Matt

    Engineer

    Satisfied Customers:

    259
    Mechanical Engineer with 20 years experience in the auto industry, 8 yrs in formula 1 engine testing