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I need step by step instuctions on how to replace the heater

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I need step by step instuctions on how to replace the heater coreon my 2000 c70 volvo 2.4 turbo
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Volvo
Expert:  camerontech replied 1 year ago.

hi there,

im cam and ill help you out!

there are a couple of attachments i will do them in order.

give me a few mins, and ill provide you with the information thats available

there will be more than one post. i will let you know when complete

cam

Expert:  camerontech replied 1 year ago.

Note!When replacing a heat exchanger, always replace the O-rings in the pipes.

1. clamp the heater hoses - see volvoheat1

Expert:  camerontech replied 1 year ago.

2. Remove the soundproofing panel on the left and right-hand sides

Expert:  camerontech replied 1 year ago.

please note: glove compartment must be removed to access the right hand screws of right panel

Expert:  camerontech replied 1 year ago.

3.Remove left and right-hand side carpet mountings

4.Remove the RTI or amplifier bracket if applicable

5.Remove the knee bolster if applicable

Expert:  camerontech replied 1 year ago.

6.Detach the drain hose and push it to one side

7.Remove the screws on left and right-hand sides of the cover for the heat exchanger

8.Remove the screw for the pipe flange for the heat exchanger.

9.Remove the heat exchanger and its cover

see volvoheat4

Expert:  camerontech replied 1 year ago.

10. replace the core

11. install in reverse order

  • Install the heat exchanger in the cover.

    Note!Check the seal when installing.

  • Install the heat exchanger and the cover. Align the pipes in the flange

  • Install the screw in the pipe flange on the heat exchanger

  • Install the drain hose.

Work in the engine compartment

  • Remove the lock grip pliers 115 8957from the hoses

  • Top up the coolant and run vehicle to bleed air out.

  • Test for leaks.

Expert:  camerontech replied 1 year ago.

this is a 3 hour rated job, so it should be pretty easy!

thanks for letting me assist you!

i appreciate positive ratings!

cam