Do I really need/have to unhook the A/C system to replace the leaking heater core ?

Asked by Jul 30, 2017 at 02:20 PM about the 1999 Dodge Ram 2500 2 Dr ST Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Is it absolutely necessary to have the air conditioner
evacuated to remove & replace the heater core ?  There
must be a way to go 'around' this requirement . Gurus ?

2 Answers

25

yes

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

It was NOT EVEN CLOSE TO NECESSARY to unhook the A/C . In fact I removed & replaced the heater core w/o even opening the hood. Bought the swiveled core and watched a few different videos of guys who had done the same job. Thanks for the great advice S

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