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How do I stop my heater matrix from leaking?
Since it is only a small leak in the heater core, we recommend simply sealing that leak and leaving your heater core in place. You can do this by simply by adding BlueDevil Pour-N-Go to your vehicle’s radiator when your vehicle is cold.
How does a car heater matrix work?
In water-cooled systems, the heater matrix works by taking hot water from your engine through a hose when you turn on your heating system. The ventilation fan forces air through the matrix. This then warms up the air before it makes its way into the cabin via a number of vents.
What causes a heater matrix to leak?
Coolant/antifreeze contains corrosion inhibitors that coat the surfaces inside the cooling system, including the heater core. When the corrosion inhibitors are depleted, the cooling system can become corroded, filled with contaminants and may even start to leak.
How long does it take to remove a heater matrix?
Heater Matrix cost me £10 from a scrapyard use the method to remove the heater matrix in this tutorial to obtain one. The whole job including removal and refit took about half hour. 1.
How long does it take to remove heater matrix on Vauxhall Corsa?
The whole job including removal and refit took about half hour. 1. Drain coolant from the lowest point in the engine bay as once you disconnect the heater matrix, there will be a excessive amount of water to get rid of, draining the system eases this. 2.
How do you remove the heater from the dash?
Remove the two scres holding the heater panel to the dash, pull the now loose heater box forward and manouver it left and remove the two top screws holding the heater control panel to the heater box (top r/h is hiden and awkward) then the bottom two, drop the heater panel forward and manouver out the heater box, refitting is a reversal.