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post #1 of 4 Old 11-28-2006, 08:33 AM Thread Starter
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1999 heater core replacement, I need instructions

Anyone have detailed instructions on replaceing the heater core on a 1999 Cherokee? I used to do this sort of thing fo a living back in the 70's, but things have changed.

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I don't think you're going to find detailed instructions, but if you've got mechanical experience it shouldn't be too hard, just time-consuming. Be careful and remember to watch carefully where everything goes as you take it apart.

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post #3 of 4 Old 11-28-2006, 09:30 AM
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Go over to Jeeps Unlimited, and PM a guy who goes by the sig of "Silver XJ". He has a write-up on how to R&R the evaporator on a 2000XJ, and almost all of that procedure applies to the heater core as well.

I don't own an XJ any longer, but I still think they are the best of all the Jeep products ever made. My XJ was my favorite vehicle in my 50+ years of driving.
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Basically you need to remove the steering wheel and column, center console, and the entire dash. The only special tool you will need is a steeringwheel puller, the rest are just hand tools. It took me about 4.5 hours to remove the unit and 3 hours to put everything together again. You will need 2 people to remove the dash, it's bulky. While the dash is out you may want to tighten all the screws down, I was able to get rid of all my dash rattles as an added bonus.

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