I note that the heater core cannot be replaced--it requires dissembling everything and would be 4 times the value of the van. If the plastic was supple enough to be a quick disconnect at one time it no longer is at least it was not for me. Put brackets back on and bolt it up. I couldn't get the housing out so I just put the new thermostat and gasket in while it was still in the engine compartment. Disconnect heater hoses at firewall.
Bottom Line recommended Advanced Auto Parts states there Heater Core Replacement part number 399174 is the exact fit for a 1995 Subaru Imprezza with the 1. Refer to Section 03-03 for the procedure. You can also squeeze the radiator hose to help like some youtube videos show but if you take the cap off with a rag to catch coolant and let it warm up and burp out the air and add coolant again your heater will instantly come back to life--actually when you get back in after doing this? Gently disconnect rubber from aluminum stubs using plyers. It threfore necessary to consult the manufacturer's repair manuals for the proper procedure for replacement. Refer to Section 01-12 for the removal procedure. Slide the control assembly out, disconnect the three electrical connectors, and remove the control assembly.
Also, you will have to disconnect two hoses that connect up to it from the engine compartment. After removing the 4 bolts knock the housing loose with a piece of wood and a hammer. It helps if you have the new gasket so you can see what the housing shape looks like. Disconnect the radio chassis electrical connectors, the antenna lead, the three climate control electrical connectors and remove the radio chassis and climate control assembly. Make sure you do this with the engine cold, because there isn't a lot of room in the back of the engine. I took the cap off the radiator and was not fooled in the slightest by the fact that coolant came out showing it was overfull if anything since ive dealt with this problem before. Water should flow unobstructed through the core.
The Air box in the 95 Subaru Imprezza 1. There is about 2 or 3 bolts in it, then it should pop off. The dimensions listed by Advanced Auto Parts are not the overall dimensions of the heater core. Look at the back of the sealed beam and you will see a clip and an o ring. It cost me 41 cents and 3. Another possiblity may be an intake manifold gasket.
In winter weather the vehicle can barely be used and if not fixable- -I have to sell it. Replacing a heater core on any vehicle is a hard job and that is by a someone that has skill and practice with replacing heater cores. This door controls the air flow through the heater core and failure is common on Ford trucks. Disconnect the lighter and lighter lamp electrical connectors and remove the bezel. Will get back on road now. Should be located in a removable housing at the engine end of the upper radiator hose. The way to remove it is to unbolt the bracket attached to the intake manifold holding the accelerator cable, using 'right angled' pliers to open, then push the hose clamp back from the end of the hose attached to the intake manifold, then using the angled end of a brake shoe adjusting tool to push off the hose from the nipple on the rear upper intake manifold, being careful not to break off this nipple the upper intake manifold is molded plastic and the nipple is part of the manifold.
Turns out the reason the problem developed gradually was that tank was drying up and clogging. They have it buried in the plenum box and you have to remove the steering wheel, steering column, dash, evacuate the refrigerant system, drain the radiator, and remove the plenum box to get to the core. This will involve removal of all the dash, instruments and controls, and frankly, even when the dealer did this, the car is never quite the same again. It didn't happen all the time. Make sure they have vacuum system.
You can even buy your parts online and pick them up today with our Same Day Store Pickup program, so nothing gets in the way of a warm ride. For a much better and more detailed explanation of how to do this, I used the Haynes Repair Manual. It is almost above the transmission tunnel and well buried behind the dash. Probably doesn't matter about hose placement, but I always mark them just in case. Luckily Ford doesent change their pickup styles too often. Refer to Section 01-14A for the removal procedure. Again I did not want to drive back in town to get more of that.
This is a listing of library catalogues all over the world, and they can narrow down the closest libraries to you that have what you want. After moving a control cable, some wiring, and the panel cover, the heater core was exposed. Taking out your console is the easy part, but it makes it easier to get to. There were only about eight self tapping screws in the plastic housing. Replace the hose clamp, replace the accelerator cable bracket, and you're ready to go. I sta … rted by disconnecting the heater hoses in the engine compartment from the heater core stub outs.