Fix It Right! - Evaporator Core Replacement
Fix It Right! - Evaporator Core Replacement (S1E5)
Demonstrated on a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.7L V6 4WD.
In this video, we demonstrate the process of removing everything that
covers the HVAC airbox on a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee, which essentially
involves having to strip the dash down to the firewall.
Essentially, this video differs from our previous videos in that in this
case we show a job that isn't really safe to attempt by most DIYers and
should be taken to a professional, and we show why it's best left to the
Removing the entire dash of a vehicle is an intensive process that should
not be attempted without extensive expertise and a comprehensive set of
tols, including AC recovery equipment and specialized tooling as necessary.
This process requires the disabling and disassembly of critical safety
systems such as airbags. AC work often requires certification - in the
United States, the Clean Air Act's section 609 mandates certification for
working with automotive AC refrigerant. Since this is a task best left to
professionals, only an overview of the process is shown without getting
*** PROFESSIONALS ONLY ***
This repair task may be difficult or dangerous to attempt. It should only
be performed by professional technicians.
*** NOT DIY-FRIENDLY ***
This task is best left to professionals.
*** CERTIFICATION REQUIRED ***
This repair task requires certification in many municipalities. Check your
local laws before attempting.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Please read the disclaimer text at the start of the video
before attempting anything shown therein. Take your time, take care, and be
About the "Fix It Right!" video series:
"Fix It Right!" is a series of how-to videos intended to give
do-it-yourselfers basic instructions on proper vehicle repair and
maintenance. All of our videos show real repairs being performed on real
vehicles by real technicians in a real auto shop. (Repairs are filmed and
shown with the permission of the vehicles' owners.) Although there may be
more than one way to perform any particular repair (and in many cases there
are lots of ways!) we try to focus on the methods that will be safest and
most expedient for DIYers with limited access to tooling and equipment.
We will also occasionally be showing repair processes that are too complex
or dangerous for DIY, or require specialized tooling, expertise, equipment,
and/or certifications. Those episodes will highlight the importance of
hiring a professional auto technician for tasks that are not DIY-friendly,
and demonstrate why such tasks are best left to professionals.
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How To Install Replace Blower Motor Heater AC Fan Ford Explorer Mercury Mountaineer 95-05 1AAuto.com
1A Auto shows you how to repair, install, fix, change or replace a broken,
weak, noisy or screeching heater and air conditioning fan blower motor on a
1998 Ford Explorer. This procedure should be the same or similar on 95, 96,
97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04, and 05 Ford Explorer, 01 to 03 Explorer
Sport, 01 to 05 Explorer Sport Trac and 1997-2001 Mercury Mountaineer. This
motor also fits 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, and 08 Ford Ranger,
though installation may be somewhat different.
2015 Ford Transit Vans and Wagons - First Look
Here is AutoAcademics' first look at Ford's new lineup of 2015 Transit Vans
and Wagons. Gone is the boxy shape and less than desireable fuel economy,
only to be replaced by a sleeker design that allows for less drag, more
cargo capabilities, better fuel economy, and arguably nicer styling, as
Contact www.autoacademics.net for more info or to schedule a test drive
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our YouTube channel. Thanks!
First Look: 2016 Ford Explorer
The Blue Oval has revealed their freshly re-imagined 2016 Ford Explorer at
the Los Angeles Auto Show with new style, power and features. Watch it in
motion, see its new interior, and more.
2015 Ford Explorer Start Up and Review 3.5 L Twin Turbo V6
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Camerons Car Reviews Score: 4/5
Powertrain Options: 3.5 L V6, 3.5 L Twin turbo V6, 2.0 L 4-Cylinder turbo with a 6-Speed Automatic FWD or AWD
Engine & Performance
BASE ENGINE SIZE 3.5 L
CAM TYPE Double overhead cam (DOHC)
VALVE TIMING Variable
TORQUE 350 ft-lbs. @ 3500 rpm
horsepower 365 hp
@ 5500 rpm
TURNING CIRCLE 38.9 ft.
Weights and Capacities
MAXIMUM TOWING CAPACITY** 5000 lbs.
EPA INTERIOR VOLUME 172.7 cu.ft.
CURB WEIGHT 4859 lbs.
ANGLE OF APPROACH 20.3 degrees
ANGLE OF DEPARTURE 21.3 degrees
CARGO CAPACITY, ALL SEATS IN PLACE 21.0 cu.ft.
MAXIMUM CARGO CAPACITY 80.7 cu.ft.
ENGINE TYPE Gas
FUEL TYPE Regular unleaded
FUEL TANK CAPACITY 18.6 gal.
RANGE IN MILES (CTY/HWY) 297.6/409.2 mi.
EPA MILEAGE EST. (CTY/HWY) 16/22 mpg
Competitors: Dodge Durango, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia
Ford Ranger Heater Core
Some additional footage on changing a Ford Ranger Heater Core. I did not
have to remove the blower motor and air conditioning unit to get to the
nuts behind them. I was able to get to the bottom nuts (below the blower
and ac) by removing the wheel well liner. As far as the Blower and A/C go,
I did not want to discharge the system and I could not fold the hoses over
because of clearance. I saw a video that talks about the nut behind the
engine to remove the plenum from INSIDE the passenger compartment. There
should have been a better way to do this...perhaps a stud that is inside
the passenger compartment. The nut is right behind the engine and difficult
to get at.
Blower Motor Problems | Auto Repair Help
Blower motor problems video highlighting diagnostic procedures for Diy car
mechanics. If you have a Dodge truck or Chevrolet with HVAC issues, more
information is available below (Show More). Proper electrical diagnosis of
automotive blower motors will help prevent replacing the wrong parts.
Someone asked how to check for a good ground so I added a video here
showing 2 methods of testing ground integrity.
I added a video that talks about what to do if the blower motor runs all
the time even when the keys are pulled from the ignition.
The blower motor is a common heater/AC repair within the skill level of
many driveway mechanics. Special article for Dodge Durango and Dakota
owners with blower problems
http://www.youfixcars.com/Dodge-blower-motor-problems.html. For additional
blower help visit this article. http://www.youfixcars.com/blower-motor.html
Evaporative Emissions Check Engine Light
A video that may help others to pass an MVD Emissions inspection. The video
contains information about OBD2 data codes and explains in part, the
evaporative emissions system in today's automobile