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Advice/tips?

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Anything I should know?

I suspect my evaporator is faulty.

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if its under the dash like chevys are, your screwed lol you have to take the whole dash out to get to it. only thats just chevy, i dont know about ford
 

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if its under the dash like chevys are, your screwed lol you have to take the whole dash out to get to it. only thats just chevy, i dont know about ford
[:eek:] Thanks for your input.
 

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Advice/tips?

Any special tools?

Anything I should know?

I suspect my evaporator is faulty.
Take your time. It's not too bad...not like doing a fox-bodied anything, but not as easy as a late Escort.

Use some long 6X1 screws to pull the retaining pins in the defroster grill.
 

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the best advise...
let a profesional do thier job...
you will save a few $$ but at least they has to be responsable if they put it incorrectly and they will do it faster...
i paid 280 for my evaporator and labor

190 was for the labor...its like a 4 hours job (to do it right)
 

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I did one at the Ford dealer i was at. They will charge you about 8 hrs labor. Its a big job. A ton of nuts and bolts. There are a lot of things that can be damaged.
 

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pio said:
the best advise...
let a profesional do thier job...
you will save a few $$ but at least they has to be responsable if they put it incorrectly and they will do it faster...
i paid 280 for my evaporator and labor

190 was for the labor...its like a 4 hours job (to do it right)
I have no idea where you found a mechanic so cheap, but 6x$80 = $480, plus lets say $200 for the condenser, plus 15% tax = $782....

I don't mind sweating for a weekend to save myself $500. That $500 will take me three full days at work to recover.
 

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I did one at the Ford dealer i was at. They will charge you about 8 hrs labor. Its a big job. A ton of nuts and bolts. There are a lot of things that can be damaged.
I hear ya. I've taken the interior apart before, never the whole dash, but I don't imagine it would be *THAT* terrible.
 
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