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    22nd April 2003

    heater matrix

    hi everyblody ere anyone know how to change a heater matrix on a c,is it dash out job :cry:

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    First check with your dealer as you may get it done free under warrenty!! cos some where recalled !!
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    12th January 2003
    Anywhere in the world, most recently Caribbean
    Also heard of someone doing it without taking dash off!!
    Used to own a Pearl Grey '90 16V.

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    CF Nutter cheesy's Avatar
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    5th March 2003
    Wittering, Cambridgeshire
    Yep its a dash out job, i had mine replaced cos i had a pssenger footwell of water.
    when the garage did it they didn't think it was the matrix but replaced it cos i had given them it to do but said it looked like the seal to the bulkhead was causing it as this had perrished
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    Did my 1991 G60 without taking the dash out. There is a metal bracket thats in the way but if you look under the dash it bolts in. Not sure about the later dash type but managed it on mine.
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    Super Moderator Kevin Bacon's Avatar
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    5th March 2003
    When I had my dash apart today repairing the heater cables, it looked like you could change the matrix without taking the entire dash out. There's a lot of cables and brackets behind there......would NOT fancy doing that job.

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    its a real knuckle scraper imho enjoy!
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    8th November 2002
    wrexham north wales
    i remember doing one on my old golf without taking the dash out...had to be like an acrobat to get at it
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