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Old 08-21-2006, 08:34 AM   #1
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Last night I had the heat in in the car for the first time since I bought it and I noticed this happening, I'm thinking heater core? If so what am I looking at $$ wise and how hard is this?
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Heater core sounds right..

Either Bob Dillion or Bill Buttermore just did one and had a great write up.. I think about $30...plus heater hoses are a must on any car over 100K or 5 years old when doing this.
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Heater core sounds right..

Either Bob Dillion or Bill Buttermore just did one and had a great write up.. I think about $30...plus heater hoses are a must on any car over 100K or 5 years old when doing this.
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Also it seems to be leaking brake fluid, I am tihnking master cylinder? dare I ask how hard that is?
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Master cylinder is a cake walk....

94bonnessei and I had never thought about one..and had changed one in about 30 minutes.
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Master cylinder is a cake walk....

94bonnessei and I had never thought about one..and had changed one in about 30 minutes.
Now what about purging the ssytem? Will ther be air in the likes after the change? What about price?
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Please start a new thread regarding your master cylinder leak.
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Please start a new thread regarding your master cylinder leak.
Yup.....
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Any idea on what part number I need? There seem to be different ones depending on year? Some I have seen say 92 and others say 92-93, is there some differnce somewhere down the road?
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I typically hop out to either GMPartsdirect.com or Advance (local for me) to get parts/prices.

If you can wait...Ebay is usually tough to beat for any prices.
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I typically hop out to either GMPartsdirect.com or Advance (local for me) to get parts/prices.

If you can wait...Ebay is usually tough to beat for any prices.
What about a part number? I can not get inot parts direct for some reason, I think they have a site problem.....
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