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1996 Chevrolet Express Van Base 1500 135 WB

1996 Chevrolet Express Van
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Rear Wheel Drive, 1500 135" WB
15 mpg city / 19 mpg hwy
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March 8, 2010, 6:17 pm

AutomotiveForums M

Question: have rear heater hose explode.... how do i get at it withiut tearing apart the inside of my beautifu

found the bad spot in hose but i cannot seem to get at the other end of this thing without tearing out the whole interior of my van... can anyone give me any advice PLEASE!!!!!

March 9, 2010, 4:52 pm

Kim P

It depends on where it burst. I think most rear hear hoses (on vans) are run along the bottom of the chassis (outside the van). Have you looked underneath the van for the heater hoses?

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July 23, 2011, 9:07 am

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We did have to pull out the inside trim pieces to get to the heater hose. It ran under the van till just past the drivers area and the shot up into the interior cab of the van. Running just under the window and electronics toward the rear.... where then again it dropped toward the underside but never breached the outside.

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