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October 19, 2009, 10:32 am

Greg C
 

Question: How do I replace the lower heater hose on my 1992 Nissan 2WD truck with the 4cyl. KA24E engine?

How do I get access to relpace the lower heater hose on my 1992 4cyl KA24E Nissan truck engine? It's in the rear of the motor on the passenger side.


October 27, 2009, 6:57 pm

Elizabeth K
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You will find a step by step guide in the online repair manuals on the autozone.com website. However, all it may tell you to do is 'remove the hose' which is not very helpful--still worth a try. Have you tried removing the lower shroud/guard to improve access?


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January 1, 2011, 11:23 am

Greg C
 

Hello, Elizabeth,

I found out how to replace the lower heater hose on this vehicle. After I remove the right front wheel/tire assy. shroud/guard & intake manifold brace, then I can gain access to the hose that's clamped on a metal hose that's screwed in to the side of the engine block water jacket.


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January 1, 2011, 2:48 pm

Elizabeth K
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Great. Thanks for the update.


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January 3, 2011, 7:00 pm

Greg C
 

Sorry for the very long delay in responding to you. The suggestion I gave you worked for me & may very well work for others who ask for your professional advice.
A 4WD may need to have access another way, but really shouldn't, since the 4WD CV joints are out of the way. If the vehicle has quad shocks, then removal of one or both of them may be required. Have a SUPER GREAT New Years!! -Greg


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