To best solve this truck's AC concerns, the evaporator core needed to be replaced. In many vehicles, like this one, the evaporator and heater cores are located inside the passenger compartment buried deep behind the instrument panel. Removing a dash to replace the necessary components, then reassembling the dash and all it's attaching pieces takes skill, patience and finesse. To read more about our ASE certified mechanics, click here. Check out the pictures below for a series showing the repair in process.
A heater core in a vehicle transfers heat from the engine to the cabin, but the A/C evaporator works in a reverse manner. It transfers warm air out of the vehicle and then cools it down sending it back through the cabin. There are similarities in the two components and each needs a series of heating and cooling elements to work properly.