2004 Santa Fe, 2.7l. Awd - Hyundai Forums : Hyundai Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 08-17-2009, 04:30 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
chirileo
(Thread Starter)
Block heater problem:

First, I'd like to say HELLO to everyone, I'm pretty new to this forum and thi is my first post.

I have a problem with my Santa Fe - winter is coming soon in Alberta and I need to install a block heater.
I checked a dealership and the price "killed" my good intentions: the block heater itself is $50, but to install it is $375!
Has anyone installed sunch a thing, is it really taking about 3.5 to 4 labour hours? I would like to install it myself.

chirileo is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 08-20-2009, 06:49 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 220
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
mac1
the block heater is more then likely installed on the back of the block. and since you have AWD then it's a pain to get to from the bottom. I would do it from the top and Maybe remove the intake manifold for better view with a mirror. If you know where it bolts up to then I would say do it yourself and remember to top off the coolant as it will spill. But actually I've never installed one.

'99 Sonata 2.4L - sold
'01 Sonata 2.5L - sold
'01 XG300 - sold
'96 Accent 1.5L- sold
'01 Accent 1.6L auto - on it's 3rd engine and 2nd trans
'01 Santa 2.4L - sold
'03 Tiburon Gtv6spd - sold
'93 Probe GT, caged, lexan'd, turbo'd v6, lightweight
mac1 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome