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2001 Ford Taurus Question: I had good AC all summer long; now that it's cooler I need my heater to work.

 

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Jangirl, Richmond, VA, October 22, 2013, 10:09
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No heat coming out even after 15-20 minutes running. Blows but no heat.
Only cold air. Help!

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    October 22, 2013, 10:23
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    Is the engine running at operating temperature? What does the temperature gauge showes?

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    Jangirl, October 22, 2013, 10:59
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    Okay, I went out and ran it. Answer is: temp gauge is normal, right smack in the middle.

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    Miles Auto Services (884 Answers) , Richmond, VA - (804) 885-4176
    milesauto October 22, 2013, 12:43
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    Common problem that the heater core gets clogged. We have had some sucess with backflushing the heater core versus replaceing it.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13991 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper October 22, 2013, 13:08
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    CK COOLANT LEVEL THEN MAKE SURE BOTH HEATER HOSES ARE HOT AT FIREWALL TO START WITH

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