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2004 Volkswagen Passat Question: My Temperature gauge reads normal but I have no heat, what can I do to fix this?

 

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dasautofan, Rochester, NY, January 28, 2014, 17:27
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I've only checked the fluid level. I've been told to replace a few things but I don't want to play Russian roulette with parts and spend a crap ton of money. Just recently had a baby and money is tight. Please help!!!

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    bungle January 28, 2014, 18:15
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    You may have a clogged up heater core, go to www.passatworld.com post your problem and the guys there will help you fix it,advice and write ups on most problems.

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    asksteevies, January 28, 2014, 20:14
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    U gotta pop hood and go to pass side and feel if those heater hoses r hot with car running ,if 1 hot ,1 cold , the heater cores plugged up,
    When it sits and idle the gauge doesn't creep up to hot??
    Also what's the milage on car?? Diaper get expensive , wait till u gotta buy the girls coach and gucci pocketbooks..

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    dasautofan, January 29, 2014, 11:55
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    both hoses are cold
    temperature gauge reads normal
    mileage is a little bit less than 130k

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13428 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper January 29, 2014, 06:10
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    ck coolant level 1st thing.

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    dasautofan, January 29, 2014, 11:52
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    coolant levels are at normal

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