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Heater blows cold air.

(2001 Ford Taurus)
in Capitol Heights, MD on December 17, 2010
Heater blows cold air. I let car warm up before driving but still no heat.
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on December 17, 2010
You could have an engine not getting to operating temperature. Check the temperature of the hoses to and from the heater core. Are they both cold? Both hot? Is only one hot? If they are both cold, then you could have a thermostat sticking open. If they are both hot, then instead, you may have an issue with temperature control in the dash (like a faulty temperature blend door motor...). If one is hot and one is cold, you could have a heater core restriction.
on February 09, 2011
Same problem here. I added coolant and now it works fine.
on January 19, 2011
heater blows cold air, and what is that little black cord that comes out of the right side under the dashboard, it is unplugged, could this be a cause?
on January 19, 2011
Not sure what the cord is; but certainly warrants looking at.
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