Close
Car Questions
RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

We replaced the rear heater hoses but it only blows cold air.
why?

(1994 Ford E-150)
in Renner, SD on March 05, 2013
the rear heater hoses broke so we replaced them but now it just blows cold air. what is wrong?
Displaying 2 answers & 5 comments
Popular Answer
on March 06, 2013
Are hoses getting warm at the rear? Sounds like air in coolant system! Or hose restricted ie kinked, pinched ect.
on March 06, 2013
the hoses are hot half way back. one is hot the other is cold.
on March 06, 2013
Check to see that hoses are not restricted then make sure it is full of coolant and run it for awhile.
How long have you let it run so far?
on March 06, 2013
It is full of antifreeze and we let it run for a half hour. We even drove it 20 miles and still cold. No
crimps in hoese.
on March 06, 2013
Remove the hose that is cold to the touch and see if any coolant comes out of it when engine is reved up.
There is no HOT coolant flowing through the rear heater core. Find out why and problm solved, all we can do is guess at the cause!
Are both hoses the same size inside? Try switching them if so.
on March 06, 2013
Yes the hoses are the same and we switched them and it makes no change.
of Greg's Orange Auto on March 06, 2013
follow #1 nd ck coolant level to start with
Get a repair estimate
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 2,000 quality certified locations nationwide.
Or interested in getting a repair? Find a Shop

Similar Questions

View answers to similar questions from RepairPal's community of auto experts and enthusiasts.
when you pull the lights on the tail lights won’t work everything else works
Didn't find what you were looking for?