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Problem with heater

My engine light came on and I took my 2000 Jag to a mechanic and was told they needed to replace 2 vacum hoses and the radiator hose. Well when I got my car back the heater didnt work. I took back the car to the mechanic and they said the heater works. I did notice the heater gets hot when the car is parked but when you start to drive the car the heater gets cold. Could you help me figure out what the problem. I have already shelled out $900.00 and the heater was working when I took the care to the mechanic for the engine light being on.
Please let me know what you think the problem is.
thank you
Tonya

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  • tonyac12 Oct 01, 2008

    They said they didnt disconect. I asked that question because beside my heater not working right the key use to move your seat when you put your key in the inginition and now this doesnt work either.

  • John-Paul Toor May 11, 2010

    Did they need to disconenct the battery when they performed the repairs?

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Hi what you need to do is lift the bonnet find where the two heater hoses come out of the bulk head while running the engine they should both be hot same temp both hoses if not there is a air lock in the system if it was allright when it went in it should be ok when it comes out you will need to bleed the system the engine temp gauge is not low by any chance is it if so replace the thermostat but i am sure once systems been bled it will be ok yates210456

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