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No heat I live in Canada and winter is coming. The heater in my hyundai accent blows hard but only gets luke warm(cool) at best, even when the engine is hot.

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Hi billrenwick,

Sorry my connection went down just as I wanted to answer your question.... We're here again now....

First I'd suggest that you flush out your system.....the best way of doing that is to back flush....in other words, against the normal flow....washing everything backwards.....

When you say...'even with the engine hot'.....Is the guage reaching the correct level, about half way, or, is the engine staying too cool?.... A replacement thermostat will be a good idea.....

Make sure that the engine radiator fan only begins to work, when the engine temp reaches just under half way on the guage on the instrument panel.....It should cut out again soon afterwards....The engine temperature should be kept at a constant by the inter operation of the cooling fan and the thermostat....

Lastly inspect the operation of the cabin heater baffles.... Just activate the controls and hold your hand in front of each of the outlets in turn..... Check to find out if the volume of air is what you expect it to be....If the volume is low you'll need to do some work on those controls....and maybe you'll need a little more help.....If you do, give me a shout.....Keep in mind, it's past my bed time over where I am.

Best regards Johngee10


Posted on Sep 25, 2008

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