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No heat 97 windstar changed t-stat, flushed heater core, both hoses get warm still no heat.

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  • herbrcrawfor Jan 18, 2009

    Check the motor controlling the heat cold/hot DOOR window where us it located and how do you shut it so the heat will work?

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FROM LUSTYKID:

Check to make sure your control lever is not disconnected. First

Second:
Check the motor controlling the heat cold/hot DOOR window. Sounds like its in the cold position, thus you are not getting the heat. The door needs to move and shut off the cold intake so that the air is passing through the heater core.

The third item is, although you flush the heater core, it can still be clogged up, in which case you will have to replace it. You probably flush the tanks of the heater core. Think of it as a miniature radiator. The tanks get clean, but unless the hot water passes from one end to the other through the vanes there is not heat, because the heater core is not getting hot.

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