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No consistent heat

I am losing anti freeze in my 98 Windstar. I get heat occasionally. Heat when you are in gear and driving but no heat when you idle.

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Make sure it has plenty of coolant in it if it is low the heater wont work. is there any water in the passenger side floorboard

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