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Cool air blowing from heater, even when on high.

I have backflushed my heater core, and the hoses get hot. Water from heater core flowed easily and clear after the brown crud was flushed out. But yet still no heat. The a/c works great, i can hear the blend door moving when i mess with the controls, radiator is clean. I have not yet checked the thermostat and water pump, but i believe problem is that the heater core is bad. what do you think? can help me?

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  • 2yearscold Jan 22, 2009

    Same problem, 2000 Dakota. Heater core, radiator and hoses all had sludge. Ended up replacing the radiator, thermostat (twice), heater core and hoses. Hoses are hot in and out of core, but still no heat. The blower feels and sounds like it is blowing hard, but seems to blow within the dash and not out the vents. I've been cold for 2 years now.

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If the heater core is bad, it will leak or not flow water. even tho you can "hear" the blend door working, it may not be actually moving inside the box. check to see if the actuator is connectd to the blend air door. You may be hearing the actuator moving but not the door.

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Make sure the thermostat is good, system is full, heater control valve is not bound up

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