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1963 Ford Falcon heater will not blow warm air. 180 thermostat

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A common problem could be the heater lines are clogged with debris, given the age of a 63 ford, you could change the rubber heater hoses that go to the heater core and see if that helps, if not, flush the heating hoses going to/from the engine,radiator
I've hade to do this to a 69 ford fairlane, and it was realatively simple to do

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