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Ford taurus Wagon 2001 heater problem

The blower works fine and until yesterday so did the heat. When the car is idling the air turns cold. When the car is moving the heat comes out and it gets quite toasty. I'm in Minnesota, and need help fast. Two minutes at a stop light and its really cold in the car.

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  • bellard_mary Dec 02, 2008

    I had an oil change recently and they said my coolant was dirty. Maybe I need to flush and fill it.

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Check your coolant level. If the antifreeze is low the water pump may not be able to pump enough of the coolant through your heater core. When the car runs faster it is able to pump more of the warm antifreeze to the heater core.

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