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Heater is not getting hot anymore!

I have coolant in my car and the level is fine, I don't know if it is half coolant, half water, or 3/4 and 1/4 etc. I checked the hoses coming from my radiator while the engine was hot, the hose on the passenger side was barely warm, the one on the driver's side was Hot! The temperature gauge inside the car barely lifts off 100 degrees, if I stop the car and turn all the blowers off, the gauge will raise just a little. I haven't checked the thermostat.
I hope you have a solution for my problem. Thanks!

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Hi Phyllis, it sounds like your thermostat is stuck open, which results in the engine not being able to maintain operating temperature. This would explain the lack of heat. For your car to run at peak efficiency, u need to replace the thermostat, and enjoy having heat again!

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