Heater blowing cold air with coolant, fine with plain water
Previa heater blows cold most of time, kinda does what it wants and over heats at times, i flushed the system and it did fine with just water and cleaner, heater worked as normal. Now with coolant back in same problem occurs of not blowing heat just cold air most of the time.
Re: heater blowing cold air with coolant, fine with plain...
It sounds like the heater core is clogged bad if u know someone with a air compressor put a air nossel on it that you pull the trigger to blos air in to the heater core after you take the lines off i had to do this before on a jeep cherokee it did the job
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Right think the problem is the heater core is blocked with corrosion ,now remove the bottom hose from the rad and the heater hoses then flush every which way you can including through the heater core reversing direction then ,refit all the hoses fill with water only and see if heater works if so the remove the bottom hose again and drain ,then add a minium of 3 litres of antifreeze ,its a anti corrosion agent as well as antifreeze and without it the internal of the engine will corrode and the slurry will block the heater first then the radiator ,
needs the water system back flushing out, heater being cold is its blocked up some time a few back flushes and forward flushes with a hose pipe should free up the dirt inside, same with the engine and radiator. there are meany videos on you tube to help you understand how to back flush you engie. but do the radiator and engine and heater separate so the muck does not go back into the engine.
Thermostat.? if you haven't? Do it first then try it. While the car is running for a while touch the heater hoses that lead to the firewall. if one is cold and one is hot? You have a blocked Heater core. Follow the hoses back to the engine. Unconnect them both. By using a garden hose flush out the heater core do one side and then reverse by doing the other hose Lots of junk will come out so be care ful. Mistake people make is "Flushing the system" That doesn't mean your flushing the heater core. Seeing that you have done everything else it could be the thermostat which you didn't list or the heater core being clogged. When you finished installing the thermostat and flushing the heater core out. Replenish the coolant system . If you have a bleeder on the thermostat housing? use it . loosen it and top off the fluid until you see fluid comeout of the bleeder. The system being air bound would cause no heat..
Did you mean the only time it blows hot air is under acceleration?
First thing check the coolant level in the radiator. If coolant is low the first hing to stop working is the heat.
If the coolant level is fine but the coolant is muddy I woulds suspect a plugged heater core. You can try back flushing it by removing both heater hoses (engine cold) and then use a garden hose to flush clean water through the heater core. Do this on both pipes going into the heater core. Keep flushing until the water runs clear. Re attache the the hoses, remove the radiator cap, start the engine, let the engine come up to temp and top off the radiator with straight coolant (to comp for the water in the heater core). You may have to repeat this process several times over several days but you should be able to get it cleared enough to get sufficient heat without having to replace it.
If the rest of the system is working fine, and your coolant isn't leaking, then either the heater core or the water control valve is, more than likely, blocked up. Have a flush and fill performed on your cooling system. If that doesn't help, remove and inspect the heater core, it should flow water freely.
You have an air pocket in the cooling system. To bled it out you will have to park vehicle on an incline or jack up the front end untill the radiator cap is higher than the heater core. The remove radiator cap and run engine until warm then hold rpm to about 1200 rpm's and top off coolant level until you have no more bubbles.