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I have a 96 Ford taurus and I cannot get it to warm up.

I have flushed the radiator and changed the thermastat. It just will not warm up as nuch as it use to.

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  • dlong179 Jan 13, 2009

    Would that keep the temperature gauge from showing that it is warming up. It barely goes above the C on the gauge.

  • dlong179 Jan 13, 2009

    Can you unclog a heater coil? If so do you just flush it out?

  • dlong179 Jan 13, 2009

    Thanks.. I will check it out!!

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It could be a clogged heater core

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  • Ronnie Houston Jan 13, 2009

    yes it would prevent the indicator from going up

  • Ronnie Houston Jan 13, 2009

    no they pretty much make them where you have to change them out.they are about 30 to 40 dollars or should be anyway. they are hard to replace but again to me it sounds like your heater core is bad

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