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No heat in 99 ford taurus

Does not overheat, but only blows warm air when moving, and no heat at all when parked. Water pump?

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  • michael213 Jan 21, 2009

    coolant is fine. someone suggested that i "BURP" the system by leaving the cap off and letting engine run. Did that, and after an hour there was still no heat but coolant was surging out of tank (boiling over?)

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Have you made sure there is coolant in the radiator and over fill.

1.) check coolant(antifreez) level fill as needed.
a.) make sure all air is out so keep adding to radiator until it doesn't take then fill reservoir to cold fill line. Make sure the coolant is 50/50 or mix non 50/50 with distilled water.
2.) Check Thermostat for failure cheap part usually so replace if it looks abnormal (spring extended etc) make sure to buy the correct temp for your car.
3.) Coolant temperature sensor(s)
4.) Make sure the top hose when car is running feels stiff
5.) last but not least think towards water pump

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    Rob Houg Jan 21, 2009

    Check the thermostat or temp sensors.

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Have u checked the coolant level?if its low you wont get much heat.

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  • Ronnie Houston Jan 21, 2009

    water pump is going out on the car get it changed asap and while you are doing that put in a new termostat as well so you know it will all be good..the thermostat could be stuck but it sounds more like the water pump has gone bad

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