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No HEAT 96 Ford Explorer

Sometimes it does this and you might have heat when you go to work and when you go to leave there is no heat, if I mess pushing all the different buttons on the heater I can hear a pop sounds and then I have heat, it seems like there is something that closes and won't let the heat thru. I cannot ge it working this time. but I have plenty of cold air

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  • dajaherrin May 11, 2010

    So if the heat works and the blending door is stuck or bad, how do you replace the parts and what are they called. Also, can you test this before you rip the car apart?

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I would guess your heater blend door is sticking. It is a rectangular door that moves back & forth to allow either cold air or hot air or a mix out of your vents. This is not an easy fix. But first be sure you heater hoses have hot water flowing in and out of the heater core. Under the hood you should find 2 hoses going into your firewall on the passenger side.

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