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Heater Core replacement

The heat and defrost fan just stop blowing out warm air and started blowing out all cold air.

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First, check the coolant level and add if its low..check for accidental ac turn-on at the controlls..then its an issue with the controls themselves provided the water pump is good..there are baffle doors that are controlled reemotely in the dash and one of these couldd be not functioning or blocked by debris like a penny sliding into the defrost vent will jam the door and keep it from working...check these and see...good luck..

Posted on Jan 15, 2013

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SOURCE: Just got heater core replaced

You could have a bad thermostat. Also, if the heater core was plugged/clogged to begin with, some of the debris may have made its way into another part of the cooling/heating system like the radiator, thermostat, etc. There are also several sensors that may effect this too. Did the system get thoroughly flushed when the job was done? That would help prevent blockages.
Good luck

Posted on Sep 16, 2008

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SOURCE: heater/AC won't blow out air

blower motor is behind the glove box. also check the blower resistor it should be nex to the blower motor

Posted on Oct 02, 2008

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SOURCE: my 99 cougar only blows cold air the hoses are hot,

maybe your thermostat is stuck open, you may need a new thermostat.

Posted on Dec 29, 2008

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SOURCE: heater only blows cold air but hoses are hot

Hi!
It appears we have an Air lock scenario and you will need to perform a system Bleed.
Park the vehicle on level ground, when cold remove coolant filler cap, start engine and leave to idle, turn heater on full and blower to max. When engine reaches operating temperature watch and listen near coolant filler, keep clear as gurgling and hopefully a boil over should occur. Top up with very warm coolant and wait as it may do it again.
Check for heat inside vehicle if warm replace coolant cap but keep an eye on temperature gauge as the ~Air lock may have moved on from heater matrix/core so proceedure needs to be carried out again from COLD.
If persistent boil ups/over attention must made in the cylinder head
or gasket area, or possibly water pump?
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SOURCE: 2002 Mercury Sable, Heating Problem

Hello. You are in luck. I just had this same issue in my shop this week. We changed the thermostat, and replaced the coolant. Fixed it right up. Since you did not mention a new thermostat, that would be my next move, if I were you.

Posted on Oct 09, 2009

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