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Did you check the strength of your antifreeze. Your heater core may be plugged. How's your airflow? is it strong. Otherwise, head gasket. Are you loosing antifreeze? Does your oil have water spots on the dipstick when you check it? A cooland system pressure test is the best way to find out.

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Heater works great when driving goes cold at a stop light!! Coolant levels are fine and temp gauge is fine also.


so the fan is not working ? blower
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What is a ballpark figure for replacing a 2002 Ford Taurus thermostat?


stat is like 8 bucks,labor should not be more than 40 (at my shop)
worried the heater core may be the problem tho.
That is a very costly job.Try this,put a "winter front " on the
car,piece of cardboard in front of the rad.
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4. Clean inside the heater core by flushing in reverse flow direction. Check for leaks. Remove and change it if necessary.
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That's weird - it seems like the thermostat is open when you start the mini-van (its supposed to be closed at engine start-up), and then the thermostat closes as the warms up (its supposed to open).
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