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Heater I had to have the by-pass hose replaced, after getting this done, I get very little if any heat from the heater. I originally thought the heater was leaking , so I put in some stop leak. Since the repair was done , and not getting any heat, I back flushed the core, and replaced the thermostat. The intake hose to the core gets very hot, but the exit hose is not very hot. I will probly have to re-place the core. Is there any whare I can get directions on removal of the core? I also get a faint smell of anti freeze inside. I ran the test for the doors, and all came out normal. Thanks Chuck

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THE STOP LEAK MAY HAVE PLUGGED YOU HEATER CORE TUBES, BUT AT THE SAME TIME CHECK THE HEATER CONTROL VALVE. IT MAY BE RUSTED OR CORRODED AND INOPERABLE. IT WILL BE LOCATED ON ONE OF THE TWO HOSES THAT RUN TO YOUR HEATER. I WOULD START WITH THE HEATER CONTROL VALVE. GOOD LUCK.

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