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I have a 1997 Ford Contour. I had turned off my engine to get gas, started it back up and I had no heat and no fan. I don't smell anti-freeze in the car, so I don't think it's the heater core. I replace the thermostat and at least started getting heat from the engine. What would be your first thought? Heater fan motor? Thanks for your help.

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Just because you do not smell antifreeze in the car does not mean the problem is not in the heater core if you open the hood both heater hoses coming from the heater core should be hot if one is cold there is probably a blockage in the inlet hose and if the inlet hose is hot and the outlet hose is cool there is a blockage in the heater core itself try getting some radiator flush drain the system first feel it up with water add the flush let it run for about 10 mins drain out and add antifreeze

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If fan doesn't work period, check fuse for blower fan, if fuse is good, check fan relay switch.

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