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The heater on my 2000 Camry only blows warm air unless the engine is revving. Could this be a faulty thermostat (I just had the heater core replaced)?

When I'm driving, the heater puts out hot air but if I'm idling (at a traffic light) it's only warm air. Could this be a faulty thermostat?

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  • cathy allenovitch Jan 25, 2013

    I really think it is the thermostat since i just had the heater core replaced, They may have been some dirt that was displaced and is now clogging the thermostat. I will replace it and hope that solves the problem.

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