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NO HEAT AT ALL

TURNED CAR NO HOT AIR COMES OUT THEN I SEE ANTI-FREEZE ON THE INSIDE OF THE CAB I WAS TOLD BY MY FATHER THAT THE CORE MIGHT HAVE A HOLE IN IT PLEASE HELP ME AND INSTRUCT ME ON WHAT I CAN DO TOO FIX THOS THANKS !

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You have a busted heater core if its on the passanger side cab floor. easier on a truck then a car to replace but no picnic just the same. If you are unable to do the repair a quick emergency fix to drive the truck (with no heat) is to locate the heater core hoses on the passanger side firewall and undo the clamps and by-pass the heater core.

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