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Heater blows cool air after the first initial heat blast

My heat goes cool after you first turn it on. you get a blast of hot air then it blows cool. Some one said maybe a blend door was stuck.

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Is the coolant completely full? After verifying this, then the next thing is to check the vent switching mechanism. This means you have to get into the dash. Removing the area that covers the vents. move the vent control device and make sure it closes all the way, and opens all the way. check the seals, you can replace some of the seals with the tape you get from a hardware store to seal up doors and window. its a 1/8 of inch thick. usually white. use some lubricant to clean the hinges. Also if your car uses vacume to control or move anything, you need to check the vacume lines. they can have a pin whole and screw everything up.

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