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I have a 2000 Ford Taurus and my heater is not working properly. It only works for a minute or two and then it turns cold. What do you think is the problem.

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If this happens on and off while driving, then you are low on coolant. The system needs purged. Fill the resevoir, Let it warm up to operating temperture. turn it off, let it cool down some. check and fill as necessary. Keep check on it for a couple of days.
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