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Car not getting any heat replaced thermostat,heater controls,heater acuator

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    Jeff Turcotte Nov 14, 2010

    only thing left is coolant flow thru core. are the hoses hot where they meet the core at the firewall? If not, your core may be clogged. Try backflush by taking hoses off and attach a garden hose to lower port using a hose and clamps

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The part you need is a dealer stocking part. There is an electric motor that turns heater core on and off. It's located under the dash to the left of the glove box. Some disassembly required. The part will cost about $120 to $180. part number is #MR958603. I saved money by purchasing it on line. It is a stocking part at most Mitsubishi dealers. Once you pull the glove box out and remove the bottom half of the dash all the way across, you should be able to gain access to the motor to replace it. Caution: if you do not put everything back in correctly and tie/tape it all back down carefully in the correct places you will have lots of under the dash noises when you are done.

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