Question about 2004 Ford Taurus
If heater core is plugged up with rust particles - typical with this car - do a separate heater core flush.
The Next year, I had low heat / not enough heat again. Isolate heater core only, did flush again myself, seemed clean, then, poured through mix of 1/3 CLR (Calcium Lime Rust remover product) and hot water for 15 min max (needed only about 2 litres/quarts of solution), then flush out w/clean water, then re-fill/pour in 50/50 antifreeze and distilled water. Had FULL heat again. Good. Needed full heat for defrosting/deicing in winter.
I think the isolated heater core FLUSH / 15 min CLR solution / FLUSH / refill 50/50 is going to have to be an annual event each FALL Autumn for me.
Posted on Jan 14, 2014
The heater core may very well be plugged and in need of replacement. a repair centre can confirm that.
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