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Old 10-14-2010, 12:29 PM
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Default no heat?

my truck is as listed in my signature..
im not getting any heat at all. the gauge stays at C, dont seem to be leaking or losing any coolant. when we first got it it was losing a lot of coolant, but after having it checked out by a family friend whose been working on cars since he was 12, checked out the thermostat and since hasnt lost any. but i was never getting heat to begin with and now its octoer and upstate NY is getting cold, especially the drive to work at 6:30 am and the drive home from college at 9pm
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Old 10-14-2010, 02:14 PM
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Default Re: no heat?

Try flushing your heater core, that works wonders when the Tauruses loose heat! Since the Vulcan is all iron and what does iron tend to do? RUST! Rust particles clog up the circulation tof coolant to the heater core.
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Old 10-14-2010, 02:20 PM
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Default Re: no heat?

Nothing to do with the heater core. Your thermostat is stuck open and needs to be replaced. It's cheap and easy. Problem will be solved.
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Old 10-14-2010, 02:39 PM
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Default Re: no heat?

Actually, before suggestion are sent out. Does your AC work? Need to make sure you can hear your mode door moving. It could be stuck....
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Old 10-14-2010, 02:59 PM
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Default Re: no heat?

That won't have anything to do with it either. He needs to look no further than replacing his thermostat and enjoying the newfound warmth.

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the gauge stays at C, dont seem to be leaking or losing any coolant.
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Old 10-14-2010, 05:25 PM
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no AC period
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Old 10-14-2010, 05:28 PM
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Default Re: no heat?

That's way to vague to be of any help. And your thermostat is still stuck open and needs to be replaced.
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Old 10-14-2010, 05:30 PM
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someone asked if my Ac worked, i replied that there was none, and how are u so sure of the thermostat?
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Old 10-14-2010, 05:38 PM
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someone asked if my Ac worked, i replied that there was none
So are you saying the AC doesn't work either, or that your truck is not equipped with AC?


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and how are u so sure of the thermostat?
This....

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the gauge stays at C, dont seem to be leaking or losing any coolant.
If the t-stat is stuck open, the engine will not warm up and therefore you will not have hot water for heat.
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Old 10-14-2010, 05:44 PM
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no AC equipped on truck, and ok just cause everyone else ive spoke with said it would be a clogged heater core.
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Old 10-14-2010, 06:02 PM
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Default Re: no heat?

And everyone is skipping the obvious and trying to over-analyze it. Happens a lot. If your fuel gauge read empty and your truck stalled out and wouldn't restart, would you check the oil or put gas in it?
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Old 10-14-2010, 06:11 PM
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Default Re: no heat?

alright so ill snag a new thermostat tomorrow and see if that helps any.. is that a quick fix possibly? would advance's 4.99 180 degree economy thermo work? not exactly loaded, college payment is due
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Old 10-14-2010, 06:14 PM
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Default Re: no heat?

It absolutely will. It's like a hooker. Cheap, easy, and found on a street corner.
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Old 10-14-2010, 06:19 PM
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It's like a hooker. Cheap, easy, and found on a street corner.
ROFL, I love that!!
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Old 11-05-2010, 07:20 AM
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Default Re: no heat?

replaced the tstat when we last talked about it, still no heat, and the gauge still doesnt move. pretty sure its busted since my spedometer is as well. i think my oil pressure gauge is also on its way out. the lines get hot, but the ones going into the heater core do not, so we think there is some blockage in the core
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