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2000 Taurus heater

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amcw4585
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2000 Taurus heater

Post by amcw4585 » Sat Nov 13, 2010 1:01 pm

I have a 2000 Ford Taurus SE. As of two days ago, I had air conditioning on. That night, I had to switch to heat (welcome to Ohio.) The car never warmed up that night nor has the heat worked since. The temperature gauge works normal (goes half way between hot and cold) and the motor still works. It only blows out cold air now, though. My boss thinks I need a new thermostat, my dad thinks it could be the heater control valve or heater core. Any advice would be appreciated. Thank you.
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Re: 2010 Taurus heater

Post by forddieseltech » Sun Nov 14, 2010 11:53 am

Quick check: run the car up to operating temp, check the heater hoses is one hot and one warm then the core is ok , does the heater box inside feel warm then ok, we know the core is most likely ok.
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Re: 2010 Taurus heater

Post by taurus97 » Sun Nov 14, 2010 10:04 pm

if it were the core...you would have a greasy film on the winshield...

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Re: 2000 Taurus heater

Post by samaraknell » Sun Nov 09, 2014 9:19 pm

i have a Audi just like that, i also met the same problem just a few yeas ago
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