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Does the heater blow cool or cold air from the vents of your car or truck? Read car repair questions and asnwers from auto mechanic live chat.


Dodge Stratus Starting issue

My battery recently went bad so I replaced it. The car is a 2003 Dodge stratus SXT so I had to remove the tire to get the battery out. After replacing the battery I noticed a wire had come loose from what ever it was connected to. I don’t know where it goes. It seems to be coming from the same direction as the main…

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2005 Chevy Equinox heat air problem

My 05 equinox heat/air was blowing perfect, and then slowly started to stop, coming on sometimes when I would turn the middle knob, until stopping completely. We replaced the resistor, but that did not fix it. Answer: If you mean the fan is blowing fine, but the air temperature looses heat, then this is not a blower resistor problem. You may have a low coolant…

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Chevy Blazer Heater, Gauges and 4WD Drive Problems

Chevy Blazer. My heater won’t work but nothing’s leaking can u please help me. Answer: With the heat not working, I’ll have to assume you mean it just blows cold air instead of not blowing at all. If you have no heat, you probably have a restriction somewhere in the system, or a cooling system component not functioning properly. Corrosion and old coolant can clog…

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Warm Air From GMC Sierra Vents With A/C On

A/c compressor kicks on when ac is turned on, but no cold air comes out of the vents. You can change which vents the air comes out of. The ac is fully charged. When heat is on it only blows hot and can’t change to cooler heat. The vent output speeds can be changed. Any Ideas? You have a faulty temperature control actuator. There is…

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2003 Buick Lesabre Heated Seat Problem

I have a 2003 Buick Le Sabre LE and have a unserviceable heated seat on the driver’s side. The dealer has analyzed it no results said they needed to remove the seat for further checks. Where do you think the likely problem is and where I might look myself? ProTech: You probably have a bad heater element in either the seat bottom or backrest, that…

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1996 GMC Sierra Heat Defroster Controls Not Working

Live Chat I have a 1996 GMC 3500 Sierra 7.4 Litre. Battery cable came loose, arced and blew fuses. Replaced fuses and all was well. later, when I tried to turn on defrosters- I have absolutely no controls working at all (Heat/Defrost). Blower is running on high, but are cold. I have 2 buttons (AC and Recirculation)(Ext. Cab) and the lights in those do not…

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Dodge Van Engine Goes To Hot Mark On Gauge

Engine gets hot. Gauge goes to the hot line. Radiator and top hose not getting hot, but top hose feels under pressure and no thermostat. Answer: What make model and year vehicle is this? There is no thermostat in the engine? 1995 dodge van 360 engine Was the thermostat taken out to try to fix this problem? Yes. OK. With no thermostat and the engine…

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2004 Buick Century Heater and Wipers Stopped Working

I have a 2004 Buick Century and all of a sudden the power windows, heater and wiper blade arms stopped working. There is also no power to the radio or windows when the vehicle is in the accessories. I tried to check the fuses and can’t seem to find anything that is wrong. You have a faulty ignition switch. Power is not getting directed as…

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No Heat In My 2000 Chevrolet Malibu – Blower Not Working

Hi. My heat stopped working in my 2000 Chevy Malibu. The heat was making a chortling-type sound and then stopped working. Then it came on again a couple times but seems to be done now. What do you think is wrong with it? Mechanic JK: Does the blower motor still blow air out of the vents? No. No air comes out at all but I…

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Chevy Trailblazer Heat Core Replacement Procedure Pictures

This week I had the pleasure, or should I say displeasure of replacing the heater core on a Chevrolet Trailblazer. This is not the older body style Chevy S-10 Blazer, but the newer body Trailblazer. The customer’s complaint was the usual of the windshield and side windows get fogged up when the heater or the defroster is on, and the sweet smell of antifreeze through…

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2006 Chevy Silverado Transmission and Heater Problems

Hi I just had a rebuild transmission put in my 06 Chevy Silverado truck. It ran fine for a couple of day now it doesn’t get any gears. ProTech: Well I would say you’ve got a problem again in the transmission. Was it rebuilt by someone that knew what they were doing? Yes it was by a machine shop. Something had to break or go bad inside…

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Some Blower Motor Fan Speeds Not Working

This one has been a big issue over the years. Many, many times a car or truck will come into the shop with the customer complaining that their blower motor doesn’t work, or only works on high speed, etc. This is usually the case after a blower resistor failure on one or more speed settings. What is happening to them you ask? Well, the resistor…

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2006 Chevy Equinox Temp Gauge and Trailblazer Heater Core

2006 Chevrolet EQUINOX … AFTER A COOLANT SYTEM FLUSH MY TEMP GAUGE SHOWS A COOLER TEMPSERATURE THAN USUAL..CHECK ENGINE LIGHT HAS COME ON…OTHER THAN THAT CAR RUNS FINE ? ANY IDEAS ON WHAT IS CAUSING THIS. ProTech: You probably need a thermostat now. After the flush, debris has gotten clogged in the thermostat and it is stuck open…that will set a code as well. OK…

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