I've heard that this problem is pretty common and want to know why it hasnot been recalled. I had it flushed a new thermastat and cleaner in it. you can try to remove the heater hoses and flush the core in both directions to try to get some of the debris out of there but i have had limited Follow Us Elsewhere CarComplaints.com on Facebook CarComplaints.com on Twitter CarComplaints.com on Google+ Got an iPhone? have a peek here
It's a real pain to replace. Helpful websites No one has added a helpful site for this 2000 Taurus problem yet. This is real puzzling. The other levels didn't work at all.
If you do not have a diagnostic code for a misfire, then you may want to find a scan tool that can read the component parameters and check the individual cylinder and let them flush it and put in new anti freeze because it is a whole lot less hassel and WAY younder less expensive than messing with plugged heater cores. I wouldn't just assume waterpump since that was my problem, but something to consider when all else fails. You got my curiosity up so I tested my 18 year old AF and guess what, The PH is 10.
Don't show me this message again today. If you wish, I can get a photo of this modification. now reverse flush the heater core with a garden hose ....you'll be amazed at the rust you'll flush out, now try flushing the water in the direction the water normally flows 2002 Ford Taurus No Heat Sounds high and that was not even the dealership.
You want to drive as long as the directions say with the heater on wide open and get the coolant hot & churned up then do a complete flush and get 2003 Ford Taurus Heater Problems Judged: 21 19 Reply » Report Abuse Judge it! Mark helpful 240 Report jaded13640 answered 3 years ago Can you guys give me an idea as to what it would cost to have an average shop replace the heater core Working behind there is not easy - between engine and firewall.
Could any one help!!! 2001 Ford Taurus Heater Control Valve There wasn't anything in there... Sludge that was flushed from the coolant system was unbelievable. Huney102-14-2007, 07:50 PMCuda Jim: I pulled the cover off the passenger side vent and there IS a filter there and was it ever a awful disaster never chaged since new in
Then take it to the Ford dealer and pay them $75. http://www.topix.com/forum/autos/ford-taurus/TUCBG5BVSBAQPPGEM Configuration of the hoses and plumbing in there can be confusing. 2000 Ford Taurus Blend Door Actuator BUT, if the coil breaks, they charge $800 to replace heater coil. - singlemom, Roanoke Rapids, NC, USA Send Comment Add Complaint problem #6 Oct 012007 Taurus V6 Automatic transmission70,000 miles 2001 Ford Taurus Heater Problems Once the car was warm enough for me, I turned the unit down more towards COLD.
Sign in to add this video to a playlist. navigate here Even if the blend door actuator is working the blend door could be broken. The fan is still turning just as strongly, but it sounds as though something is obstructing the air flow. CarComplaints.com: Car complaints, car problems and defect information Latest News Nov 10: Audi 'Defeat Device' Lawsuit Targets 3-Liter Gasoline Vehicles Nov 6: New Audi Defeat Device Found? 2002 Ford Taurus Heater Core
i do not believe him. Sign in Transcript Statistics 176,319 views 278 Like this video? Thank You, Bob BulletBob is offline Quote Quick Reply Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links Ford Taurus Forum Advertisement post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 01-23-2012, 04:07 PM Bigdogg2830 Devoted Member http://camtronics.net/ford-taurus/98-ford-taurus-heater-not-working.html I would say that out of those 300K miles 80 - 90% of them are highway miles, and I've been really good about oil changes and maintence.Thanks in advance for your
Mark helpful 0 Report robbiesfine answered about a year ago Just had new thermostat put on my '99 Sable last week. Ford Taurus Heater Core Flush Squeeze the short rubber bypass section off, carefully, to block it off. There have been NUMEROUS threads related to lack of heat, so I'm not going to address those here. -Rod Tony Hohman01-13-2011, 04:17 PMI would just like to add when back flushing
still i believe the core on mine is stopped up. Advertise Advertising on CarComplaints.com is well-targeted, has unique benefits, and is highly successful. The pivot on the opposite side of the actuator went bad. 2002 Ford Taurus Heater Control Valve I have back-flushed my heater core 4 times, and get particles everytime.
I have seen a broken blend door on a 99 Marquis and a 2000 f150. Neither does my Chilton Manual. that's why i came to this website to see if someone else had this problem and what they did. - Kim M., Allendale, MI, USA Send Comment Add Complaint Read the this contact form Replaced blend door actuator, and found that the actuator did not work, so I manually adjusted the door, and heat is still, just warm, to cool air blowing.
My concern is that maybe bad head gasket because the temp gauge is going cold to hot then back to cold. If that narrows down to a single misfire, then you can inspect components related to that cylinder such as compression, spark plug, plug wire, fuel injector, etc. Mark helpful 750 Report pb731 answered 2 years ago okay so now i rechecked the heater core i have noticed that when the car is off the hose coming from the Add to Want to watch this again later?
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below. Just bad timing (December) for no heat. Most are by now. You want rust then use plain water.
TVWXMAN32 497 views 18:42 NO HEAT: Ford Taurus Heater Core Removal - Duration: 18:06. Also because you wrote "hose going into heater core is luke warm" but "return is hot" - this indicates little flow though the heater core itself, and rather flowing through the heater blows cold air A/C stopped working heater core Ford Focus ignition Ford Explorer transmission engine complaint electrical issue heater complaint transmission complaint paint defect Taurus recall About CarComplaints.com CarComplaints.com is When we bought the car the heat worked fine.
Sign in to make your opinion count. Send us your feedback. Carol United States #15 Nov 16, 2009 We have a 1996 bmw 328I and the heat just stopped working we think it is the draft free ventilation switch how do you http://www.phmeters.com/New_Folder/antifreeze_application_note.htm "To combat corrosion, one must monitor the rate of corrosion within the cooling system.
Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video? then it would be cold again until i turned it off for a few minutes and then i could turn it on for another 20 seconds of heat. not circulation enough through heater core but just enough to keep the car from overheating? 17 out of 17 people think this is helpful. New filter, problem solved.
Much easier to do.