My Ford Taurus heater takes forever to get warm - I replaced the thermostat?
Thermostat come in different temperature ratings - meaning the
valve opens at a specific temperature.
Likely your new one is a higher temp (192?), thereby keeping the coolant from getting to the heater core until that higher temperature is achieved.
Not sure what the specific numbers are, but you might want to swap it again for something lower (180 degrees?).
I have a 1997 Ford Taurus that would only blow cold air, I replaced the thermostat and no heat. We flushed the system from a ford dealer no heat. Had to replace the heater core plenty of heat now. Other possibilities are: * a malfunctioning temperature blend door * Plugged heater core See "Related Questions" below for more
if you have already replaced the thermostat ,try replacing the heating core . it's located under the passanger side dash . There are a number of other things to investigate before going to the major under-taking of the heater core. See "Related Questions" below for a comprehensive trouble-shooting guide to Taurus/Sable heating problems.
Typically, a heater failure in any car is the result of a bad thermostat. This is usually easily replaced (check a Chilton's manual for your model vehicle before you pay to take it to a mechanic). If the thermostat has been replaced and the problem persists, it could be a blocked heater core, which will require the assistance of a mechanic.
You might also have a bad heater core that needs to be replaced. You can either attempt to flush it out or just have it replaced. Heater cores are not extremely expensive, but I would recommend changing the thermostat at same time. Thermostats are normally $10 to $20 where a heater core can be anywhere past $50.
What could be wrong with the heater in 2000 Dodge stratus that blows cool air you already replaced the thermostat?
I have a 2000 zx2 and it has a thermostat, if that is your question. Having said that, my heater quit working and it turned out to be the cable came loose under the dash on the left side of the radio. At first I thought it was the thermostat but was wrong. Duct taped the cable in place and the control and heater started working fine again.
Heater core may be air-bound and need to be bled or heater core may be plugged Remove one water line to heater to see if there is water flow to same. Connect 1st water line and disconnect 2nd to see if there is water flow through heater core Answer The first question that would come to you? 1= are the heater controls operating properly? if they are then 2= is the heaters thermostat operational? Another…