Things to check. Is the radiator full? Are the hoses connected to the heator core at the firewall? All vacumn lines connected. When engine warm, feel both heater hoses to see if water is circulating thru the heater core. If you think the heater core is pluged, remove both hoses from the core and try blowing air or water thru it. This will show if it is plugged or not and may point you to the cause. Fill the radiator with the car running as this is the only way to insure the cooling system is full and circulating.
no heat can be caused by,blocked heater core insufficient coolant in engine blocked heater hoses from engine to heater core bad heater thermostat bad thermostat in engine bad heater control switch
where is the heater block on a 2004 saturn vue?
Take it to a mechanic.
The heater on a Mercedes c200 will stop working if the heater core is blocked. It allows hot coolant from the engine to be used in heating the cabin.
There is a fuel leak in the engine compartment. Have a mechanic look at the engine.
What are the symptoms? Make, model,year & engine size would help. Does it have A/C?
IF there is a block heater (Only some models had block heaters) you will see the electrical plug wound up somewhere under the hood. Follow that wire back to where the block heater goes into the block. If your Saturn doesn't have a block heater, and you want one, there are several options. You can purchase a block heater that replaces the engine freeze plug. That requires installation by a qualified mechanic since the old freeze plug must be removed to use that style block heater. You can purchase an engine heater that fits inline with the coolant system. That just requires cutting a hose and splicing in the engine heater. You can purchase an engine heater that sticks magnetically to the engine while in use. Be careful with that model since you should remove it if it's hanging down from the bottom; it could become a hazard when you're driving.
There is no block heater on the s-series That is not right there was an option on the s series but like i said it was an option so.
it does not come with a block heater unless installed by a mechanic. if so, it will be in the engine block under the exhaust manifold. can see it from under the van
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.
It is located in the front of the vehicle. You can use the users manual or talk to a mechanic to get assistance.
There is no such thing as a 1997 dodge saturn! Try again.
The heater would not be working on a 1990 Dodge Grand Caravan if the heater core is damaged or blocked. Hot coolant from the engine must flow through the core to allow hot air to pass into the cabin.
HEATER WISE? YOUR HEATER CORE MAY BE BLOCKED
If the blower is good then the problem is coolant. Something is stopping the warm coolant from the engine from reaching the heater core inside the car. This might be thermostat, heater control valve, blocked heater hose or a blocked heater core. I would suggest letting the car warm up and checking the heater hoses (2) by hand to see where the hot water stops. If there is no hot water at all it is probably a thermostat problem.
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Most likely one of the engine thermometers is not functioning correctly. Have a mechanic run a diagnostics test on the engine. This will narrow the problem down and will probably be a cheap fix.
Interior heat uses the engine heat. If the engine is still cold, the heater will blow cold. If the engine is warm and the heater is blowing cold, you have a problem with the heater. Check the water in the radiator and see if it is rusty. If it is rusty, change your coolant, thermostat, and hoses. Look at the heater hoses when someone steps down on the gas pedal. If a hose collapses, replace your heater hoses. Otherwise take it to a mechanic.
Although my car is not an Eclipse, I experienced the same issue. A mechanic determined that my radiator was partially blocked and recommended replacement. My heater now blows heat whether I'm stopped at a light or moving.
The heater core is blocked, or a heater hose has collapsed, keeping hot engine coolant from getting to the core. The "blend air" door may be stuck in the open position, keeping warm air from circulating, and dumping in cold outside air. I am assuming that engine coolant and water pump is good.
I just tried to install a block heater, what I was told is that my engine must have been made in Japan, where they do not put a spot for the block heater and I had to find an alternative. He even had the air intakes off but could not find a spot. He is a mechanic
Unless you specifically ordered the engine block heater option when you bough the car, it will not have a heater cord. If you did buy the option, the cord is located under the battery on the righthand side when facing the windshield. Unless you specifically ordered the engine block heater option when you bough the car, it will not have a heater cord. If you did buy the option, the cord is located under the battery on the righthand side when facing the windshield.
I would first check either the controls to the front heater core or a blocked front heater core. It could also be a blocked or missing heater hose to the front heater core, although that seems quite unlikley.
Take it to a mechanic.
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