99 Winstar no heat

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Old 01-23-09, 05:09 PM
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99 Winstar no heat

1999 Ford Winstar Van, automatic, v6

My heater didn't work sunce I started it this morning. It blows cold air only and the blower works fine at any setting.

Is there somethin I chck myself (like a fuse or broken hose) or should I take it to the shop?
 
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Old 01-23-09, 06:17 PM
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Whats the heat guage reading on the dash? Is the radiator full of anti- freeze? The radiator now not the plastic over -flow jug ! check it out
 
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Old 01-24-09, 04:48 AM
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Problem possibly with the blend door that controls output air temp. That would be only moderately DIY-able.
 
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Old 01-24-09, 02:08 PM
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Whats the heat guage reading on the dash? Is the radiator full of anti- freeze? The radiator now not the plastic over -flow jug ! check it out
The heat guage was exactly in the middle between hot and cold. I saw it in the morning and evening yesterday. I'm not sure where the radiator is but the overfill looked empty and rusty (dirty). I added anti-freeze up to the fill line.

tow_guy - thanks. If its that its beyond me to repair.
 
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Old 01-24-09, 04:44 PM
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Feel the ends of the heater core where they come out of the firewall into the engine compartment. If one is quite cooler than the other you most likely have a clogged heater core.
 
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