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Should Phil Flush His Focus?

Phil's mechanic says his heater core is clogged but flushing the system could cause major damage. Tom and Ray disagree. Find out why, right here.

Why Is Jim's Car Running Cold?

Jim's Ford Focus runs cold downhill and normally when driving uphill. And when the engine runs cold, so does the passenger compartment. Can Tom and Ray help keep Jim from freezing his tuchus off? Find out what's going on, right here.

The Heat Is On in Greg's Dakota Sport

Ever since Greg had the heater core replaced in his Dakota Sport he's felt uncomfortably warm. How can he convince his mechanic to admit he screwed up?

What could be causing this Mercury Sable's heater to fail?

I've got a peculiar problem My Mercury Sable's heater has been putting out less and less hot air for the past few years This year there was no heat I flushed the cooling system still nothing Then I flushed the...

Frank believes that the heater setting has nothing to do with engine warm up. Is he right?

After long hours studying the service manuals of several brands of cars I have concluded that you may be wrong about thermostats car warm up and coolant flow A car's thermostat keeps the coolant circulating in the engine until it...

The question everybody's asking...

My wife and I need you to resolve a disagreement we're having When we get into our ' Dodge Caravan on a cold morning my wife wants me to turn on the heater immediately She says that way the inside...

We never get letters like this from Louisiana.

We own a Lincoln Town Car The heater wasn't putting out enough heat so a mechanic installed a degree thermostat It still wasn't hot enough so he put in a degree thermostat It's warm now but still not hot enough...

Is it bad that Doug's heat is connected to the gas pedal?

My Lincoln Continental turns the cabin heat on full blast whenever I step on the gas hard This happens summer or winter whether the heat or AC is on Climbing a hill requires turning off the automatic climate control or...

"It's the stingy person who spends the most."

I have a Subaru It's the bottom of the line model and it has miles on it I'm writing to you because I always try and get a good idea of what's wrong before I waste my time going to...

Why does my heater blow cold air?

My Chevy Luv pick-up truck runs and behaves just fine But last week I noticed a strange thing that happened twice Once while discharging a passenger and again while waiting for a longer-than-average red light the heater started blowing cold...


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