Tag: heating

31 Posts

Nov 01, 1994

I get upset with my wife when she leaves windshield...

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I get upset with my wife when she leaves windshield wipers and heater or air conditioner switches in the on position when she turns off the ignition The wipers are often stopped in their tracks in the middle of the...

wipers heating air conditioning

Jun 01, 1994

I have a Chrysler New Yorker with miles The heater...

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I have a Chrysler New Yorker with miles The heater and air conditioning system blower doesn't work The dealer tells me the part will cost and the labor at least another Is the dealer planning to get rich at my...

heating air conditioning

May 01, 1994

I m a female age and I learn a lot...

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I m a female age and I learn a lot of things from your articles I have a Plymouth Acclaim with miles on it We purchased the car as a demo in July At the time it had miles This...


Oct 01, 1992

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

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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...

idling heating

Mar 01, 1992

The question everybody's asking...

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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...

heating spouses

Feb 01, 1992

We never get letters like this from Louisiana.

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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...


Feb 01, 1991

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

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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...

leaks heating

Jul 01, 1990

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

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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...


Feb 01, 1990

Why does my heater blow cold air?

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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...


Dec 01, 1989

Do I need a new heater fan?

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I have a ' Buick Century My heater fan won't stay on high When I switch to high it either does nothing or runs for a few minutes then kicks off It works fine on low and medium Any suggestions...