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I just had my air conditioner replaced. My heater was working fine before I did. It would get really warm to the point that I would need to turn it down. Now it's blowing little to no warm air. I paid out a lot of money for the air conditioner work, only to have the heater not working all of a sudden. Could it be they did something during the work that would cause my heater to not blow hot air?
I have 2006 dodge ram 1500 Hein. Heater blows cold air if I turn it off for a minute then turn it back on the heat works for about 10 seconds help winter is coming fast
I have an 04 Chevy Silverado 5.3 and I'm having heater problems. I'm not getting any air hot or cold blowing out, but when I get on the highway a very small amount will blow out. Days will go by and then out of nowhere the blower well start to work and blow perfectly fine on all speeds for a day or so and then it will stop.
By Andrew S. from Kansas
This same thing was happening in my husband's jeep. It was the heater core that had to be replaced.
I have a 2002 Chevy Silverado. I turn the heater knob and nothing comes on. Can you tell me what is going on? Help, it's cold here in western New York.
Is the fan working??
I have a 1993 Chevy truck. I turned my heat on for the first time this year and it blows cold, last year it was hot. I replaced the T-stat and flushed the system with no luck. Is there something else that can be tried before I replace the heater core or should I go ahead and replace it?
2005 Tahoe blows cold air heater
Why is my heater turning on with the truck powered down? Also, when you drive, it turns off and on when it wants to. Only high speed works.
If it works sporadically, you may have a thermostat problem.
I have a 2008 Silverado and yesterday I went to start it after only being parked an hour and heard a grinding noise, which stopped after 4-5 seconds. Then no air flow at all. I checked the blower motor, resistor, and wires, but it all is fine. The grinding sounds like it's coming from under the hood when it happens. It's happened again today and nothing will blow. If I wait 15 minutes, the air will blow again. Can an idler pulley or belt cause this? My belts need replacing.
Make sure the blower motor isn't loose, check the blower's housing. And make sure all your fluids are filled. You might consider the bearings on the blower motor, too. And a good blanket isn't a bad idea either. Good luck
How do you get to the heat and ac vents that distrbute hot and cold air to the windshield? The hot air and cold air won't blow out of the bottom or windshield vents.
You likely have a broken fan.
There is heat to the heater core, the fan blows cold air only to roof vents. When I open the cover to the heater core the fan blows the air out instead of sucking it through the core.
Apparently this is a semi common problem.
Here's a Ford trucks forums where people who have more expertise talk about these problems: http://www.ford ng-cold-air.html
Some solutions suggested are making sure that the blend doors, the coolant level, and the heater core are working properly.
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The heater on my '96 GMC doesn't turn on. I turned the knob and there is no air what so ever. What's the problem?
First thing to check is your fuse. 2. Check your switch : There are 2 wires on the back of switch. Connect wires together, if your blower heater motor turns the problem is your switch, if it does not its the blower motor.
We have a 1997 Ford Ranger pickup. The heater is turned off and the blower is turned off, yet it is still pouring heat into the cab. Any suggestions?
I don't know how to fix it, but you can remove the fuse to stop it.
I have a 1998 Chevy Z71 1500. My heater won't blow hot air unless I am driving it or giving it more throttle.
Add more fluid and check for leaks
Hey can anyone please help? I just bought a 97 F-250 xlt extended cab and the heat will not work. It does not blow air and the heat/ac control does not light up. The truck did not come with a manual so I downloaded one from internet and I checked the fuses that the manual said were for the blower. I don't know how accurate the manual is because I'm also having an issue with my turn signals staying illuminated and when I take the relay that the manual says is for blinkers out they still have power. Anyway I do get a little bit of heat coming out while I'm driving but very little. I'm from jersey and it's starting to get cold can anyone please help.
I have never really read anything on this site which has been helpful for truck repairs, although problems with heaters are very common. Perhaps you could try googling for a truck repair/mechanics forum. My son belongs to several for modifying vehicles for off-roading. These are usually guys with a mechanical bent or actual journeymen mechanics asking each other for tips and advice. I would suggest that before you start making extensive repairs yourself, you take it to a shop with a good mechanic. I see many people on here who make extensive repairs, add all sorts of parts themselves, and still don't have their vehicle repaired. It is a false economy to attempt repairs yourself if you do not know what the problem is.
My 99 S10 v6 heater/ac blower works well except the fan doesn't blow air/heat on the floor setting or the combination floor/vents. When I put the selector on floor setting, I can hear the "door" directing it to the floor open/close, and the fan running, but nothing is coming out of the floor vents. Also the blower doesn't work on the #1 setting no matter what vent setting. Position 2 - 4 works on all except the floor.
By Jerry c
Check the vaccume hose that activates the vent door for leaks
I have an 07 Chevy van and that was my problem
Only had defroster venting until I replaced the vaccume hose between the intake manifold and vaccume ball
Now all works well again
I have a 1994 GMC Sierra with new A/C evaporator installed six years ago. The A/C works great with no bad odor. When the heater is turned on, the air has a bad odor. The odor continues (forever) during the winter. What could cause this?
leaky heater core, antifreeze around the heater core, replace or flush the system.
I have a 2004 Silverado. The heater works on one side, but not the other. One side blows hot air, but the driver's side doesn't, it blows cold air.
Call Auto Zone or O'Riley ' s I bet someone in there can tell.
Something fell in. How do I get it out?
Need to know the make, model and year of the truck, what dropped in and from where.
Why does my heater not blow hot air when it is turned to the red on the switch?
By J W
Need a bit more information to find an answer-the heater manufacturer, type, age, etc. However, it is possible that the element is damaged.
My truck heater blows hard, but does not get hot. If I turn the mix down it gets cool, but if I turn the mix up to total hot it gets lukewarm. There is a new thermostat, new hoses, and new fluid. It just don't get good and hot. The scan shows 180' hoses in and out of the heater core are hot going in an cool coming out. Could it be blocked in the cold hot mix? Can someone help?
Perhaps some of the heating elements stopped working?
The heater will not blow hot air. The truck doesn't run hot and cools fine.
If it blows air at all, try checking the thermostat. It may be stuck in the open position, not capturing heat to blow into the cab.
My Chevy S-10 pickup heater only works when I drive fast. It'll work for a few seconds and then stop blowing hot air.