Why won't my Heat get hot in my car?

Ken Mattson, owner of Len's Automotive in Bellevue, Wash., says a car heater can stop working for a number of reasons, including: A low antifreeze/water level in the radiator due to a leak in the cooling system.

A bad thermostat that isn't allowing the engine to properly warm up.

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Why won't my car start when its hot?

The most common reason why a hot engine will not start is because the problem is related to fuel.When your new car engine is too hot, fuel cannot circulate well, due to the way vapor obstructs its workings and therefore the engine just will not start, as it should.Then go and get a high quality e...

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Why does the heat in my car only get hot when i mash on the gas hard?

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Why would rear heat in van work but front heat don't get hot?

Because the rear heat and front hear are 2 different systems. If for example the front heater coil has broken the rear one may still be functioning.Front heater core could be plugged up. Try flushing it out.

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Why won't the fan come on when engine gets hot?

if it a electric fan it may just be bad now if it runs of the water pump it may be a bad fan clutch. or it could be the thermostat. or fan relay.It could also be the sensor in the computer has gone bad which means you need a new computer.

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Why won't my car go in reverse?

Tranny is shot. The reverse gear in your transmission had burned out

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Why does my car shut off when it gets hot?

Well, there is an ignition problem that can cause this when the engine gets hot and it stalls.It's caused by a lack of spark which can be either the ECU's fault (on EFI cars), or the coil on pretty much any car.Heat causes expansion.An engine needs more fuel when it's cold than it does when it's ...

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Why are my rotors getting hot?

When you drive heat is generated in the caliper which causes the brake fluid to expand.Normally this expansion is accepted into the master, but if it is over filled there is nowhere for it to go so it pushes the calipers piston out which creates excessive friction between the brake pads and rotors.

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Why is my radiator not getting hot?

A low antifreeze/water level in the radiator due to a leak in the cooling system.A bad thermostat that isn't allowing the engine to properly warm up.A blower fan that isn't working properly.

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Why does my car get hot going uphill?

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Why is my engine getting hot?

There are many possible reasons that your engine is running hot, including low coolant levels, a clogged or closed thermostat, a failed head gasket or a water pump malfunction.The blue light goes off once the engine reaches its normal temperature.

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Why does my engine get hot?

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Why are my front brakes getting hot?

The cold water hitting the hot brakes can result in warping.Warped rotors will usually cause the steering wheel and vehicle to shake when the brakes are applied.Overheated brakes or brakes that are smoking means the brake pads have been burned or something is leaking onto the brakes.

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Why does my tire get hot?

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Why does my car stall when it gets hot?

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Why won't my lights go off in my car?

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Why won't my key turn in my car?

Occasionally, because of this lock, the steering wheel can get stuck, which in turn means the vehicle key also becomes stuck and cannot move to release it.“Jiggling” the steering wheel side to side while also attempting the turn the key can relieve this lock pressure and allow the key to turn.

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Why doesn't my heat work in my car?

Ken Mattson, owner of Len's Automotive in Bellevue, Wash., says a car heater can stop working for a number of reasons, including: A low antifreeze/water level in the radiator due to a leak in the cooling system.A bad thermostat that isn't allowing the engine to properly warm up.

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Why does my heat not work in my car?

Ken Mattson, owner of Len's Automotive in Bellevue, Wash., says a car heater can stop working for a number of reasons, including: A low antifreeze/water level in the radiator due to a leak in the cooling system.A bad thermostat that isn't allowing the engine to properly warm up.

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Chevy blazer 1998 no heat when i drive my car even long distance my heat will not get hot not even warm i flushed it out also papapump9aol.com?

Could be,faulty thermostat,plugged up heater core,faulty temp blend door actuator,

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What does my car don't get heat?

Possibly a clogged heater core. Backflush it and see if that solves the problem.With the car warmed up and running open the hood. Locate the two heater hoses where they pass through the firewall. Touch the hoses with your bare hands. If one hose is warm/hot and the other is cool/cold, you have a ...

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Why are you not getting heat in your car?

Things to check:Coolant levelHeat and AC fusesVacume leaksActual operating tempurature of the engine.

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Why won't my car back up in reverse?

There could be many reasons, and you should take it to a mechanic to check it out.

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Why won't the lights turn off in my car?

The likely cause of a dome light not turning off is either the dashboard light control knob being activated accidentally or a broken door switch.You can remove the wire from the door switch, if you are able to access the backside of the switch.The wire pulls off of the switch easily.

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Why does car gets hot?

Stuck thermostat or bad water pump or bad heater core or clogged radiator.

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Your car is over heating and you dont know why. as soon as my car gets hot my gas light comes on and dont know why either whats wrong with my car?

over heat could be several reasonradiator chokeup, less coolant, and also could be your compression leakage through cylinder head gasket

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Why does my lower radiator hose not get hot?

One such reason behind not heating up the lower radiator might be the improper amount of coolant in the engine.Thus, making the lower radiator hose to heat up.It may happen that your car might get low on coolant and is not able to reach the lower radiator.As a result, the lower hose emits cold air.

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Why do I feel heat in my car?

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How does my heat go from hot to cold?

There is no adequent heat- thermal.

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What could cause your heat not to get hot?

Most likely a stuck open thermostat or a faulty temperature blend door actuator.It could also be the system is low on coolant due to a leak in the system or you need a new heater core... they can start and around $1000 and go up. Or if you're lucky you may just need to flush your heater core whic...

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There are many reasons that could cause the radio to not work. There could be a wiring issue, or a part may be broken.

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Why is my heat not working in my house?

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Why is my heat not working in my truck?

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Why is my car overheating and get no heat inside the car?

You are probably low on coolant. You need coolant to heat the cabin and cool the engine. Add more coolant and take your vehicle to a shop to find/fix the leak.

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Why won't my cars windows roll down?

if it is power windows then the plug probably came undone or the fuse burnt out and if it is manual then you probably got the window off the track

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Why won't my car go forward?

Cause it Fails! Either the transmission is shot or the parking brake is stuck on.

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Why won't my car go over 50?

There are any number of reasons why not. I could think semi-blown head gasket to driving with the emergency brake still engaged.

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Why won't dragonflies leave my car alone?

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Why does my car have weak heat?

Could use more info about the vehicle but a good place to start would be to replace the thermostat.

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Why is my car not heating up?

Ken Mattson, owner of Len's Automotive in Bellevue, Wash., says a car heater can stop working for a number of reasons, including: A low antifreeze/water level in the radiator due to a leak in the cooling system.A bad thermostat that isn't allowing the engine to properly warm up.

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Why does my car have no heat?

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Why won't your heating system and your stereo won't turn on?

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Why won't my remote key open my car door?

Open the fob and replace the battery.If it unlocks the door, the problem may be a weak battery in the key fob, or a problem in the keyless entry antenna or wiring.The key fob itself could be defective or have a bad unlock button.Try the lock button, trunk release button or panic button.

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Why won't my key fob unlock my car?

Open the fob and replace the battery.If it unlocks the door, the problem may be a weak battery in the key fob, or a problem in the keyless entry antenna or wiring.The key fob itself could be defective or have a bad unlock button.Try the lock button, trunk release button or panic button.

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Why won't my remote unlock my car door?

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Why does a car engine get hot?

The reason a car engine gets hot is due to the heat generated from the combustion process. When the air/fuel mixture is lit off from the spark plug, you have the rapid expansion of gases that makes some heat, but most of the heat that is generated is from the volatility of the ignited fuel. I had...

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Why does a car exhaust get hot?

From the combustion process in the engine.

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Why do car brakes get hot?

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Why is my car over heating?

it can be many stuff but in your place i would check first the coolant level and the thermostat

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Why is my car heating up?

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The heater has a little radiator in it and it may be enough to cool a engine that is running hot

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Why won't my radio work after replacing my car starter?

If the battery was disconnected while the starter was being replaced, the radio would lose its memory. Reprogramming the clock and radio stations to your favorite channels should correct the problem. Consult the owners manual for directions.

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A person's Hipstreet Prism MP3 player may not work in their car if they do not have the compatible connections. A frayed wire may also prevent the device from working correctly.

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Will headers get the starter hot so the car won't crank?

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Need a new speedometer or speedometer cable.

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Why is my heat and AC not working in my car?

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Why my car won't shut off after using car stater?

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Why is my heat going in and out?

The air is then heated by the coolant and then, in turn, warms up the interior of the vehicle.This is the reason that it takes a while for heaters to start blowing warm air.It's also the reason that a plugged heater core, stuck thermostat, or air in the cooling system can all cause a car's heater...

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Why won't my Mercedes doors won't close automaticly?

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Heat won't blow in a 2002 Olds Bravada?

is there heat to blow or does the blower not work chk thermostat or vacuumn at htr sw respectfully

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Why are my brakes hot?

The cold water hitting the hot brakes can result in warping.Warped rotors will usually cause the steering wheel and vehicle to shake when the brakes are applied.Overheated brakes or brakes that are smoking means the brake pads have been burned or something is leaking onto the brakes.

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Can anyone tell me why my 95 F150 heat goes hot and cold gage all over the place?

I could be there is not enough coolant in the system, therefore, not totally submerging the temp gauge sensor in hot fluid. check water pump for leaks, heater core, or radiator, smell around for a " sweet" smell under passenger side dash, that's where the hearer core is, and antifreeze has a dist...

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Why won't my car go over 40 miles an hour?

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Why wont my car start in the cold but it will in the heat?

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Why won't the hood latch on my 1994 town car?

try pushing the hood release in and lots of wd40 on the cable. probably just dry!

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Why won't my car shut off when it overheats?

You did not specify make model and year.If you have a very old car It could be doing what is called dieseling.ORThe engine computer could be keeping it running to try to get it to cool off.But with out knowing what car it is those are just guesses.

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Why does the car thermostat show hot and no heat inside?

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Why won't my car engine start 1997 Acura CL 3.0?

Is there any gasoline in your tank. Put some in there!

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Maybe they're stiff and can't move, or they can, and you probably need to read the manual (??) .

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Why won't my cruise control engage?

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Why won't my car start even with a new battery?

Similar to the starter engine, a broken or damaged ignition switch can stop your car from starting.If your headlights can turn on, but your car won't crank, that means that your battery is charged, but either the starter or ignition is the problem.

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Why won't my car start if it's not the battery?

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Why won't my car start after it overheated?

The most common causes of overheating include low coolant level (including that due to sudden large leaks), a faulty thermostat, a plugged radiator, a faulty radiator pressure cap, collapsed hoses, non functioning cooling fans, and a faulty water pump or drive belt.

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Why won't my car go when I push the gas?

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Why won't my car accelerate when I press the gas?

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Why won't my car start even with a jump?

Alternator: If your battery still won't start even after a jump, the alternator could be the culprit.The alternator is responsible for sending energy back to the battery.If it needs to be replaced, you'll know when your battery won't hold a charge.The starter gets your engine going with energy fr...

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Why won't my truck shut off?

If your truck is dieseling or running on, it could be that the fuel is too rich. Try using a lower octane of fuel.

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Why won't my diesel engine shut off?

If the valve is working properly and the vacuum is not being bled off by some leak somewhere in the system - then your engine should shut off quickly.The number one reason for your diesel engine suddenly failing to shut off is loss of vacuum to the fuel injection pump shut-off valve.

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Why won't my bathroom door stay closed?

A door that won't close properly can be very annoying.Usually the solution is adjusting the alignment of the strike plate in relation to the door latch.If that doesn't fix it, loosen the screws on the strike plate and tap the entire plate toward the door opening.

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Why a car engine gets hot after a long ride?

Restricted air flow through radiator.Low on coolant.Faulty fan clutch (if applicable).Faulty electric cooling fan(s) (if applicable).Faulty thermostat.Give us more info such as the year, make, model and engine info.

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Why does my car not heat up when idling?

The engine makes very little heat when idling, and if the thermostat does not close, the engine coolant temperature may drop low enough that you'll get no heat from the heater core.If the coolant level is low in some cars, the water pump may not provide any flow to the heater core at idle.

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How do metals get hot in cars?

Metals get hot in car because it is a good conductor of heat. When sun rays fall on the car, car becomes hot or because of engine's heat.

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Why does hot air come out of my car vents?

Most cars do not have AC vents, only climate control vents.When it's hot out, air is blown over the AC evaporator before it's sent to the cabin.If it's cold the air is blown over a small radiator that takes heat from the engine.The temperature is controlled by the flow over the evaporator or the ...

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Why is my car overheating when the heat is on?

A blown head gasket can be the cause or the result of car overheating issues.Coolant can leak out, air gets sucked in, and the engine temperature needle wraps around to full hot.Plugged heater core.The heat exchanger inside your car that keeps you warm on cold days can cause your engine to overheat.

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Why does the heat blow hot in front and cold in back as there is no temperature switch for hot or cold in 1999 Town and Country LX?

Could be,low on coolant, add coolant and look for leak,plugged up rear heater core, try flushing heater cores,stuck open thermostat, replace stat,

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Why is my heat blowing cold air?

Your furnace may be blowing cold air because the filter is too dirty.A dirty air filter blocks airflow over the furnace's heat exchanger, causing it to overheat.If the pilot light isn't lit, then the furnace's burners won't light, meaning no heat.

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Why does the car radiator never get hot?

If a car's radiator NEVER gets hot, it probably means that water/coolant heated by the engine is not reaching the radiator for some reason.The most likely cause is a thermostat that is stuck in the closed position. It's supposed to open when water circulating in the engine reaches a certain tempe...

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Why doesn't my RC car restart when engine is hot?

What is probably happening is the chamber that surrounds your piston has expanded and you do not have the compression needed to start your engine. Make sure that you roll your piston to BDC (bottom dead center) everytime your vehicle stops. This will prevent your piston sleeve from widening towar...

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Why is my car AC blowing cold and hot air?

Another cause of AC blows cold then warm An overcharged car AC system can start out pumping cold air.But that cold air turns warm fairly soon after because the high side pressures build to the point that the high pressure switch shuts off the compressor clutch.Evacuate and recharge the car AC sy...

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Why does your rim on your car get hot?

The brake discs or drums get hot when you apply the brakes and then the heat transfers out to the rims

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Why my 92 Ford F150 runs good gets hot and shuts off wont start back?

You're losing spark or fuel. Next time it dies check for spark. If you have spark then you have a fuel problem. Start with replacing the fuel filter. If it still dies I would suspect the fuel pump is bad. A fuel pressure test could verify that.

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Why won't my 1990 Chevy Corsica start?

Because a condition exists which needs actual diagnosis to pinpoint. As is, the only info we have to go on is that it won't start.... which could be anything from a bad connection at the battery up to internal engine issues. Without knowing what the car IS doing, there is absolutely no way to nar...

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Why won't my gas pedal work?

there is something wrong with your car

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