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Old 12-19-2008
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Fixed My Heat!!!

i had no heat for the past month and its been around 30 degrees daily

changed thermostat
topped off radiator
got nothing....


i mentioned my problem to my grandad and he said to take it to the car wash and flush the heater core...

i flushed it and chunks came out

cost me a whole dollar and now i've got so much heat i gotta take my jacket off when i drive more than 10 min


just thought i'd mention this helpful hint to anyone having similar problems
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You flushed your heater core in a car wash???
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lol...yeah

i needed high pressure
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Hey, if it worked.....it worked.
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lol...yeah

i needed high pressure
Nice lol
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nice you fixed it. trying get my head around this... so you disconnected 2 hoses that go to the core and stuck the high pressure washer wand into it and fired away?
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idk if i would ever use a pressure washer but its always good to flush the heater box i just use the garden hose
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idk if i would ever use a pressure washer but its always good to flush the heater box i just use the garden hose

+1, usually just flushing water in the opposite direction of the regular flow will work the parts out. Like cleaning a K&N or something, you wont blast water through the filter, you'll push the crap out the way it came in.
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I wish there was a video from the car wash!
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nice you fixed it. trying get my head around this... so you disconnected 2 hoses that go to the core and stuck the high pressure washer wand into it and fired away?
thats exactly what i did
just back and forth into each hose until the water came out clear
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How many miles do you have on your car?
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