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Even after fully warmed up my Taurus's heater only blows luke warm air. I've checked the anti-freeze level, the hose is fine, I'm stumped. This seems like it is going to be a big job if I have to remove the dash and replace the heater. Any thoughts. Thanks!
 

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There are shortcuts that cut the job down to around 2-3 hrs. Just check youtube for "taurus heater core". If it's a Vulcan go ahead and replace the water pump and flush the system too.
 

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You might try flushing out the heater core (in both directions) with it disconnected from the cars plumbing, and replacing your thermostat first before tackling a core change.
 

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Give this a try f you are still having problems. I have done everything short of replacing the heater core still no heat. Then I tried this and I have heat again. However, when you first turn the water on make sure you don't turn it on full blast. After doing this a few times and making sure the water looks clear you should be good to go.
http://www.taurusclub.com/forum/98-...29385-writeup-clinton-gen-3-heater-flush.html
 
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