May 5, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Does the system blow cold from any vent? My last car was a 2008 G35 and it heated quick, but not this quick. Locate them and just switch on the heater in the car and tap them with a spanner not hard and then see if it improve, they sometimes get sticky but worse case is go to scrapyard and buy them, they are a plug and play replacement. January 20, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: If it is cold out, the climate control may be limiting the temp. I noticed it also shortly after I purchased mine and thought that was a really smart feature. You can check cooling system pressure with a gauge to test the water pump. If so, check that there is hot coolant entering the heater core. It sounds like you are referring to the meater core.
It sounds like the valve is being held in the wrong position. I can also hear a noise in the front of back of the engine air that sounds like something trying to move, then stops, then again 10 seconds? Can I disconnect heater valve and put in a y connector and it work January 21, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Sure, but you will have heat at all times. It doesn 't increase its speed. And can I buy th rubber boot's for the heater value instead of buying the whole value? December 16, 2012 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the tip for our readers - Nick at Pelican Parts DanaT Comments: I have a 2002 325i wagon with an intermittent heat problem. Is a pressure test in order? We are also constantly updating our Valeo parts selection to give you the best possible selection of parts. Could this be an issue with my heater valves being stuck? I am only getting heat on the passengers side of the vehicle and cold air on the drivers side.
Took the car to a service station and got it filled. You need to be very careful when doing this as you don't want to damage the copper cables that run through the casing from the connector. Could be low coolant flow to the heater core or a blend door issue. When the gas was filled, it immedaitely started blowing cold air, which was good news, however, the mechanc made a note and said that the core has a leak just by placing his nose close to the vents. This immediately brought heat into the cabin, confirming that our valve is operational, and our thermostat is cycling coolant correctly through the system, as well as being bled correctly.
See if both sides of the hoses are getting hot. Tom But doesn't a heat pump revert to a back-up usually electric resistance heat source when temps are below freezing? With the pins out of the housing you can attach a water hose to the inlet valve on the housing and flush the valve unit. Is this the heater core leak? If replacing the blend door, I believe the heater housing has to be removed, which means removing the dashboard. If there is anything you cannot find in our catalog please and our knowledgeable customer service team will help you locate the part you need, fast. November 26, 2013 Followup from the Pelican Staff: You're going to need a new valve.
This is a bit difficult as the rubber is usually dry spraying the rubber with wd40 will help. This is the closest I've come to a possible solution but the symptoms are slightly different. The next and second hurdle was pulling out the dash metal bar. To confirm the problem, the basic troubleshooting is required. I have what appears to be a water leak in the passenger footwell but think this is unrelated. If it is, suspect a restricted heater core.
November 7, 2013 Followup from the Pelican Staff: The connector may be dirty. I will only get hot air if I rev the engine above 2000 rpm. November 7, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: More likely a mode door. Thanks John At which Leo Haese are you? I recently bled the radiator for air bubbles but still have the same problem. I won't even go into that 1. They all started falling apart with such ease. January 21, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Check that the coolant level is Ok and there is no air trapped in the system.
You might be able to see it if you remove some lower panels under the dash board - Kerry at Pelican Parts Rich Comments: Hi there heres my problem. This will give you more room. This information is only a summary. Air should rise to the top and get trapped there. If water valve has a spring is not that always closed? I know the oil temp takes forever to get warm but that's understandable. Your help will be greatly appreciated as this vehicle has managed to surprise mechanics of all sorts to date and my wallet.
I didn't see any mention in the manual but the manual is lacking for sure. It never occured to me then that the foul smells that I smelt earlier were actually the refrigerant leaking and not the rat excrement. If the system will not hold pressure and there are no external leaks the head gasket may be faulty. . Driver side is working very well.
Once replacing the thermostat, and inspecting the heater core valve to see it was clean and in good condition, the system was filled, and bled only to see the car was still not getting proper heating. Locate them and just switch on the heater in the car and tap them with a spanner not hard and then see if it improve, they sometimes get sticky but worse case is go to scrapyard and buy them, they are a plug and play replacement. The water pump was replaced three weeks ago, however I am missing the multi function display panel however the wires are still inplace under the computer panel. Was getting anxiety just looking at them! Once everything is put back in place top up the water in your radiator as you would have lost some when you disconnected the hoses etc. If you can splice them back together, I would do that.
The next logical path of correction was to understand how the heater control valve receives its signal. January 5, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: The coolant pump could be faulty or there could be a restriction in the heater core. First of all you need to disconnect the power and the three hoses that go to the valves. August 29, 2012 Followup from the Pelican Staff: If engine temp is fine your head gasket is okay. First need to make sure you have eliminated all the other options. Can i use a hose pipe and put in on the one side of pipe that goes to heater core to flush it? I have tried all the fixes. I wasn't really talking about a block heater, but rather an electric heater simply to heat up the inside of the car? The rear light message could be due to the incorrect bulb.