Heater Core Failure?

Answer Cars use a heating system in order to heat the vehicle cabin. A heat exchanger called a heater core is used for this function. A heater core can fail for a number of reasons.

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Heater Core Failure Symptoms?

All vehicle heating systems use heater cores, which are similar to small radiators in shape and function, to perform basic heater system operations. Heater core failure can cause a variety of heate... Read More »

Can a Heater Core be Leaking by the Heater Hose?

A heater core is a radiator-like device located inside the passenger cabin of a vehicle. The core is heated by hot engine coolant. Both the heater core and the heater hoses may leak due to wear or ... Read More »

How to Put in a Heater Core?

The heater core is one of the primary parts of your vehicles heater. Hot coolant passes through the heater core much in the same way it passes through the radiator and a small fan blows on the heat... Read More »

How to Tell If Your Heater Core is Going Bad?

The heater core acts as a miniature radiator to allow antifreeze to flow through the thermostat to run the heating system. If the heater core is bad, the antifreeze won't pass through it and the he... Read More »