"trainfan1" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Jurgen van Osch wrote:
> > Who know where to look for?
> > I have a Taurus '99 and there is no heat coming into my car.
> > The AC works OK and the fan is blowing normal.
> > The engine temp is normale and there is enough "water" in the system.
> > If I turn the switch to cool it get cooler so it look the switch is
> > too.
> > The system did work normal last winter.
> > Jurgen.
> ...old water pump on the left.
> might be a good reason...
Your web page explanation of the problem left off something very important.
The water pump is not the cause of the problem, only a symptom. A poorly
designed cooling system was the problem.
The TSB issued for the problem had the dealer install a bypass kit that
re-routed the coolant in order to correct a condition where the water would
cavitate instead of flow. This cavitation caused massive amounts of
I just learned about all this Saturday when I forked over $950 for
installation of the bypass kit, all new freeze plugs and a new water pump.
The second pump in 13 months. My daughter arrived home from college on
Wednesday trailing a plume of steam behind her. Luckily the freeze plugs
didn't give way till she was a block from the house.