Re: Thermostat the cause of no heat?
Possibly.... though the thermostat should be changed as a maintenance item,
anyway. On a car this old, I would consider a restricted heater core as a
"azazel scratch" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I posted a problem with my 1978 Ford Granada last week. Thanks to all
> responders. The air flow does change when I move the lever to vent,
> a/c, heat, and defrost. The hoses into and out of the water valve are
> both hot. I haven't checked the blend door yet but I did remove the
> thermostat. I put it into a pot of water, turned on the burner, and
> found that the thermostat is opening too early - about 160 degrees
> instead of 195 degrees. I am buying a new thermostat today. They're
> only $5 plus $1 for a new gasket. Does this sound like the cause of my
> no heat problem?
> Thank you