Are you wondering why your vehicle’s heat isn’t working Plainfield, Naperville, Bolingbrook, Romeoville, IL, or any surrounding suburbs? It’s kind of cold out, wouldn’t it be nice if you had some heat blowing out the vents instead of cold air?
Reasons Why Your Heat May Not Be Working.
•Low Coolant •Improperly Mixed Coolant •Air Pocket In Your Cooling System •Faulty (Stuck Open) Thermostat •Defective Heater Control Valve •Plugged Heater Core •Inoperative Airflow Control •Electrical Problems •Blown Fuses •Fan Motor •Water Pump •Fans Not Working
Maintain Your Vehicles Cooling System
At Last Chance Auto Repair
No matter what the reason may be our team at Last Chance Auto Repair has all your vehicle’s cooling system needs covered Plainfield, Naperville, Bolingbrook, Romeoville, IL, & beyond. A clean cooling system is a healthy cooling system. A lot of times when your heat isn’t working it’s due to a lack of maintenance a.k.a. preventative maintenance.
One of the #1 reasons hence culprits of why people come to us complaining about not having heat is an issue with their coolant. Either their coolant level is just low or whomever put the coolant in the vehicle didn’t mix it properly. Either way it’s typically an easy fix.
Another common reason that causes vehicles to blow cold air instead of hot is an issue with the thermostat. Have you ever changed your vehicle’s thermostat?
Thermostats can suffer from a multitude of problems. But typically only one will cause your vehicle’s heat to blow out cold? Hence a stuck open engine thermostat. Overtime thermostats like a multitude of other parts are meant to be changed as preventive maintenance.
Another common culprit to your heat blowing out cold air is a clogged heater core. Some shops may say you need a heater core replacement service.
Depending on the condition of the heater core, sometimes this costly service is what needs to be done. But a lot of times you can actually flush the heater core with a mild acid to clean it out to get the heat flowing again. We have all your heater core needs covered!
Your vehicle’s heating system is an extension of your vehicle’s cooling system. A healthy heating/cooling system is important for a few reasons such as providing warmth, it also helps regulate the temperature of your engine. Hence an importance of properly maintaining this system to help ensure a comfortable ride for you and while also preventing overheating, a loss of heat, etc. Questions? Call Last Chance Auto Repair today!