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 Post subject: EF heater just stopped working...............
Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2010 1:57 am 
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Heater wouldn't go hot on the way home tonight... bloody cold.

I've done a quick search and couldn't find anything that helped...

Heater box stuffed?
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 Post subject: Re: EF heater just stopped working...............
Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2010 3:02 am 
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check vacuum lines near washer bottle are still connected, and down on the heater tap too.
possibly heater tap stuffed or maybe vent door in dash lh lower section has broken, behind glovebox
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Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2010 3:59 am 
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i had this problem on my EF. turned out to be a broken heater tap. (vacuum diaphragm broke)

 

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 Post subject: Re: EF heater just stopped working...............
Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:30 pm 
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Well that sounds better than the heater box itself...

I'm heading round to Matt's today so will have a look at it then.
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 Post subject: Re: EF heater just stopped working...............
Posted: Thu Apr 15, 2010 12:27 am 
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Fixed...

I'm an idiot...

Serviced the car today and poured 6-7 litres of coolant into the cooling system......
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