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1990 Legacy overheating / no heat in cabin


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#1 moabjunkie

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Posted 04 June 2005 - 06:10 PM

My 1990 Legacy just started overheating. I got the car as a gift a few weeks ago, so I don't know much history on it. When I noticed the temperature gauge rising, I instinctively turned the heat on full blast. But, only cold air came through.
I understand there are a few things I need to check...
1) Heater Control Valve is stuck. I'm not sure where this is. Can anyone help me locate it?
2) Replace the thermostat - always a good place to start.
3) Radiator clogged
4) Heater core clogged

Can anyone offer some advice on where to start, what to knock of first, etc.

THANKS!

#2 99obw

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Posted 04 June 2005 - 06:27 PM

Those are low coolant symptoms, I would start by making sure the coolant is topped off and all of the air is out of the cooling system.




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