When driving it's heating up inside the cab through the dash vents, the heater is OFF and it's set to cold. Why is this happening???

Asked by Jun 03, 2014 at 09:22 AM about the 2003 Ford Bantam

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Very frustrating on hot days because of the heat.

9 Answers

115

Replace your heat valve, if you open your bonnet then you will see it on your left side two water pipes is connected to it.

11 out of 11 people think this is helpful.
40

Similar problem and have replaced my heater box as well as the one that goes into the motor with no better results.

4 out of 4 people think this is helpful.

same problem for long time - replaced heater valve now some times the aircon makes cold but if i stop and go in n shop and get back it wil be stuck on warm air coming out - need any advice as i drive in town hole day

7 out of 7 people think this is helpful.
30

I know this thread is old, but I have the same issue as durand, replaced heater valve a few times now, the aircon works perfectly until you stop somewhere for a few seconds/mins and when the car is started again, hot air is all that you feel. I suspect that it may be the heather control pot, in the cabin, but I am looking for a cheap used replacement to test my theory, Ford want R6k just for that lot.

3 out of 3 people think this is helpful.
80

I have the same problem. Is it possible to disable it completely. I would rather dress up warm in winter than put up with this

8 out of 8 people think this is helpful.
70

Yes I found a temp sulotoins. At least iets cols and not hot. Won't cost you any thing. Whatzapp me. 082 308 4605. And the guy that want to test. Change the pod. Have an ide whots faulty and its not the heater valve.

8 out of 8 people think this is helpful.
140

I have the same problem on a bantam 2007 1.3i and am forced to drive with my windows open to reduce the heat.....may somebody come up with solution please..... I have replaced heater valve, and was fine for few weeks, then started heating up.

14 out of 14 people think this is helpful.

What can I do experience the same problem stated above

30

HAD THE SAME PROBLEM, DISCONECTED THE PIPES RUNNING INTO THE HEAT VALVE. JOIN THEM TOGETHER AND THE COLD WATER NO LONGER GOES INSIDE THE CAB BUT CIRCULATE OUTSIDE

3 out of 3 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Bantam

Looking for a Used Bantam in your area?

CarGurus has thousands of nationwide listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Search Ford Bantam Questions

Ford Bantam Experts

#1 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 700
#2 Janus Welgemoed
Janus Welgemoed
Reputation 450
#3 MrRocket12
MrRocket12
Reputation 440
View All