Can a heater coil make my 2003 Taurus run hot


Asked by Nov 28, 2015 at 10:46 PM about the 2003 Ford Taurus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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No. Running the heater can help cool off an overheated engine but the heater coil is not part of the regular cooling system.

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Robert Eason

Only if your heater coil is leaking

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Bob Beaman

Uhhhh, it's heater "core" or "heli"-coil. Now are you talking about a heater core or helical coil? One heats the interior of the car and the other is a mechanical thread repair device. I'm confused and old, but the old part is not your fault. The answer is a strong maybe.

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