What would cause no heat in 98 Lincoln Navigator

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BEDAGGETT
  • 1998 LINCOLN NAVIGATOR
  • 102,000 MILES

I HAVE A 98 5.4 ltr LINCOLN NAVIGATOR THAT BLOWS COLD AIR WHEN HEATER IS ON. HOSES DONT GET HOT, NEW THERMO, NEW CAP, FLUSHED RADIATOR, AIR BURP AND ENGINE NEVER REACHS TEMP. NO LEAKING OR OVER HEATING

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 11:30 PM

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Tiny
KHLOW2008
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Check for a clogged heater core. Try back flushing it to see if it clogged.

The other thing to check would be the air mix doors. Ensure they are opening and closing correctly.

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 11:34 PM
Tiny
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BACK FLUSHING TOMORROW, BUT WITH THE BLEND DOOR WLDNT BOTH HOSES BE HOT

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Saturday, March 3rd, 2012 AT 12:02 AM
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Yup, you are correct about that, so flushing the heater should be the thing to do first.

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Saturday, March 3rd, 2012 AT 12:22 AM
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He is flushing tomorrow thanks any thing else no matter how small thanks

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Saturday, March 3rd, 2012 AT 2:07 AM
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Since both hoses are not hot, I believe the passage is clogged somewhere and as thermostat had been replaced with no overheating issues, I have nothing to add to the above.

Just ensure the coolant level is correct and there are no air trapped in system after the replacement of thermostat etc.

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Saturday, March 3rd, 2012 AT 11:39 AM
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BEDAGGETT
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THE MECHANIC HASNT HAD TIME SINCE LAST WEEKEND TO WORK ON MY CAR 3 WEEKS NOW AND ALL HAS BEEN FINISHED IS SUSPENSION NEEDLESS TO SAY ALITTLE FRUSTRATED BUT TOOK IT TO UNCLE (MECHANIC) AND HE IS SAVING ME A LOT OF MONEY SO I CANT REALLY LOOK A GIFT HORSE IN THE BUTT CAN I. THAT IS LIFE I SUPPOSE. BUT THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT AND HELP

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 AT 4:00 PM
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GAEL
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DI'd the problem got fix by just flushing the heater core?
Thanks.

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Monday, December 21st, 2015 AT 10:57 PM
Tiny
2CARPROS KEN
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Hello,

This problem is with the blend door actuator gears being stripped out which will not move the temperature door. Here is a guide and some diagrams to help you get the problem fixed, you can get the part from amazon.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/replace-blend-door-motor

Please let me know what happens so it will help others.

Best, Ken

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Thursday, January 19th, 2017 AT 7:01 AM
Tiny
DSTODDARD
  • 1998 LINCOLN NAVIGATOR

Air Conditioning problem
1998 Lincoln Navigator V8 Four Wheel Drive Automatic

My truck blows out hot air when the a/c is on. It will blow out cold air in the back of the truck but not the front. Also in the winter it will not blow out heat, but it will blow heat in the rear.

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Thursday, January 19th, 2017 AT 7:02 AM (Merged)
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RASMATAZ
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Check and inspect the air mix/blend/mode doors to include vacuum and actuators and the HVAC contol module. Its not gonna be an easy job

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Thursday, January 19th, 2017 AT 7:02 AM (Merged)
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IGOT12
  • 1998 LINCOLN NAVIGATOR
  • 140,000 MILES

1st I had Air & Heat. Then I had air & heat, but only really cold or really hot (no in between). Then I only had really hot, no air. Then I had no heat. Then I would get heat again, but only if I turned the air conditioning on. Then I would get heat using the air or the heater. Now I'm back to no heat. Please help.

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Thursday, January 19th, 2017 AT 7:02 AM (Merged)
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The temperature is controlled by the use of an air mix door that is operated by an electric motor/actuator. This door can be jammed or the actuator can be inoperative or have stripped plastic gears internally.

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Thursday, January 19th, 2017 AT 7:02 AM (Merged)
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RAQUEL
  • 1998 LINCOLN NAVIGATORLINCOLN NAVIGATOR

I HAVE A 1999 LINCOLN NAVIGATOR WITH 102,000 MILES. THERE IS NO HEAT. I TURN THE GAUGE UP TO 90 DEGREES AND I GET IS COLD AIR. THE THERMOSTAT IS GOOD. THE HOSES ARE GOOD AND I AM NOT SURE WHAT ELSE TO DO.
CAN YOU PLEASE LET ME KNOW WHAT MY PROBLEM MAY POSSIBLY BE AND THE CHARGE.

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Thursday, January 19th, 2017 AT 7:02 AM (Merged)
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Blend door motor
do you here clicking
door is not opening for the hot air to enter the truck

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Thursday, January 19th, 2017 AT 7:02 AM (Merged)
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JOHNSISON
  • 2000 LINCOLN NAVIGATOR

Heater problem
2000 Lincoln Navigator V8 All Wheel Drive Automatic

My navigator will not produce any heat. The compressor will run in AC and cool properly. I am not sure if it is a fuse, vacuum or sensor.

Thanks for your help

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Thursday, January 19th, 2017 AT 7:03 AM (Merged)
Tiny
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Check the thermostat, heater core and heater control valve.

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Thursday, January 19th, 2017 AT 7:03 AM (Merged)

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