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Old 12-05-2012, 04:42 PM   #17
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Sounds like a case of a neglected, ghetto repaired car.
Glad you have a solution within the customer's budget to make the heating work.
I won't be surprised if the heater core is clogged either by a precipitate (improper coolant mix, hard water, etc.) or by a "magic" sealant (if they tried to fix a radiator leak in the past).

There is a lot of animosity on this forum about what mechanics charge us for car repairs, but we don't see what you guys have to deal with sometimes.
I don't think I'd like to work on cars like this one, no matter what they'll pay...

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