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Auto Mechanics | Services | Car Heater Repair


Car heater repair is a necessary and common repair given our Canadian climate. The heater core is usually in bad shape when it comes to these repairs for a few reasons.

It gets hot inside the car while driving, and therefore breaks down faster than most other parts of your vehicle. Cars get exposed to road de-icing chemicals (salt).

A failed heater blower motor can also mean no heat in your vehicle. This is usually a fault in the power from the car's electrical system.

We believe it's a good idea to check your vehicle's heating system in late spring before the cold comes. No need to come into the garage for this one. Just turn on your heater and see if it blows heat.

Car Heater Motor Repair & Replacement

A common problem customers experience is their car heater stopped working. Did your heater stop blowing heat? If so, a heater blower motor repair might solve the problem and restore the heat back in your car, truck or SUV.

If your car heater is blowing cold air or stopped working completely, head over to our shop for a diagnosis and repair. Other related problems of car heat not working could be the water pump, low coolant, heater core, a stuck thermostat or ac blower

So, how can you tell what repair will get the heat working again? And how much does a car heater motor repair cost? 

We'll answer these questions for you here. Or, if you'd rather just get your heat working, schedule a car heater repair or read on to determine the most probable cause.

Why Did My Car Heater Stop Working?

The most common fix for a car heater blower not working is a heater motor replacement. In some cases the problem can stem from under the hood. Other related causes if your heats not working include:

  • Coolant leak: low coolant supply to the heater core will result in no heat in your car, truck or SUV

  • Heater core repair: a small radiator that controls coolant flow for heat inside the cabin

  • Heater blower motor: no heat blowing inside the cabin

  • Radiator problem: a radiator repair or recore of may correct a no heat problem

  • Faulty HVAC controls and valves: small parts in the car's heating & AC system that can fail

  • Thermostat problem: a stuck or faulty thermostat will not enable the heat to kick in

If your vehicle is warmed up and the vents are blowing cold air, the problem is likely your heater or engine coolant. Your car's heating system uses coolant (antifreeze) from the radiator.

If coolant is low and there's not enough to supply both the engine and the heating system, the engine takes precedence. A more serious problem when your heat is not working is the water pump.

The water pump is responsible for circulating coolant throughout the engine and radiator, if the problem is the pump, coolant runs through the engine rather than the heating system.

Repair or Replace a Car Heater Blower Motor?

Virtually all vehicles on the road today come equipped with a heating and air conditioning system. This is the comfort every driver is used too, until the heater blower motor needs repair. When a vehicle stops blowing air from the vents caused by a bad heater blower motor - replacement is required.

Your car's heater blower is the main electric motor responsible for blowing both hot and cold air out of the vents. If it no longer works or stopped working at certain speeds the problem is likely a heater blower motor repair.

Aside from the discomfort, you might also notice the window defogger stopped working among other issues such as fogged windows and antifreeze smell inside the cabin. Fortunately, if it's a heater blower motor replacement, there are a few signs we describe below that let you know it's time for a repair.

Best Priced Car Heater Repair For All Makes

Don't hesitate to reach out to us to get a quote or schedule a car, truck or SUV heater repair online. Our commitment is to provide you with the most reasonable pricing for a heater repair and ensure that the process is carried out promptly.

Aside from pricing, it's crucial to take into account the warranty provided by the service center when searching for an affordable car heater repair. We take pride in our work and give our customers the assurance in all work performed.

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