Clearview Tire and Auto Service

1079 North Main Street, Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Heater and Heater Core

If your vehicle has poor heat, little heat or no heat, you have heater problems.

 

The heater core is a small radiator that heats the air entering the passenger compartment to provide heat.  Because of their size, heater cores can plug up easily from dirty coolant.  A leaking heater core will cause the inside of the windshield to steam up.  Another sure sign that the heater core is leaking is the smell.  The coolant smells icky sweet.  Coolant is toxic and the vapors should not be inhaled.

 

An electric motor ( blower motor ) drives a fan ( blower ) which forces air through the heater core and into the passenger compartment.  If your vehicle has little, poor or no heat, IT DOES NOT NECESSARILY MEAN YOU NEED A NEW HEATER CORE.  If the heater core is clogged up, it can sometimes be unclogged.  Sometime the lack of heat can be caused by other things, including a malfunction in the Air Conditioning System.

 

If you have heater or heater core problems, bring your vehicle to Clearview Tire & Auto Service for a correct diagnosis and professional guaranteed repairs which includes our Certified Auto Repair Nationwide Warranty.  We're in Hopkinsville, not far from Ft. Campbell and we've been here since 1952. Most repairs include one year FREE towing and roadside assistance, good 24/7 coast-to-coast. 

See Cooling System Repair and Maintenence for more information.

Services | Nationwide warranty | 24 Hour Roadside Assistance | ABS Anti-lock Brakes | Air Conditioning Service | Air Intake Temperature Sensor | Alternator | Axle repair | Ball Joints | Barometric Pressure Sensor | Batteries, Alternators and Starters | Belts, Hoses, Pulleys and Tensioners | Brake Caliper | Brake Service & Systems | Camshaft Position Sensor | Check Engine / Service Engine Soon Light | Clutch | Clutch Master Cylinder | Clutch Slave Cylinder | Computerized Engine Analysis | Coolant Temperature Sensor | Cooling System Repair & Maintenance | Crankshaft Position Sensor | CV & Drive Axle | Differential Service & Repair | EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) Valve & System | EGR Valve Position Sensor | Engine Repair | Exhaust | Exhaust Pressure Sensor or Transducer | Fuel Filter | Fuel Injection Service | Fuel Pump | Head Gasket | Headlight Restoration | Heater and Heater Core | Knock Sensor | Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) Sensor | Mass Air Flow Sensor / Meter | Master Cylinder (for brakes) | Oil Leaks | Oil Change Service | Oil Pan Gasket | Oxygen Sensor | Power Steering | Radiator | Roadside Assistance | Scheduled Maintenance | Shocks and Struts | Stabilizer Bar, Links and Body Bushings | Starter | Steering and Suspension | Throttle Position Sensor | Timing Belt | Tire Balance | Tire Replacement | Tire Rotation | Tire Truing | Towing & Roadside Assistance | Transmission | Tune-up | Used Car Pre-purchase Inspection | Valve Cover Gasket | Water Pump | Vehicle Service | Wheel Alignment | Wheel Balance | Wheel Bearing | Wheel Cylinder | Wheel Speed Sensor | Window Regulator and Window Glass | Windshield Repair

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Clearview Tire and Auto Service

Main Office
1079 North Main Street
Hopkinsville, KY, 42240

Hours

  • Monday 7:00AM-5:00PM
  • Tuesday 7:00AM-5:00PM
  • Wednesday 7:00AM-5:00PM
  • Thursday 7:00AM-5:00PM
  • Friday 7:00AM-5:00PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

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