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How to Remove and Replace a Heater Control Valve
The heater valve is integral to a vehicle’s cooling system. Replacing one requires a new valve, some basic tools, and fresh coolant.

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Does my 2012 Ford Escape have a heater control valve?
Hi there, thank you for asking about your 2012 Ford Escape. To answer your question, no, your vehicle does not have a heater control valve. Hot coolant will continually move through the heater core as long as the engine is...
Heater control valve
Hello. Typically the heater control valve is in the underhood area mounted near or on the engine compartment firewall. In that location just look for the valve plumbed into what are typically 3/4 flexible rubber heater hoses (often "molded" hoses),...
There is no heat blowing out of the inside vents.
No heat from the vents can be caused by a few different things. A few things I would check are the thermostat and heater control valve, as these are two components that control flow to the heater. If the thermostat...
Heater Core Replacement
Hi, thanks for your question. I'd be happy to help. If you follow the direction to remove the heater core, you will have to remove the rear floor duct to remove heater core cover. To get the rear floor duct...
Where is the heater control valve located?
The heater control valve is located in the engine compartment, on the firewall. From the illustration, it appears to be either in the middle of the firewall, towards the top, or on the passenger side. There will be a couple...
Bad car thermostat
Hi there. The heating control valve or thermostat is responsible for sending recently heated coolant from the cooling tubes and to your heater core. As long as you keep your heater turned "off", it shouldn't impact the operation of your...
Engine overheats, heater blows out cold air, coolant boils in radiator
Sounds like multiple problems here. I would first correct the "no heater" scenario. This is likely the heater control valve not allowing what is clearly hot water into the heater core. The reason for correcting this first is that it...

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