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Picture this: it’s 7:45 AM, it snowed tremendously last night, so you've turned your car on to warm up before you leave. After about 15 minutes you are ready to brush off your car and leave. All bundled up, you open your car door expecting a wave of warm air to wash over you, but it doesn’t… What does this mean?!

When living in the Northeast and dealing with subzero temperatures, nothing is worse than the paralyzing moment you realize the heat in your car isn’t working. There are a few possibilities that could lead to this, but before you rush anywhere, do some research to become more knowledgeable on what needs to be fixed in your car.

According to Lifewire, there are four common cooling system problems that could result in your loss of heat for these crucial months. They are as follows:

Stuck thermostat.
Air in the cooling system.
Plugged heater core.
Coolant not flowing through heater core.

Also remember to always check your coolant levels. A lack of coolant or leak in your system can cause problems such as blowing cold air and never heating up.

For more information on common car heater problems and how to stay warm during the problem solving portion, check out https://bit.ly/320CuZk. And remember to always carry a blanket and other emergency supplies in case you’re stuck in an unusual predicament!

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