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Old 12-25-2012, 01:30 PM
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Vehicle: 1995 Dodge Ram B2500 Van
Trim Level: SLT - 2500
Color: Deep Molten Pearl Coat, Silver, Grey
Engine: 1994-2001 318ci (5.2L) Magnum V8 220hp
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Originally Posted by panhead View Post

These Magnums have no valve except for a thermostat.
The engine has only the thermostat. But when you connect the heating system there is a heater valve. If the heater valve is open the hot coolant will get directed to the heater core. I have had instances where I left the temperature selector to heat and drove for hours and I never once reached temperature.
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