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Old 10-05-2012, 01:11 AM
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recently I've been needing to use the defroster on the truck. almost instantly my window fogs up stupid badly, to the point I'm having to scrub the fog/crap off the inside of my windows, all windows. no matter the temp inside or outside, or heat from the vents manage to fix it, the only solution is scrubing the windows with a course towel, which only is a temp solution, within 5 minutes its creeping back up the windows.

any ideas? never had a issue like this, I'm thinking heater core? I know when I trashed my water pump the heat always smelled like coolant, but it never caused the window fogging.
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the vents in the climate controls are not functioning correctly
they direct the air from the floor, windshield, or right at you

there are youtube videos, that cover the trouble shooting
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just watched most of the Dodge ones. didn't really pinpoint an issue. I don't want to dive head first at the heater core if it isn't my culprit. I have heat so I know its flowing and not clogged.
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Sure sounds like a leaking heater core to me. Pressure testing the cooling system and verifying there are no leaks in the eingine compartment will help verify this.
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are you referring to the AC lines under the hood?
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No. A cooling system pressure test that reveals a leak that cannot be located in the engine compartment points toward a leaking heater core.
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ok. I'm following now. thanks for the help.
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