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Old 10-27-2009, 01:04 AM
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Ok so i have 2000 1500 with the 5.9. I just noticed as it has been getting colder that when I have my heat on and the fan at full tilt that when i come to a stop it stops blowing hot air and blows cool air. I then tried slowly reving up the engine and it will start to blow hot air but then once it gets back to an idle it blows cool air. So i popped the hood and felt the radiator hose only to find that it was luke warm at best after i hadd been driving for about 15 minutes home. The engine temp guage said it was at about 200. Any ideas?
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Your thermostat may need to be replaced...That hose should def be more than luke warm after the engine has been running for 15mins...
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Have you checked your coolant level, if low fill to the proper level. If problem persists, could be a bad thermostat. Last time I had an issue such as that, it turned out to be a bad head gasket. But my coolant level kept going down.
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Cheapest thing is the thermostat . It's a little tough to change . Just keep your cool . Any questions let me know . Done plenty of them .
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Have you checked your coolant level, if low fill to the proper level. If problem persists, could be a bad thermostat. Last time I had an issue such as that, it turned out to be a bad head gasket. But my coolant level kept going down.
I have plenty of coolant and my radiator doesnt even get warm. Also when i squeeze the hose it feels like there isnt anything that is even in it
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Do the thermostat like mentioned up there and go from there , if that doesnt do it might be something wrong with the water pump.
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