Question about 2002 Dodge Caravan
My 2002 dodge caravan will not heat up while just sitting. Temp guage goes up to normal but cold air blows out until i start to drive away and then it heats up. But when i stop cold air blows out untill i start moving again
That was a common complaint a few years back, due to the fact that the heater core is a little too much higher than the engine, which requires that extra push it gets when engine RPM's increase. One thing I did do on my Caravan was remove my hoses to the heater core, and use a small external pump with hoses to circulate C.L.R. through my core for a while, then let it sit with CLR in the core overnight.Next day I circulated it through again, both ways by reversing hoses, and then re-attached hoses, bled air out of system, and notice quite an improvement in heat at idle. Once cleaned out, the heater core allowed coolant flow through it better at idle. If your stumped by explanation, take it to an automotive shop, or a Rad shop, and get a quote on flushing that core out for you. I recommend the CLR, but it might be too time consuming for you , but a flush will probably show some noticeable improvement.
Posted on Nov 23, 2008
a 6ya Mechanic can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Mechanic (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 28, 2015 | 2002 GMC Yukon XL
Feb 19, 2015 | 2004 Dodge Durango
Jan 15, 2010 | 2002 Dodge Grand Caravan
Jan 05, 2010 | 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier Coupe
Dec 11, 2009 | 2000 Dodge Caravan
Jan 21, 2009 | 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan
Dec 22, 2008 | 2000 Dodge Caravan
Dec 22, 2008 | 2002 Nissan Sentra
Oct 04, 2016 | 2002 Dodge Caravan
2,313 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: