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Heaterblows cool air my temp gauge showing truck is overheating

Sometimes will blow hot air then gradually get cooler or wont blow hot air at all and now my gauge shwos my truck is overheating and i have it full of antifreeze

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  • eserain Dec 10, 2008

    thankyou

  • bjdickinson Jan 20, 2009

    my heater will stop blowing hot air,the temp. gauge will drop all the way to cool as if you just started the truck,keep running it for a minute or two and the temp. gauge will go to hot and the truck will be over heating, i have already changed the thermostat in it and checked the hose's they are not collapsing,but let it run a minute or so longer and it will be normal,anyone ever ha this problem ?

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Change the thermostate and gasket after you change it let the truck heat up then cool then refill the radiator again after the thermostate opens do not open the radiaator with the truck hot or the upper hose hard

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