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My durango does not heat up fast enough

I turn it on and it takes forever to heat up. Any ideas.

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  • knarte Dec 17, 2008

    Yeah, it goes pass the 210 mark then goes back down after i have been driving it for about 20 minutes.

  • knarte Dec 17, 2008

    Is this very hard to fix, if I do it myself?

  • Craig Brudner Jan 16, 2009

    did you ever get the heat fixed by messing with the blend mixer door?

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    does the engine reach operating temp?

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Ok then the problem is the air temp control blend door actuator inside the dash. This is a very common complaint on all models since they went to an electric motor operated blend door from the old vacuum motor design.

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

  • yadayada
    yadayada Dec 17, 2008

    in order to get at this blend door part u will need to pull the dash out, a 10-15 hr job.

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