Question about 2000 Dodge Grand Caravan
Thermostat stays in blue area, very little heat blowing out
If you mean that the temperature gauge stays in blue area, likely the thermostat is stuck in the open position. Yes>>> change the thermostat. Ues one rated at 195 degrees and don't forget to buy a gasket and some glue to install. When re-filling coolant, fill the system as much as you can through the radiator, Start the engine and run 'till it gets very close to operating temp. Monitor cooant level and add as needed while engine is running, cap off. When close to or at operating temp, turn engine off and wait about two minutes. RE-start engine, run with heater full on and continue filling radiator slowly till it is full. Close cap, drive about 1/4 mile, top off recovery bottle and you should be finished. (while filling, sometimes coolant will back up and spill over. this is normal. keep a pan under car to catch whatever you lost so a cat or dog dosen't drink it.)Check system for leaks... especially in very cold weather, hoses will need a small amount of additional tightening after they are hot.
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