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2005 nissan altima 2.5 liter heating problem. car will not heat when ideling only when i drive it or rev it up.dealership said it was a air pocket in the radiator took it home next day same problem. it has only 28k miles on it can u please help

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  • markthecat88 Jan 06, 2009

    just a quick Q? i have 2005 2.5 liter nissan altima is it ok to run green antifreeze in it the dealer said it would be fine is this true

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Do you hear a sloshing noise coming from your glove compartment? If so, they did not completely remove tha air pocket. I had the same problem. Jacked up the front of my car and started the motor. Removed the radiator cap while still cool, and topped of the coolant. Then as the motor warmed up, the air bubbled out of the radiator. Once the bubbling stopped, reinstalled the cap and all is good.

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