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Heating problems I have a 2010 Dodge Nitro that hasn't heated well since new. We took it in for warranty three times, having the thermostat replaced, the heater core pulled and cleaned, and the blending door checked. I have not checked the parts myself because of warranty. The only time we can get the car warm is while traveling at high rpm, (interstate, hwy, etc). I know the cooling system is moving freely. Any suggestions on what else could be wrong with the system?

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Check for air in the cooling system - tighten carefully all hoses especially ones by expansion tank. If motor on cool down sucks in air instead of water an air bubble could restrict the flow of coolant into the heater core.

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SOURCE: Cool air blowing from heater, even when on high.

if the heater core is bad, it will leak or not flow water. even tho you can "hear" the blend door working, it may not be actually moving inside the box. check to see if the actuator is connectd to the blend air door. You may be hearing the actuator moving but not the door.

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Was the sludge Orange or more of a tan or brown colour? If there is a tan or brown colour sludge in the rad, this usually indicates a head gasket leak. I would flush out the cooling system and be sure that there is good coolant flow through the rad ( you should be able to see the coolant moving in the rad with the rad cap off and engine running) as well as no air locks in the cooling system. Feel the heater hoses at the fire wall with the engine at opperating temp. The hoses should be hot and close to the same temp. If not then there is a flow problem or a plugged heater core. hope this helps..Good luck.

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SOURCE: heater problem / engine over heating 5.7 hemi 2004

Test for blown head gaskets, combustion gases can be tested at the radiator neck with engine running

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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SOURCE: 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9 liter 4 WD - Having heat

is water flou ower the heater you must let the air out from the radiator

Posted on Nov 18, 2010

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SOURCE: No heat in 2001 dodge

if your radiator is leaking then i would say you are low on coolant. the heater wont work when the coolant is low. i would see what happens when you get the new radiator in tomarrow.

Posted on Dec 14, 2010

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