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No heat It has antifreeze, and it starts to get warm then it just starts getting cold again. What else could be wrong?

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sounds like you need more antifreeze , make sure fluid is at proper line on overflow tank

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I have a 99 oldsmobile alero 2.4 engine. it froze up. i drained it after it thawed and filled w antifreeze and water. now its overheating and heater is blowing cold air. what could be wrong?


check the oil and see if there is water/antifreeze in there, the oil will be milky, if it is you will need to rebuild the motor or else get another depending on what froze up. Also, something else may still be frozen up, park the car inside a heated garage and let it warm up for a few hours and then try run it again, there may be ice blocking the coolant from getting to the motor from the radiator.

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Now this depends on year of vehicle as the flap that covers the heater core could be not working correctly so check the vacumn lines first ,if appear ok then drain the antifreeze and keep in a bucket ,now refill with water from tap and then add some caustic soda say about a cup then start engine and leave running for a while if still no heat then give it a good run and after about 20 or so miles the heater will start to warm up ,then take it home again and remove the bottom hose and give it a good flush out removing the heater hoses and flushing that as well both ways plus into the engine as well via the engine side of the heater hoses then when it comes out clean and no caustic then refill with the antifreeze and away you go nice and warm ,nothing worse than a cold car

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sounds like the thermostat might be stuck open. the engine uses hot antifreeze to heat up the inside of the car if the thermostat is stuck open all of the antifreeze will be circulating all the time and it will take a long time to heat up. I would try to replace the thermostat

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Changed a frost plug on a 99 jeep cherokee and used new antifreeze and now gettin lil warm instead off hot heat inside ...why?


You have an air bubble in the coolant system. When the engine is cold, loosen the radiator cap to the first notch. Start the engine and warm to operating temperature. Turn the engine off and top off the radiator and overflow tank. Tighten the radiator cap and allow to completely cool down. After the engine is cold again, top off the overflow tank. The heater should work properly.
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Feb 01, 2011 | 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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My heater starts heating & then it suddenly quits & starts only blowing cold air. Is my heater core also clogged or is it something esle?


I'm thinking your cooling system has air in it. If you have recently drained and refilled the radiator, then that is probably what's wrong. I'll be brief, and tell you how to get rid of the air. Put the heater control on hot, fan off. Remove radiator cap. Start engine, let it warm up. Watch the coolant level in the radiator, when the thermostat opens the coolant level will drop. Add antifreeze to bring it back up to full. It will drop again. Add more antifreeze. Continue to do this until the coolant level no longer drops and the coolant is flowing good. Put the radiator cap back on. and see if the heater is working better.

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We get NO heat when the car is idling. We we use the remote start the motor warms up but there is NO heat to the car. When we start driving then we get normal heat, until we stop at a stop light...then brr...


check your antifreeze level. It's probably low. if you add to it and it doesn't fix it you may have air in the system. Wait for the car engine to cool, remove radiator cap and start engine. the fluid will start coming up and you should see bubbling. Shut engine off before it overflows. if you didn't see any bubbling there likely wasn't any air in the system. if there was bubbling fill the antifreeze to fill line again and repeat process until no more bubbling. make sure to let engine cool before taking off cap.

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change your coolent...and do a back fulsh on your heater core that should do the trick..

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Hey,

I just replaced my thermostat in my car due to the same problem. Except mine was a 92. I figured I'd start with the thermostat and antifreeze. Then the heating core. Now I have heat.

But yet I still have no heat on the windshield.

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when you mean cranks do you mean the blower runs or heat comes out for 5 sec,if its the latter than the heatcore is plugged or water pump is weak if its the water pump then increasing the rpm's the heat will warm up,look into the overflow tank or radiator and if anything looks like pudding than someone has mixed orange and green antifreeze and plugged up the cooling system

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