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Old 09-26-2006, 12:52 PM   #1
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The Heater Sucks (no not literally)

My heater is far from being adequate in my 95 2.5L. I didn't know if this was a common problem or if maybe mine just has something wrong somewhere. I don't have an ac unit or direct vents for the heat, but I would still think that small amount of airspace would not be all that difficult to eventually heat up. Any ideas?

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Old 09-26-2006, 04:41 PM   #2
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I have experienced the same on mine. ('95yj). I got one of those air scoops for the cowl vent and will see if that helps move more air through the system when it gets cold. I also thought of leaving my windjammer on during the winter, so I would be heating only about half the space. The only problem with that is access to the rear for gear. I haven't had my rear seat in since I bought the jeep.

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Old 09-26-2006, 09:46 PM   #3
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I realize the heater in the YJ is not the same as my Tahoe.

You mean it"s supposed to do something other than burn your feet or off?
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Old 09-27-2006, 06:03 AM   #4
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yeah the windjammer thing is on my mind too, but with the amount of air that thing lets by I couldn't see how it would be any better. I'm looking into a mojave heater (or other external unit) that I could mount somewhere out of the way. I'm just always concerned with space/cost/looks/effectiveness. Anyways, so my system is fine?
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Old 09-27-2006, 06:32 AM   #5
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Unless you have a leaking heater core or your blower doesn't work at all your system should be fine. Hey you are in Texas, YOU DON'T NEED NO STINKIN HEAT.
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Old 09-27-2006, 02:50 PM   #6
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If you can't BBQ your feet ... through a pair of bullhide boots ... with the heater set on low ... in a YJ, that thing is BROKEN.
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Old 09-27-2006, 11:41 PM   #7
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Ya I have to turn mine off to stay warm. That thing works to good!
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Old 09-30-2006, 08:19 PM   #8
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my heater works great becides the fact that you cook your feet. but i found that putting it on defrost with the heat will do the job without cookin your feet

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