heat - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ General Discussion Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 01-19-2009, 06:54 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 19
heat

Did a little searching and found all the routes to explore just wondering if someone had the same problem or knows the exact answer>>

have a 98 sport, used to get heat as soon as the temp needle hit the white line between 100 and 210 (155??) and the engine temp would continue to climb to 210.

Recently lost hot heat (have luke warm heat) and noticed the temp only reaches about 200 maybe a little less.

Any one know the exact problem or am I looking forward to exploring the water pump, hoses, thermostat, radiator in the least expensive order?

I put a new water pump in 40K ago, and ran some radiator leak stuff through it at the same time to stop the leak.

Thank you. Aaron

abecker is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-19-2009, 07:03 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
autogyver's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: MOUNTAINS WESTERN N.C.
Posts: 96
well leak stop also plugs core in heater core slowing down coolant flow.if you have a 195 degree thermostat which should have been factory it starts to open around 185 and is fully open around 205. Make sure your coolant level is full and if that does not help change thermostat and flush heater core while you have the coolant drained. oh ya welcome to the WF...

__________________
CAN'T NEVER COULD & WON'T NEVER WILL !!!!!:
autogyver is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-19-2009, 10:35 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
chesterspl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Smoking in the Garage
Posts: 162
Send a message via Yahoo to chesterspl
Check your coolant level as autogyver suggested, then flush as needed. Could be a double flusher that's the problem I always have, ohh sorry we are talking about your JEEP
__________________
"Waking up early pulling double shifts is going make an old man of me long before I ever get rich"
chesterspl is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-20-2009, 03:00 PM   #4
Jeeper
 
snwchris's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: NE Ohio
Posts: 1,716
Check your radiator fluid level as well as the fluid in your over flow bottle.

Also check to see if you have a vacuum heater hose line that might be hanging free in the engine compartment, mine is on driver side towards rear of engine, looks like this.

__________________
98TJ / Hi-Lined / Zip Lockers / 35s


Family Rig / Tow Rig: 08 Tundra & 16ft Trailer
snwchris is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-28-2009, 10:56 AM   #5
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 19
Thanks for the responses! hoping to find time before the supergame ....but then again it took me this long just to get back on the forum will post up anything I find.

Aaron
abecker is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
No Heat? squeaks TJ Tech Forum 34 04-02-2009 05:57 PM
Problem with heat orange05tj TJ Tech Forum 4 01-16-2009 01:21 PM
heat help...? nregas1 TJ Tech Forum 8 03-01-2008 01:41 AM
Wow I didn't think it put out this much heat blueroo General Jeep Discussion 6 02-23-2008 12:48 AM
Heat memsimba TJ Tech Forum 5 01-15-2006 08:25 PM



Download our Mobile App

» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:14 AM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC