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11-01-2011 05:24 PM
Tonycrd Second that. Look in the radiator. Put the overflow bottle level at full.
11-01-2011 04:45 PM
Skyhawk32 Check the antifreeze level and keep an eye on it. Every time I smell antifreeze in any vehicle it has been a heater core.
11-01-2011 04:39 PM
2 possible problems...Looking for advice

I have owned my TJ for just about a month now and I have two things that are bothering me. I have known that my heat doesnt get very hot at all. At most it gets warm. Today the outside temp was around 50 degrees and my heat would only blow out at about 80 which to me felt luke warm. I also notice a slight smell of what might be antifreeze when I have my dash vents on. Is it possible that my heater core is leaking? I don't notice anything leaking on the floor and nothing under the jeep.
My 2nd thing is that I noticed that my radiator hose coming from the radiator going to what I believe is the T-stat (pardone my lack of knowledge) doesnt feel like it has anything flowing through it. My jeep is a 99 with a 2.5Land doesnt overheat and the temp stays under 210 all the time, whether I am sitting in traffic or cruising at 55, it doesnt get hot. I have been driving this jeep all over town even when the outside temp was 80 it doesnt overheat. Anyone see any potential issues with this?


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