Mechanics

DODGE DAKOTA COOLANT PROBLEM

1996 Dodge Dakota • 179 miles

I changed the thermostate and had good heat now nothing and I have no pressure in my radiator. I open The cap nd no air or pressure releases
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Nfpkids
December 9, 2012.



Two possibllities thermostat in backwatrds or system not full of coolant


Docfixit
Dec 9, 2012.
The pin side up rite is their a certian way it faces its my first one so I dnt know a hell of. A lot about them
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Nfpkids
Dec 9, 2012.
Spring to block


Docfixit
Dec 9, 2012.
Yeah the spring is in the block and I have plenty of coolant I berped the system and it was going good then I shut the truck off. Did a oil change and now I got nothing its not over heating its not getting hot staying at 175


Tiny
Nfpkids
Dec 9, 2012.
Im not getting hot air out of my heat more like cold warm


Tiny
Nfpkids
Dec 9, 2012.
So had heat thenchanged oil now no heat? 175 enough to have heat check heat control cable move from hot to cold. Glove box out can see if it is working


Docfixit
Dec 9, 2012.
What could cause no pressure in the radiator its self cause the knob works I could feel nd hear the change in air


Tiny
Nfpkids
Dec 9, 2012.
Well cap maybe leaking off pressure


Docfixit
Dec 10, 2012.

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