HEATER BLOWS LUKE WARM AIR AND GOES A BIT COOLER...

  • Tiny
  • alsoder
  • 1988 Oldsmobile Ciera
  • 59,000 miles

Heater blows luke warm air and goes a bit cooler even when car is warmed up. I replaced the thermostat it is a 180 stock and a new heater core. Could the radiator have a clog in it? Somtimes the temp gage will spike and then it will come back down. Thanks Alan Soderstrom

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 AT 7:53 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,502 posts

Thats an issue. It has overheated and you very well nay have blown a head gasket. Get a leak down test to verify the gaskets are good.

Also, change the thermostat to 195. Makes better heat and car runs better. Runs rich at 180 and you use more gas

Roy

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Thursday, January 17th, 2013 AT 1:35 AM

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