HEATING PROBLEM

  • Tiny
  • Olema
  • 2000 Jeep TJ
  • 6 CYL
  • 4WD
  • automatic

My jeep tj blows heat on low but as soon as I increase temperature, it starts to blow cool air.I also notice a smell of Antifreeze. I need this problem fixed

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Thursday, December 9th, 2010 AT 4:33 PM

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  • Jacobandnickolas
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Are there any coolant leaks in the vehicle? It sounds like the heater core may be leaking. Also, is the engine coolant full and clean?

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Thursday, December 9th, 2010 AT 4:35 PM
  • Tiny
  • Olema
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There are no leaks that are visible, I do smell it and it seems the vents release smoke that seems to slightly fog the windshield from the inside. This smell is not very strong but you can smell it. Engine coolant is full. Yes.

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Thursday, December 9th, 2010 AT 5:39 PM
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  • Jacobandnickolas
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It sounds like the heater core is leaking. It could be a very small leak.

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Friday, December 10th, 2010 AT 2:22 AM

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