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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Base Reg Cab 119 WB Work Special

1997 Dodge Ram 1500
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Rear Wheel Drive, Reg Cab 6.5'
15 mpg city / 21 mpg hwy
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September 23, 2012, 6:34 am

Tony S
 

Question: no heat after turning switch

engine running cool. no fluid loss. hoses are equal in temperature. replaced hac switch but still no heat


September 30, 2012, 8:04 pm

Ron W
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Sounds like the blend door is stuck.

It is located under the dash board and usually are difficult to get to. Yours is probably controlled by electronic actuator that is operated by the computer. The actuator is usually the part that fails. It's about a $50 part, but the labor can be fairly expensive depending on which one has failed and how much of the dash has to be disassembled to access it.


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