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Old February 21st, 2008, 08:53 AM   #1
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Default -12F + diesel power = cold

Even with my truck plugged in last night I never really got heat, just pretty much luke warm air for my 45 minute ride in.

anyone else have no heat?
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Old February 21st, 2008, 08:54 AM   #2
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Even with my truck plugged in last night I never really got heat, just pretty much luke warm air for my 45 minute ride in.

anyone else have no heat?
I never get any heat really. Sucks. Even with my radiator covered up.
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Old February 21st, 2008, 08:59 AM   #3
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I never get any heat really. Sucks. Even with my radiator covered up.
you get heat after a couple of hours...:tonka:
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Old February 21st, 2008, 09:11 AM   #4
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bet the tbss had heat.
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Old February 21st, 2008, 09:13 AM   #5
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we had the same thing the tractor whouldnt even start this morning it was pluged in all nite long
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Old February 21st, 2008, 09:30 AM   #6
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I turned on my heated seat.
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Old February 21st, 2008, 09:32 AM   #7
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Our Diesel fired right up,.............and plenty of heat.
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Old February 21st, 2008, 09:33 AM   #8
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I turned on my heated seat.
x2..and my truck had heat. altho' I don't have a diesel
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Old February 21st, 2008, 09:38 AM   #9
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Get a Wabasco tank type circulating heater for your diesels, depending on the size, you could keep your engine at operating temp just by plugging it in. It would probably spin the meter off the wall though, so run an extension cord over to the neighbors house.
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on vacation in old forge new york... truck started this morning... reading -7* wasnt plugged in... i think i am still waiting for heat...

06 cummins
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Old February 21st, 2008, 10:08 AM   #11
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Mine fired right up, unplugged and had plenty of heat....
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Old February 21st, 2008, 10:26 AM   #12
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anyone else have no heat?
No, I turn on the windshield, seat, and steering wheel as soon as I get in. :tonka:
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Old February 21st, 2008, 10:29 AM   #13
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I never have a problem starting it, fires right up whether its plugged in or not. it just never gets hot.

heated seats make a huge difference though.
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it just never gets hot.
I've actually been dealing with that on the Suburban all winter and it sucks. Have to drive like 10 miles until the motor starts to get warm and can't get any heat out of the dash. No amount of idling in the driveway makes the needle move when its below freezing. Only way to heat the cabin is using the rear heater and that doesn't really even feel "hot". I think I have a combination of issues, like t-stat too low, t-stat stuck open, and a clogged front core.


I'm completely unmotivated to fukc with any of it. I just wear layers when I have to use it.
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I've actually been dealing with that on the Suburban all winter and it sucks. Have to drive like 10 miles until the motor starts to get warm and can't get any heat out of the dash. No amount of idling in the driveway makes the needle move when its below freezing. Only way to heat the cabin is using the rear heater and that doesn't really even feel "hot". I think I have a combination of issues, like t-stat too low, t-stat stuck open, and a clogged front core.


I'm completely unmotivated to fukc with any of it. I just wear layers when I have to use it.



My office is only 6 miles from my house, I think I burn more fuel idling in the driveway (warming up) then I do driving to work.:tonka:
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let the jeep run for 15 mins b4 going to school, no carpet+soft top, didnt even get warm
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Old February 21st, 2008, 10:53 AM   #17
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Mine always fires up and has great heat... What kind of POS are you driving?:tonka:
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Old February 21st, 2008, 10:58 AM   #18
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Mine always fires up and has great heat... What kind of POS are you driving?:tonka:
It's a Chitty, I mean Chevy

You should buy a Cummins Bryce:miff:
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My baby diesel in the liberty was kicking heat just fine - I love the smell of diesel on a real cold day
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Old February 21st, 2008, 11:06 AM   #20
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Mine always fires up and has great heat... What kind of POS are you driving?:tonka:

bullshit, all of my friends have powerstrokes and they have the same lack of heat I do.

its only really noticable below 0F and plugging it in only makes a difference below about 25F
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