I replaced my leaking heater core and have ran into trouble since then. The air only gets slightly warm, never hot enough to keep the cab at a comfortable temperature. Is there a way to bleed the coolant system to make sure hot coolant is getting to the core?
Also I installed an electric cooling fan at the same time, the thermostat for that fan kicks on at 185 and off at 170. The problem is once it kicks on it never kicks off, I'm assuming this is because it can't get the temperature down below 170. I did a search and it looks like most people have coolant temps closer to 200. Could this be why my heater isn't very warm? I ordered a new thermostat that kicks on at 200 and off at 185 and hopefully that will help.
Finally the blower for my heater is making a hideous noise unless it I turn it all the way on, then back to 3/4. Is there a good place to buy a new blower? Thank you. It is really cold here and I am tired of bundling up to drive somewhere.