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PostSubject: Hot air goes to cold the back to hot   Hot air goes to cold the back to hot EmptyThu Feb 14, 2013 4:49 am

so i was driving the riv around yesterday and i had the heat on and i noticed it got cold then went back to hot after 20 seconds it did this a couple times any ideas? its a 98 by the way
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PostSubject: Re: Hot air goes to cold the back to hot   Hot air goes to cold the back to hot EmptyThu Feb 14, 2013 8:27 am

Possibly temp actuator.
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PostSubject: Re: Hot air goes to cold the back to hot   Hot air goes to cold the back to hot EmptyThu Feb 14, 2013 11:14 am

Also be sure to check your coolant level!
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PostSubject: Re: Hot air goes to cold the back to hot   Hot air goes to cold the back to hot EmptyThu Feb 14, 2013 9:03 pm

I'm guessing low coolant, could be a blend door acting up though.
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PostSubject: Re: Hot air goes to cold the back to hot   Hot air goes to cold the back to hot EmptyThu Feb 14, 2013 10:06 pm

low fluid this morning oops
feel retarded sometimes its the simple
but i think you all agree we love are rivieras so any little thing that happens
i think the worst tongue
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PostSubject: Re: Hot air goes to cold the back to hot   Hot air goes to cold the back to hot EmptyThu Feb 14, 2013 11:43 pm

MrWood88 wrote:
low fluid this morning oops
feel retarded sometimes its the simple
but i think you all agree we love are rivieras so any little thing that happens
i think the worst tongue

The question is where is your coolant going - keep an eye on the level and how fast it's dropping. There are some plastic parts in the cooling system that deteriorate with age.
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PostSubject: Re: Hot air goes to cold the back to hot   Hot air goes to cold the back to hot EmptyFri Feb 15, 2013 12:56 am

Ok will do !
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