2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee heat only hot when idling...

Asked by Jan 07, 2015 at 10:52 AM about the 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hello. I'm driving a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo. When it's in idle, the heat blows out nice and warm and the temp gauge goes about halfway to 210 (the middle). As soon as I start driving, the temp gauge drops all the way to the left and the heat comes out barely luke warm. I live in NY and it's very, very cold so I'm hoping that this is an inexpensive fix. I always see the OPPOSITE problem where it's cold in idle but warms up in gear. Not sure what's going on! Thanks for any tips!

1 Answer

10

replace the thermostat with a 185*

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Heater problems in 2004 jeep grand cherokee 2 answers

    2004 jeep grand cherokee when i start it it it will not blow warm air.Soon as i start moving it blows warm air.Been happening for about a week.No smell or anything....heater core ,no smell.

    2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Special Edition 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My 2004 jeep grand charokee limited 4.7 is overheating 3 answers

    So my 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee is over heating my fan turns on and it's really loud it vibrates the hole jeep as soon as that happen the tempitur ski rockets what can I do to fix it

    2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Grand Cherokee overheating while idling 6 answers

    2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Straight 6. 176,000 miles. 2wd. Replaced radiator, hoses for radiator, radiator cap, water pump, thermostat. Worked great for about a month. Ran extremely hot while in p...

    2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Special Edition

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Jeep Grand Cherokee Overheating 15 answers

    I have a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee, and it over heats when I drive, but not at idle. I have notice when it's overheating that the top hose is extremely pressurized. But the weird thing is that I d...

    2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Jeep Grand Cherokee Questions

Jeep Grand Cherokee Experts

#1 inuevafreak
inuevafreak
Reputation 2,060
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,830
#3 thejeepdoctor
thejeepdoctor
Reputation 1,740
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Wrangler
276 Great Deals out of 18,163 listings starting at $2,950
Used Ford Explorer
945 Great Deals out of 72,519 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota 4Runner
252 Great Deals out of 20,494 listings starting at $1,800
Used Dodge Durango
274 Great Deals out of 22,704 listings starting at $1,200
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
550 Great Deals out of 29,234 listings starting at $1,699
Used Ford F-150
2,194 Great Deals out of 206,316 listings starting at $1,499
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,717 Great Deals out of 175,749 listings starting at $1,250
Used BMW X5
437 Great Deals out of 16,995 listings starting at $1,999
Used Jeep Liberty
243 Great Deals out of 7,310 listings starting at $995

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee For Sale
60 Great Deals out of 45,739 listings starting at $21,140
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee For Sale
135 Great Deals out of 3,535 listings starting at $19,900
2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee For Sale
192 Great Deals out of 4,826 listings starting at $19,488
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee For Sale
225 Great Deals out of 7,077 listings starting at $13,588
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee For Sale
26 Great Deals out of 1,219 listings starting at $9,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.