Why does are van only have heat if your driving it .if its sitting it wont blow heat

Asked by Jan 07, 2014 at 04:18 PM about the 1998 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

We've changed thermostats blower moter
and heater core

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It is not circulating fast enough at idle. Most causes are a partially plugged radiator or the fins inside the water pump have deteriorated and not circulating the antifreeze.

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