why does my car heater blow cold when idling and works when higher rpms?

Asked by Mar 07, 2014 at 08:10 AM about the 2004 Dodge Intrepid SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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You may be low on coolant. Check your radiator fluid before you start up when the car is cold. If you have the original thermostat, you may want to change that out as well.

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