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Asked by Dec 17, 2009 at 02:52 PM about the 1998 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr SLT Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1998 dodge dakota, with vertualy no heat I would say just a little warm and only blows out through window defrost. getting cold outside, please help.

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i would start with the heater control unit, also check for a vaccuum leak in the engine bay, its a hard plastic line that will crack and break

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Only blowing on defrost probably means that the vacuum line that controls the door has a leak or is broken. It comes off the line that runs under the wiper cowl against the firewall in the engine bay.... it's a small line about 1/4 diameter that goes through the firewall. It may have come loose from the switch itself. As for the lack of heat you probably need the heater core back-flushed, any shop can do it, or you can do it yourself with a garden hose. Only takes about 10-15 mins very easy

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