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Old 11-14-2013, 05:51 PM
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Could one of you nice people just give me a quick insight on how exactly a heating system works? I think I would understand a lot better if I just new which parts were which - nothing fancy, just like a paragraph
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Could one of you nice people just give me a quick insight on how exactly a heating system works? I think I would understand a lot better if I just new which parts were which - nothing fancy, just like a paragraph
Hot water from the engine is circulated through hoses inside the cab into a heat exchanger where a fan blows air across it and into the truck.
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I'll bet that heater core needs a flush,and if thats the case so does the whole cooling system
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Could one of you nice people just give me a quick insight on how exactly a heating system works? I think I would understand a lot better if I just new which parts were which - nothing fancy, just like a paragraph

This a basic system. It's the same diesel or gas



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Hot water from the engine is circulated through hoses inside the cab into a heat exchanger where a fan blows air across it and into the truck.
This is still the better answer!
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Did anyone notice in the video that at about 1:50 where it talks about thermostat operation the operating temperature is listed as being typically 200-250C??? That's one HOT vehicle--LOL.
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