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However, just recently the air won't get warm at all until the temp gauge reached 210 (midpoint) and then it would go from cold (not lukewarm, not even cool, but mostly cold - as cold as the outside air), to almost instantly hot. Almost like if you were to turn the cold water off on a faucet at the same time you were turning on the hot water. What is it that controls and regulates the airflow from hot or cold? Is there a valve somewhere that opens and closes? That is my first thought because the heater air is eventually hot. It gets as hot as it should and always has, it just takes until the truck warms all the way up to the midpoint temp which is 210. After that it stays warm, even if I shut the truck off for a couple of hours and come back later. As long as the temp hasn't dropped all the way back down to below 100 the heater stays warm.
I should also note that I a while back, the switchover from floor to dash to defrost started taking a little longer as well as it seemed that the switch from fresh to re-circ A/C wasn't always happening. Again I have figured a slow moving valve and for the most part those switches always happen and I was able to mostly solve the recirc to fresh air switch by having moving from one to the other repeatedly and it seemed to "correct" the issue to the point that it is certainly usable but not and instant switchover from one mode to the next. It takes several seconds to switch from one mode to the next.
Reverse flush is the way to clear a heater core, from the pump side out the head side.
Anyway, I am experiences a quirky turn signal. It is on the driver's side. It only happens when the lights are on and then only intermittently. When it happens it acts like a bulb is burnt out with the fast and short blinking. Only there are not any bulbs out. When it has happened, I have gotten out of my truck to see what is happening. The front seems fine. However, the rear lights are where the quirk is. When the turn signal is on the bright lights up, but near as bright as it should. When it goes of, the reverse light, driver's side license plate light and tail-light illuminate. Then alternates back to a not as bright turn signal.
It's hard to explain... maybe I'll try taking a video of it when it happens again and posting it. But at this point I am at a loss as to where to even begin.... :confuse:
I had this same exact problem and after trying a few things it ended up being the clutch on the A/Ccompressor. Once you replace this you'll be good to go, I haven't had a problem since....it was an immediate fix. Hope this helps.