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2000 Volkswagen Beetle Question: Does flushing the radiator and adding new fluid, helpnthe car heat better?

 

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corn1, Rockford, IL, August 12, 2013, 09:48
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just curious....

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    PARTS GUY August 12, 2013, 09:57
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    Doing a cooling system service is not just opening the petcock at the bottom of the radiator or disconnecting the lower rad hose and refilling it.
    The problem you are having is the temp inside the car when you turn on the heat. More info would be helpful. Is the check eng light on now?

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    Greg's Orange Auto (12947 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper August 12, 2013, 12:46
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    at times but not if radiator is plugged.

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