Replaced top hose.thermostat...gasket, after flushing out dexcool on 1995 Dodge Ram 1500

Bought the truck in may it had the orange antifreeze in it did a flush temp gauge is stuck @ 200 since then heats nothing more than warm..replaced thermostat and gasket, top hose. Not sure what sensor is on top or next to the housing for temp gauge I have the sensor but will that reset the dash or do I have to tear the dash apart???? How do I increase my heat inside my truck....have 2 toddlers single mom here in -18 temps in ND can spme1help please????!!!!

by in Potwin, KS on January 24, 2013
2 answers 2 comments
ANSWER by on January 25, 2013
what kind of anti freeze did you put in after flushing
COMMENT by on January 25, 2013
The green stuff at a 50/50 mix
ANSWER by on January 25, 2013
sounds like an air bubble issue ck coolant level to start with.
COMMENT by on January 25, 2013
Did that it runs low in the over flow but no leaks