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Answered 2011-09-13 17:11:07

Why do you say the engine is not heating up? Is the engine temp gauge working? Are you sure? Is the car heater working? The engine has no choice but to heat up. Did you install the thermostat Right side up? They are sometimes marked. Good Luck! You have a Puzzle.You may have air in your system and or you need to clean your heater core. also check your rad cap to make sure that it holds the pressure correctly

AnswerMore than likely the themostat wasnt installed at all. Or is stuck to full open and you arnt in a very hot area of the country! I had this because i live in south Texas (super hot and had my thermostat go bad on way to work so on the side of the road i removed it (F150 4.2) completely ran great but would not get very warm to say the least when the smallest cold front came my truck wouldn't run! easy fix but i cracked a bolt in the block taking it off again and needless to say it cost me 200 bucks to get out LOL. take care and good luck

answer most likey u need a new radiator cap. if your system needs bleeding of air as suggested earlier, the vehicle will over heat

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