2011 Jeep Liberty Heat blows cold

40

Asked by Jan 21, 2018 at 02:58 PM about the 2011 Jeep Liberty

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

We just flushed the heater core. Not much crud
came out. The thermostat appears to work on the
dashboard. No radiator leaks or sweet smell. We
opened the radiator cap and revved the engine
trying to bleed air pockets. We topped off
antifreeze while doing this. The heat came on.
Pulled the truck out to drive around and it blows
cold again. It works some days and goes cold the
next! Anyone have any suggestions?

6 Answers

113,615

Jeeps and thier air pockets are maddening, I had to raise the front up a foot and slowly bled the system to all the air out of the cooling system on my old Jeep, took about a hour from start to finish, they are a pain. If you still can't get it out then I suggest you find a shop that has a flushing machine and have the system power flushed and filled, the machine gets all the air out during the refill cycle. Sometimes it's worth a visit to a shop.

1 people found this helpful.
40

Oldstorqnpower yes good flow from radiator b4 capping. The Jeep was at Valvoline, they topped with recommended coolant.

1 people found this helpful.
40

Tennisshoes do you think it is air pockets 100% the issue or could it be something else? The guy who flushed the core said it's working and he thinks it's the temp control actuator because he heard it click and the heat came on. But we disagree because we haven't touched the temp control since then and the truck is blowing cold again!

1 people found this helpful.
113,615

High quality thermostats will have a jiggle pin in them. There's also failsafe thermostats.

1 people found this helpful.
40

The thermostat showed the truck warms up from cold to between cold and hot so I assumed it was functioning properly. Is it the same t-stat that displays on the dashboard?

40

Now wife says the dash had a clicking noise near the climate control and the heat turned back on.

Your Answer

Liberty

Looking for a Used Liberty in your area?

CarGurus has 154 nationwide Liberty listings starting at $2,699.

Postal Code:

Jeep Liberty Experts

  • #1
    fixmyjeep
    Reputation
    1,550
  • #2
    rst429
    Reputation
    1,270
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,270
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Patriot
36 Great Deals out of 852 listings starting at $2,750
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
147 Great Deals out of 4,492 listings starting at $1,800
Used Jeep Wrangler
97 Great Deals out of 2,170 listings starting at $5,495
Used Jeep Compass
37 Great Deals out of 2,867 listings starting at $1,239
Used Ford Escape
171 Great Deals out of 5,173 listings starting at $260
Used Jeep Commander
18 listings starting at $2,995
Used Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
154 Great Deals out of 6,454 listings starting at $9,695
Used Honda CR-V
49 Great Deals out of 3,183 listings starting at $1,550
Used Toyota RAV4
42 Great Deals out of 3,557 listings starting at $2,995
Used Dodge Nitro
5 Great Deals out of 67 listings starting at $2,985
Used Ford Explorer
35 Great Deals out of 1,640 listings starting at $2,900
Used Nissan Xterra
4 Great Deals out of 102 listings starting at $3,490
Used Chevrolet Equinox
102 Great Deals out of 5,559 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

2012 Jeep Liberty For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 15 listings starting at $6,495
2011 Jeep Liberty For Sale
14 listings starting at $8,900
2010 Jeep Liberty For Sale
17 listings starting at $7,900
2009 Jeep Liberty For Sale
5 listings starting at $7,200
2008 Jeep Liberty For Sale
22 listings starting at $4,777

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.