I had my engine block heater installed when I got the car, a year and a half ago, anyways this winter i decided to use the thing... anyways I poped the hood and I cant find it at all.. can someone take a picture of theirs, or map it out for me..?
I asked at my dealer about installing a block heater; apparently, at least in US cars, they don't exist. Must be avaliable as a dealer option only in Canadian cars. I'd ask the dealer where the heater is.
You're not looking for the block heater, you should be looking for the power cord. In my Alty, it is attached to the grille. Check to the left of the hamburger as you face the front of the car. If it's not there, just look for a power cord that heads to the front of the car.
^Yeah...you gotta buy and extension cord like one for a weed eater and plug it up to a outside socket. If we didn't have these where I was at, it was possible that you engine could freeze up over night and it would be a BEEEEEOTCH to start in the morning. But, once I got a garage out there...didn't need the block heater.
Originally posted by altimateone what good is this if your out somewhere where there is no electric hook up.
That's easy...you don't go.
Enless your talking about a store or somewhere....some store's have plugs at each parking spot, but most folks just left their cars running.
Also....keyless entry is a must cause my keyholes to my door would freeze over night. NORTH DAKOTA SUCKS!!!! Glad I ain't there no mo'
were I live it doesn't snow or rarely gets freezing temps, but I do go to the mountains to ski. I've never had a car not start cause it was to cold, even in the moutains when the car got buried in snow. I had my truck on time take along time to warm-up I had to put a card board in the grill to keep the cold air from freezing the radiator.
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