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post #1 of 11 Old 07-02-2012, 08:07 AM Thread Starter
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How to tell if you have Rapid Heat option?

Is there a way to tell by looking somewhere under the hood if your truck has the "Rapid Heat" option? I looked up the original window sticker and didn't see the option on there, but the last line on the optional equipment side said "other optional equipment $980" so just trying to figure out what the other stuff is.

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excuse my ignorance, but wtf is rapid heat?

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excuse my ignorance, but wtf is rapid heat?
"Rapid Heat" is a option where they install a electric heat device to provide heat in the cab when the engine is cold in the winter. Some else might be able to describe it a little better but what ever it is it sure would be nice to have in the Minnesota winters.

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makes sense. thank you sir!

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If you have the engine block heater u have rapid heat

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If you have the engine block heater u have rapid heat

Not true. You had to order it. The dealer ship got me in touch with the original owner of my truck and when I talked to him he said he didn't order that option but wished he had.

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My window sticker specifically said PTC Supplemental Heater in addition to $900 in a category marked Other Optional Equipment.

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You have it then, it doesn't get 90 degrees but it gets warmer than outside by like 20 or 30 degrees, it's not a magic heat my truck to 90 degrees instantly

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its nothing special but i guess its better to have it then to not have it. I didnt know I had it till i looked up my window sticker on that website

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