Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2001 21:08:21 -0000 From: "Matthew Crump" <mailboxnopsamhewcrump.freeserve.co.uk> Subject: Re: Heater blows cold for too long
"Dennis Cathey" <dennis.catheynopsamle.com> wrote in message news:3C03E092.B8E14C60nopsamle.com... > Ladies & gents, > My '92 900S hatchback has 101K miles, and my heater seems to take about > 20 - 30 minutes to start blowing hot air. Even then, it seems to start > blowing cool air again after a few minutes. Temp that the heater is > blowing does not seem to correlate w/ the temp of the engine, although > the engine does seem to take awhile to warm up. > Any ideas on where I should start looking for a problem? > Thanks for your time. > Dennis When I had problems with the heater in my classic 900 it turned out to be the thermostat in the engine, a relatively cheap job. When your car has warmed up from cold, the temperature gauge should point to roughly half way between hot and cold. If, as in my case, it's much lower, get your thermostat checked out.