Date: Mon, 05 Sep 2005 07:37:29 GMT From: "James Sweet" <jamessweetnospamail.com> Subject: Re: Lack of Heat C900
"LC" <goalie22nospamail.com> wrote in message news:fCQSe.202$mj1.21nospamsvr30.news.prodigy.com... > My 85' C900 Turbo had a problem with the heater control valve being stuck. > I replaced this unit with a new one, and was expecting hot air when I turned > the switch to hot, and the car was able to warm up a bit. > Unfortunately, I'm getting sort of a luke-warm kind of air, and was > wondering why that may be. There is no shortage of air flow (although the > air stops flowing when the selector is in some positions) Also, the coolant > is heating up to temp, the thermo is opening up(and I'm pretty sure the air > is bled out of the system too) > > Does anyone have an idea what this is? I personally think this could be a > problem with the heater core. If it's not, what else should I check? I > had a problem like this with my full size GMC van last year and it turned > out to be a low coolant level.(but the coolant is filled in this one) > > Also.. can someone tell me why the fan motor runs in some air distribution > positions and not in others? > > I'd like to get these things fixed asap before winter is upon me, and I'm > w/o my SAAB! > > Thank you much! > -Larry > > Did you get a kink in the hose anywhere? Also are you sure the connecting rod from the heater knob to the valve behind the dash is connected?