Question about 2006 Pontiac G6
The heat on my 2006 Pontiac G6 is recently taking a long time to warm up. It has 40,000 miles and runs great. Is there a recall
When the engine is cold,check the coolant level.
Make sure it's on max.
A coolant system should be flush every two years.
If you did a coolant flush recently then air pocket can be the cause of the un-even heating problem.
The DIY method is to drive you car onto a ramp or a steep hill.
Iet the engine cool off and top off the coolant tank.
Set MAX heat + MAX fan
Let the engine ran for 20 minutes wih the cap off and the trap air will escape from the coolant reserve tank,
Check coolant level and top off coolant when the engine cools down.
A shop will charge $75+ for this but using an air operated excavate tool!
A car with over 90K miles may experience linkage problem to the heater control valve.
The heater control valve (near the firewall) may be stick over time.
Open the hood and move the heater to max and min. Back and forth.
Clean and lube the linkage with WD-40 to free the heater control valve.
If it's a vacuum type heater control valve then cash for leaky vac. hoses.
Move the fan switch back and forth to re-new the electrical conductors.
Pass a vacuum over the control panel to prevent dust build up behind the console.
Posted on Dec 03, 2009
Bad thermostat heatr air diverter valve or low on coolant
Posted on Dec 08, 2008
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