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Heat takes a long time to start working

I recently replaced the thermostat in my 94 Maxima and it takes about 20 minutes for the heat to work at all and only after the temp. gauge pegs out on ''H'' for a few seconds then returns to the normal range does the heat start working. What is happening here?

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Faulty thermostat?

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

  • john doe
    john doe Jan 17, 2009

    My car takes along time to heat up, but that's because it's from florida so it has a florida thermostat

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