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Heat takes forever to warm up.

My 1998 Grand Prix SE takes a really long time to start blowing hot air when I turn the heat on. What can I do to fix that?

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A couple of things comes to mind.....1, your Thermostat is not functional, as in it's stuck open etc. 2, the simple answer is the amount of fluid (water/anti-freeze) is low; make sure you have the fluids top-off. 3, you didn't say but if the air is or isn't blowing cold before it does get hot, maybe the vacuum line to the door to let the hot air come from your heater core is having a problem-or-the door itself is having a problem. Hope this helps,
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SOURCE: 1998 grand prix no heat on 1 side

thats most likely what it is. either that, or something has fallen down the defrosters and its blocking the blend door from opening or closing

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SOURCE: my 1998 grand prix blows no hot heat to defrost

check the thermostat its probally stuck shut so no air can pass through to the blowers

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SOURCE: my 1998 grand prix blows no hot heat to defrost

Try replacing the filter between the firewall and under the wiperblade cover under the hood.

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SOURCE: I have a 2002 grand prix se and the heat is not

Make sure the coolant in the radiator is full. If it is low the heater performance can be poor. If that is not the problem then I would suspect that your engine thermostat needs to be replaced.

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