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Heater slow to work

I have a 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan. The heater is not working properly. When we first get in the car, it only blow cold air. After about 5 minutes of driving, the hot air kicks in and then the heater/controls will work normally. Any ideas?

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This sounds normal in very cold conditions! The air is never hot when you first start the car in any car, until the engine warms up, then the heater air will also warm. You could check your anti-freeze level for the first thing. If you don't have enough anti-freeze, it won't run through your heater to give you the proper heat

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SOURCE: my heater is blowing cold air 2005 dodge grand caravan

In this order check the following:
Antifreeze level
thermostat
blend door
blend door motor...accordianman

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