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I have a 1996 Saturn SL1 and have just replaced the thermostat and replaced coolant. I still start off with very little heat then just slightly warm air blows. There is a hose outside the firewall that when I kink it a couple of times the heat starts pumping inside but then it goes right back to the way it was. What do I ned to do to get some heat?

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Change your heater core. its usually behind the dash passenger side.

Posted on Feb 04, 2010

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SOURCE: No heat in my 1996 Saturn SL1. Have installed new

When your engine is warmed up is the top radiator hose hot ?, is it hard with little warmth ?
You may have a head gasket problem.

Posted on Feb 04, 2010

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