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A4 heaterr not getting hot quickly enough

imported_bpascua Dec 21, 2004

  1. imported_bpascua

    imported_bpascua Guest

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    Hello,

    My 1996 car doesnt get hot enough. My drive to work is 4 miles and can take up to 25 mins, but often even 15 minutes into the journey I am still not getting very hot air out of the heater. The temp guage hardly moves. On longer journeys it will crawl up to 90 and stay there - then I get very hot air. But when I get to work the guage is a couple of degrees to the right of the farthest left handside of the guage. I get warm air but it could be better - is this a thermoss issue? if so are these expensive and are they hard to fit.


    Thanks

    Brian
     
  2. GregC

    GregC Member

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    Sounds to me like your thermostat is stuck open so the car is always being cooled not just when it needs it.

    Could be wrong........



    Greg
     

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