I have a 97 acura tl. while driving the heater produces warm air. when I stop at a red light for instance, the air turns ice cold (it is winter weather here). I am a new driver and new car owner, some help would be greatly appreciated. thanks

Asked by Dec 14, 2014 at 09:14 PM about the 1997 Acura TL 3.2 Premium

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 97 acura tl. while driving the heater produces warm air. when I stop at a red light for instance, the air turns ice cold (it is winter weather here). I am a new driver and new car owner, some help would be greatly appreciated. thanks

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the most likely thing in this situation is that you are simply low on fluid. check the coolant in the reservoir and make sure it is at the proper level. If the car has never had a cooling system flush, this might be a good time to do it.

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