I drive a 2008 pontiac grand prix my heat works but it takes hours to feel the warmth. What could be causing the problem. My husband said the fluid is orange instead of green could this make a differ

Asked by Mar 15, 2017 at 07:06 AM about the 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Base

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75,585

The orange coolant is Dextral (sp.) It is different than the green Prestone coolant. That is what you would have to use. So anyway, sounds like the thermostat needs to be changed out.

75,585

Dextron coolant.

3,565

the plenum diversion door or actuator may not be working , when you change selector you should hear the door open or shut ,take a look and see if it's working . My mechanic cleaned the contacts on the selector for me once and that took care of it ,

5,345

Is your blower working and is your coolant level correct?

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