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In many late-model vehicles, the need to manually adjust heat and air conditioning has been eliminated. You can actually set your car’s computer to regulate the cooling and heating process based...
What Is the Difference Between Climate Control and Air Conditioning
It’s important to be able to control the temperature inside your car’s cabin. During the summer, you need air conditioning to ensure comfort and safety, and during the winter, you’ll need heat for the...

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AC fuse keeps blowing
I would try and disconnect the A/C compressor to see if the fuse still blows. The compressor is the only thing that gets energized in all settings except economy. If this works and the fuse does not blow, then the...
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Ford has admitted there are issues with the climate control on some of these vehicles. At first it sounds like a wiring issues. There may be a short or fault in the circuit somewhere in the system. These issues are...
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Even without having specified what model Mercedes, yes they do use in car temperature sensors. Your issue can be related to the in-car temperature sensor or the climate control unit itself. Since Mercedes climate control systems are known for their...
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AC temp knob won't turn all the way to cold.
Hello. Your blend door is the part of your vehicle that is responsible for blocking off hot or cold air depending on the preference of the driver. The hot or cold knob on your climate control system is connected to...
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Air conditioner blowing warm air. Heat blowing warm air. Neither hot or cold
If the A/C system is full and pressures are reading correctly, and the cooling system is in proper working order (thermostat opens, no overheating, etc.), then most likely the problem lies with the dash. The climate control head unit may...
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After a bout of wet weather, the climate control buttons in my car will not work.
Hey there. Blinking lights indicates there is a code stored. This is good news because it will help diagnose the problem. If all the lights blink, then the climate control unit will need to be put into self diagnostic mode....
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Q: No instrument lights when headlights are on
Hi there. The dash lights when the headlights are turned on, are controlled through the dimmer light control switch. The rheostat in the switch may be faulty. If, there is no change turning the control switch. Check the instrument panel...
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My cooling fans and electronic climate control wont turn on...
Hello. The ECC unit will be one way to control the fans. There are other ways the computer does this as well. If the climate control is not responding to the switch, then there is either an issue with the...
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Q: Where are the climate control sensors located?
Hi there. Check the heater control valve in the engine compartment that is in line with the heater hoses and the engine. If the valve is sticking or shutting off, then the heater will not produce enough heat for the...
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Not heating very good
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are two separate issues at hand here. The first is the leak. Check the level of coolant in your radiator (when you open the cap it should be full), and in the reservoir....
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Problem with cabin vents in Nissan Qashqai 2013 1.5Dci (Dual climate control)
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The climate control utilizes a duct system and blend doors to control the temperature of air entering the cabin. If these blend doors are not mixing the correct air supply than the air entering...
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How to remove the climate control switch assembly?
Hi there. The switch cluster is located within the dash in a combination with the radio. The surrounding plastic case that holds the switch in place is held in by plastic tabs. Gently pop out the plastic tabs from the...
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I have 2006 Nissan Sentra and get only hot air blowing I was possible told may need to change the a/c control unit on the dash, I
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may have several issues wrong with it. The switch may the the issue. There are several ways you can test this, but you will need access to the wiring connected to its...
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how to tell if your car have dual climate control?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Conversion kits for the headlights can be purchased and installed. It involves hooking up a photocell to indicate to the switch when there is a need for headlights. From there you have to replace...
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The heater control panel don't work and the radio don't work everything else on the dash lights up all the fuses are good
Hello, thank you for writing in. The power supply needs to run to that area of the dashboard before it is divided up between the different components. Considering that two components are both having a loss of power at the...
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Heater controls not working
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are multiple fuse boxes associated with the vehicle, and you may also need to check the interior fuse box. Fuse number 13 according to my records is for the rear climate control, and...
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no heat coming out of heater
Hello, thank you for writing in. Check the radiator hoses as well, and make sure both are warm if not hot. If the engine itself is running too cold, by the time the coolant gets to the heater core it...
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Whenever I turn on the climate control system, I hear a high pitched whine
Hello, thank you for writing in. Your symptoms appear at first to be an issue with the blower motor. It is used to control the fan speed regardless of temperature. It is also located near where you report hearing the...
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whining noise front of engine, EVAP and temperature control
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first two symptoms may be related. Finding a leak in the EVAP system will take some time and focus. If the noise goes away after fixing the leak, then we know we can...
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Car only throws heat out on driver side and cool air on passenger side in summer a/c works very little
Hello, thank you for writing in. The air temperature coming through the vents has more to do with where the air is coming from. If the heater is running it will be passed along the heater core and pushed into...

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