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Where are the climate control sensors located?
Your vehicle is equipped with three main sensors than help your vehicle determine the temperature in and outside the car. These sensors should remained uncovered and unobstructed, as the climate control system relies on them to work properly. The...
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How do I use the air vents?
Your vehicle is equipped with air vents on the center and sides of the instrument panel. These vents are great customizable tools to manually direct airflow. Simply turn the thumbwheels near the corresponding vent to open or close the vents....
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Car set on AC only.
When the climate control unit on your vehicle stops functioning and is stuck on one setting it is typically caused by a hardware failure in the unit. This module would need to be replaced in order to fix it. Unfortunately...
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Dual zone control not working right
Each side has it’s own temperature blend door, and sun sensor. There is an in-car temp sensor on the drivers side. I wouldn’t be too worried about 10 degrees. The air flow might indicate a problem. The whole system is...
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Car blowing cold on one side, hot on the other
That sounds about right. There have been a lot of cases with faulty actuators. They are computer controlled. If a code is set, they will default to a set position, or it's stuck. The blend door itself could be stuck...
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Fan stays on when car off
The blower motor resistor seems to be a common repair on your car. It can cause the blower motor to run when the key is off. The heat and AC and your car has a dedicated computer. It also could...
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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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Climate control is not workkng
You will need to see what component blew out all the refrigerant out of the A/C. In the process, it may have blown a fuse to the A/C causing no blower or compressor to come on. If you seen smoke,...
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Climate buttons - 2014 Ford Edge
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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Electrical problem, 2001 Audi TT Quattro
Hey there. This is a known issue in this generation of Audi. I would suggest taking it to the dealer to have them download any trouble codes that have likely been triggered. From there, they can help you move forward...
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Turned off car, but ac blower kept blowing
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 1997 Oldsmobile LSS. Pulling the fuse was a good measure to keep your battery from dying with the fan staying on. There could be a problem with the switch or relay in...
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Auto climate control
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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replace climate control module
Hello there, the climate control module on your 2007 Nissan Titan is located in the dash. To replace the control module, fragile parts of the dash and AC unit must be removed. This is a job best left to professionals...
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My climate control is not working properly.
This generation of Ram had common problems with the blend doors in the climate control system. They are cheaply made and were prone to failure. This is possibly the cause of your vent issues. Since you mentioned the mirror heaters...
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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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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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The climatic control is on one temperature all the time hot on drivers side cooler on passanger side the flap control moter for ho
A temp sensor malfunction could be causing your problem. If the controller is getting bad information, it's going to operate the doors according to that information. So a sensor replacement is indicated. However, these systems can also have problems with...

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