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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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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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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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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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I'm not sure what's wrong or what I need to fix.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The noise may be coming from several components. If the blower motor is failing, the amount of air blowing would likely change. Due to the fact the blower seems to be working consistently, 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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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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Can ac clutch be replaced
Hello, thank you for writing in. The A/C clutch can absolutely be replaced. With the symptoms you are having, you should replace the entire compressor with the clutch as an assembly. Most parts stores and online parts departments are going...
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2000 Ford Explorer. Check engine light is on. Issues with the heat. Replaced fan blower. Now no air coming out of vents or defrost
Hello, thank you for writing in. Unfortunately, without knowing what engine code has triggered it is difficult to say what the issues may be or if they are related. Bank 2 refers to one side of the engine, and there...
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No matter what setting the AC is on it'll only blow out if the defrost vents . I have changed the fuses thinking they may have bee
Hello, thank you for writing in. The climate control utilizes something called "blend doors" to control where the air is being sent through the ducts. These blend doors are controlled by servomotors that open and shut them. Something has likely...
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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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Climate control off by 8 degrees
Hello Dennis, thank you for writing in. The automatic climate control uses a cabin temperature sensor, blend doors, and engine temperature sensors to regulate the air coming into the cabin. There may be an issue with any of these components,...
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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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how do you fix the problem of a/c off due to high engine temp. my fluids are all fine, I'vie check and replaced the sensor at the
Hello, and thank you for writing in. There is very likely a TSB (technician service bulletin) out for your ECU due to a fault with the manufacture's equipment. To resolve this issue you should start by taking it to your...

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