Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Changed heater core climate control panel not working.

asked by on

Changed the heater core and climate control panel not working

A: Hi there. For the lack of information on y...

Hi there. For the lack of information on your vehicle, the best thing I can say is check the climate control switches on the dash for the heater operation. Turn the temperature switch from cold to hot and see if any blend doors move. If they do not move, then remove the switch and check for power to it and coming out of it. If there is power to the switch cluster, but no power coming out of the switch cluster, then my recommendations is to replace the switch cluster. If there is power coming out of the switch, then check the blend door motors for power. If there is power going to the blend doors and nothing coming out, then change the blend door motors. If you need further assistance with diagnosing your heater not working, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: How do I lock and unlock the doors with the power locks?

Your doors can be locked or unlocked with the power door locks. The Power Door Lock switches are located on the inside of both front doors. Press the Lock button to lock all the doors, or press the Unlock button...

Q: AC stops working, blows warm air

Hello. Your A/C system has multiple components and sensors. It is possible that the high pressure switch is faulty. It is also possible that the blend doors for the hot and cold air are sticking and unable to open and/or...

Q: How do I use the front interior light switches?

The front interior lights have two settings, and are controlled by the front interior light switch on the ceiling, next to the lights. When the light switch is set to Off, the lights will never come on. When the switch...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...