Q: Heater won't switch to other settings

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The heater no longer let's me switch it off our feet or to any other settings or to the air-conditioning,can you give me some ideas of where to start ,it used to work fine but all of a sudden stopped letting me switch it to other settings,,and now that it's so hot outside I really need the

My car has 170000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

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