Q: How do I switch between outside air and recirculated air?

asked by on

How do I switch between outside air and recirculated air?

Sometimes you want a little cool air to come inside the cabin, but you don’t need the air conditioning system on. If you press the mode switch(labeled A/C) off, it will shut off the air conditioning and allow outside air in the cabin. The mode switch is located on the display with the other control knobs and buttons.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1,000 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!
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. How do I switch between outside air and recirculated air?

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: crank no start, replaced fuel pump, idles hard and dies on crank then will eventually level out and work, replaced throttle body,

Hi Sean. Thanks for sending in your question today. Typically a rough idle issue is caused by difficulty in mixing the air and fuel correctly. This is handled by the throttle body, the mass air flow sensor, and delivered through...

Q: My airbag light is on

Diagnostic Trouble Code B1801 means that there is an open in the driver side air bag circuit. One part that could fail and create such an open is the "clock spring assembly" beneath the driver horn button assembly. However, other...

Q: Humming sound when AC on

If the noise gets louder when you accelerate and goes away with the A/C off then the problem is with the internal bearings within the A/C compressor itself. You should have the A/C compressor checked and replaced if noise is...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...