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Q: How does semi-automatic climate control work?

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How does semi-automatic climate control work?

A: If your vehicle is equipped with automatic ...

If your vehicle is equipped with automatic climate control, you can switch the system to semi-automatic operation if you want. This gives you more control over certain aspects of the system, but it means that it won’t be completely automatic. In semi-automatic mode, you can control:

  • Fan speed

  • Air conditioner operation

  • Recirculation/fresh air

  • Mode

  • Windshield defrost

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