Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How does semi-automatic climate control work?

asked by on

How does semi-automatic climate control work?

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

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・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: blower for heat and air

This is caused by a shorted blower resistor. Replace the resistor and it should fix the problem you're having. The resistor is next to the blower motor, located under right side of the dash. If you need some help with...

Q: Clutch or air conditioning work.

Hello. It is rare that a clutch is ever replaced on today's vehicles. On your Honda, the clutch it not a replaceable part. You should always replace the compressor as a unit to prevent further issues. Keep in mins that...

Q: How do I make a call from the call list?

The call lists are the three lists of phone numbers that your mobile phone always tracks: incoming calls, outgoing calls, and missed calls. Through the infotainment system, you can search the call lists to find a number that you wish...

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...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...