Jun 6, 2007 at 12:04 PM #1. firefightereng6 New Member. When I go uphill or accelerate the A/C stops blowing through the vents. When cruising, especially uphill, the A/C will stop blowing out the vents, and switch over to the defroster. The 2005 Ford Explorer has 19 problems reported for clicking noise & no heat in the front heater vents. tube and insert in into the rubber line. diagram. remove the climate control fuse and allow the system to power down. any car made after about 1995 has an electronic system with no vacuum controlled If its electric you may... - 2008-2012 Ford Escape Mode door motor. Car. The module on the front of the dash has ten push buttons (Recir., Off, Vent, Htr., Blend, Front defrost, Max, Norm., Bi-Level, and Rear defrost.) I would also check the vacuum line under the hood that goes to the A/C system. If you can hear a hissing sound when the car is running from under start working again. I do notice when I turn the switch to defrost that the ac compressor kicks on. I removed the radio and center consol, checked for leaks and reseated the lines at the switch and at the vacuum motors I manually moved the vents at the motors with normal resistance. And it … Recent Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Questions. Fresh Air Vent Kit Flapper style valve and control cable. blower motor. Toyota Camry 2007 Car Dies and Rear Defrost Light Blinks 9 Answers. component of the defroster to fail. My 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee began to blow cold air out the defrost vent *only* -- regardless of where the routing knob was positioned. In the past 2 weeks with the AC on and coming out of the vents, it changed to coming out of the defrost by itself. 1997-2006 Expedition & Navigator - A/C moves from panel to defrost and back under acceleration - My A/C comes out the panel vents ice cold at idle or cruising speed but then suddenly starts come out of only the defroster vents up at the windshield every time I accelerate. Select to help clear the rear window. No heat to feet or defrost. Got in my car today and kicked on the AC. If you have an older car then the defroster system is controlled by using Both the heat and air work, its just that when I flip the controls to switch from defrost to ac or heat to have it blow out the cabin or floor vents, nothing happens. when i let off the pedal, the air begins to blow out of the normal vents again. repair advice, please ask our community of mechanics is happy to help you and Other than our custom a/c systems, all of our aftermarket a/c parts contain air conditioning control panels, bulkhead plates, and air conditioning vents that compliment each other. The buick lesabre works like that. 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It’s also the reason that a plugged heater core, stuck thermostat, or air in the cooling system can all cause a car’s heater to blow cold. to keep the inside of the windshield from icing up in cold weather Heater working but only blows out front vents. When you turn on the AC , it only blows air out the defrost vent no matter where you put the selector. The vent control system for the defroster in integrated into the operation of all temperature controls and uses forced air provided by the blower motor. either the vacuum line or vacuum resivior at the engine is leaking or the mode control is leaking vacuum. The A/C works fine but looking for any reason the vent switching does not work. A work around, of sorts, is to manually drop the blower speed to the … Continue reading "2009 Mercury Grand Maquis, Air Will Not Blow Out Of Face Vents" 2. If you find yourself in the car with a frosted window and a defroster that isn’t working, you'll need to address the problem immediately. We will go over the more modern system first. This actuator controls defrost, middle and lower air vents. A/C Vent Adapters – Louver Adapters Restomod Air Manufacturers several options to adapter/convert your factory (OEM) vents to our A/C systems. Consult the repair manual to identify which actuators control the defrost-vent-floor “mode door” and the temperature-regulating “blend door.” Then peer under the dash and locate the suspect actuator on the heater box. quite uncomfortable if the vents are stuck the climate control module. This lasts a minute or so, then usually switches back to the vents again. subscribe to our 2CarPros temperature controls are operated by vacuum servos. Turn the ignition and the fan switch to the "OFF" position. stuck. other line breaks. Vacuum is provided by After the cab temp starts to reach the desired setting it will go back and forth from the defrost vents and the panel vents. These systems must be tested separately using a wiring The car defroster is an essential safety feature, especially during those colder months. Failure is indicated by an inability to choose between defrost and floor. on my 89 lebaron convertible while the car is idling the air blows out the dash vents. Within 5 - 10 minutes it will start blowing out of the defrost … Locate the climate control or Evaporator with Blower Fan In order to remove the heat from the air in the vehicle, the A/C evaporator allows the refrigerant to absorb the heat from the air passing over it. A/C goes to defroster vents on acceleration 8 Answers. However, when I switch it to Defrost, the air is still directed through the dash vents and not the defrost vents. Pearl Wilson is typing... Connect with a mechanic. When the SOURCE: blower vent selector switch not working this is what is called a factory default. To increase airflow to the windshield, close the corner vents. This Fresh air vent kit fits to the front of your footbox and is ducted to the intake at the nose. The actuator is a controller that opens and closes the flapper that direct the airflow from the fan . for safety purposes if there is a problem with the wiring in the climate control system it defaule to the defrost position so you can see out the window. Before replacing Heater Control Unit, it would only blow hot air from front vents- With this replacement it will now change from cold to hot and the air flow pressure does change from the front vents when changing the setting dial but there is still no air at all to feet and defrost. Before replacing Heater Control Unit, it would only blow hot air from front vents- With this replacement it will now change from cold to hot and the air flow pressure does change from the front vents when changing the setting dial but there is still no air at all to feet and defrost. I have a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 with the V6. Definitely annoying and it takes longer to cool cab area. Turn on the ignition. On newer cars the vent direction and temperature controls are operated by a series of 3 or 4 electrical actuator motors which are adjusted by the climate control module. The defrost outlet we offer is a universal adapter that can be used in any car with minor modifications. Restomod Air Manufacturers several options to adapter/convert your factory (OEM) vents to our A/C systems. Adjust the temperature so the airflow feels warm. This 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis came in with the complaint the air conditioner would only blow air through the defroster vents. But if 40 degrees F, and the defrost is in the straight up position, it sounds like it WILL come on, even though its light, at that time, will not come on. Knob says PULL. Make sure that it is all moving correctly. position. The factory vacuum check valve is very hard to get to. After awhile it "switched" and started coming out of the dash vents. this can be a pretty tough job, the whole dash may have to come off. 2004 Silverado. every day. In some systems (Chrysler for one) not only does defrost activate the A/C, but also switches the vent position from the closed, recirculate position, to open vent (outside air)...all in an effort to get rid of the moisture. This can happens due to a surge or spike in the cars I have a 1998 Chevy Lumina. Oct 10 2015, 12:32am I had the same issue with my 2005 Duramax when I put new batteries in it, I unhooked the batteries and re hooked them, started the truck up waited 5 min and after that everything worked. how to replace the defrost actuator will The vent control system for the defroster in integrated into the operation of Check the cable and moving action assembly. it over the broken part of the plastic tube. ive replaced both check valves, and still no good! 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All of our adapters are designed for a 2-inch flex duct hose connection that is standard with our A/C kits. The air completely stops blowing through the dash vents and switches to the defroster vents. Restarts after 20 minutes, where is the headlight relay for my 96 cutlass ciera located, Air Conditioning Refrigerant Line Replacement. Until the engine warms up, there’s no heat for the heater core to extract. it sounds like the vent activating diaphragm is leaking. where do I start? The under dash pods are an easy way to add a vent, controls, and any other accessories for the inside of the vehicle. Posts: 3 Likes Received: 0 Joined: Feb 1, 2007. 5. But, when I get out on the highway or anywhere where I am going a constant speed, the air will switch from blowing out the dash vents to the defroster vents. This is under the dash on the passenger side . A trip … The cables run through the firewall and dash. Why does my A/C blower switch from vent to defrost when I accelerate? A control The issue you're having is with the mode door (vent, floor, defrost, & anything in between). shift to defrost, and one can hear the air conditioner come on, even though the Air conditioner controls, are not engaged. Your car's defroster is needed to keep the inside of the windshield from This 2007 Lincoln Town Car came in with the complaint that sometimes the a/c air would not blow out of the face vent. Cables need adjusted or lubed?? It also has two slide switches which control the (1) Temperature from cool to warm, and (2) Fan speed. We have the replacement parts you need to keep your vehicle in top shape. show you what you are in for when doing the job. Vents Stay in Defrost Position Your car's defroster is needed to keep the inside of the windshield from icing up in cold weather. A/C Vent Adapters – Louver Adapters. Four things in this system and they are not listed in the order of failure!! Definitely annoying and it takes longer to cool cab area. The defrost adapter does include louvers to put on … No Air Comes Out My A/C Vent. I have a 2004 ford explorer v8 4wd eddie bauer 4x4. Rarely would air come out of the face vents. The a/c in my 97 Eldorado is making me crazy. switching station. heater and switch on the dash can fall apart allowing the vacuum to escape and not reach Any ideas on what to check? In some cases an electrical motor can burn I have noticed that the switch for changing the direction of airflow from dash vents/floor vents/defroster vent for the heater & A/C does not seem to be working because the air always flows out of the defroster vent regardless of which one you turn it to. fuse and remove it by using the owner's manual. below shows a typical line break which causes the vents to stay in the defrost The image I couldn’t find my answer on your website so here it goes: I have a Bonneville. It’s not a big deal in the winter but last summer it was uncomfortable. 10-11-2013 06:44 PM #1 Leaving work I selected the face vents with my AC on and it only blows hard from the windshield vent … that leads from the intake manifold to the passenger's side firewall. i had same problem ,in my case the the air would be directed automatically to the defrost vents when im accelerating the car, and would change to the front vents when i lift my foot off the gas pedal and let the car to decelerate. If you are not sure which kind of system you have either vacuum or electronic This kind of system also uses a check valve in the defrost position. before i buy any parts. After I removed it, the AC now comes out the Front (FACE) vents. Fresh Air Vent Kit. RE: AC/heater only blows out defrost vents IP: Logged Message: I have a 2002 Dodge Dakota - 3.9 L and in June of 2007 I had only air coming out of my defrost vents, so I had the vent control motor replaced and it was working great, until about a week ago now the air is only coming out of my defrost vents again. the instant you accelerate air switches to the defroster. air that blows out your vents. You need to open the vent, under the dash. Then locate the other end of the broken vacuum Each car design Dealers can eliminate the bacteria and other growths which cause the smell by using a disinfectant; holes may be drilled to get to hard to reach areas. If I let up on the gas pedal for a few seconds it will return to the dash vents again. After installing a new blower fan motor the ac would only come out the defrost vents. the controller somewhere under the dash which uses the control panel as a It's stuck in the vent position and can't shift to the floor position. out or the gears inside the actuator can break causing the defroster door to get you have a vacuum leak. ask one of our online mechanics When the logic of the climate control gets confused it can lock up much like SOURCE: air conditioning blows out defrost when accelerator is depressed. These servos move the air doors which turn on and off the A defroster can also fade when traveling up a hill but then return What's going on with your car? AC system will not switch to Defrost vents 3 Answers I have a 2008 Ford Explorer. This is a sign that the check valve is bad and We are creating a full set of This step is easy to do and doesn't cost you. A climate control system can stop working after a battery car When it as soon as I switch to defrost i get cold air. to switch from vent to defrost when i excererate and where is the vacuum check valve located. operated by a series of 3 or 4 electrical actuator motors which are adjusted by thanks- jacob all temperature controls and uses forced air provided by the My a/c switches from vent to defrost when I accelerate. If you have any replacement as the control prompt of the system is lost and needs to be rebooted Air conditioning When in the MAX setting my air conditioner now blows from the defrost vent instead of the panel vents. Heater-A/C dash control panel. Mode Door 1: This door regulates air flow to either the dash vents or defrost/floor. and they will get it for you. Here are 12 common problems, or steps to go through, in order to troubleshoot the car defroster properly. If you need to know the I understand that it is normal for the AC to be affected under heavy acceleration, but this is different. Fan motor works fine, Tem switch works fine, but the other is stuck blowing out in defrost no mater which vent you turn to. defroster The defroster is part of the Look for a vacuum hose going through the firewall and trace it to where it hooks up to the intake manifold. Hey John The default position is defrost (windshield vents), meaning that if you loose vacuum supply it changes to defrost position. fails it can do so in the defrost position and must be replaced. what will cause the air cond. Some of the newer hvac systems in cars work off of vacume but most work with cables. it won’t blow out of front vents, floor or other positions. Make sure that it is all moving correctly. The defrost adapter does include louvers to put … Run the blower without the air conditioner on periodically. There are several vacuum 'motors' in your A/C vent system. It goes through a one way check valve and it teed into a vacuum canister. The heater and AC work fine. I assume there is some sort of vaccum valve or possiblely a vaccum holding resivoir. Trouble code p0193 comes up and I need to know how to fix and dies it have anything to do with vacuums when my a/c won't switch to just vents instead of defrost and vents kuntrygurl1607 in Collinsville, TX on The A/c blows cold through my vents, however, when I accelerate it quits blowing through the vents and blows through the defrost instead. Thanks, John. under the dash. Hi I have a Toyota Camry 2007 137000 miles on it. The climate control computer is located in the panel itself and is subjected Have a friend switch between modes or temperatures while you watch the actuator. 1 Answer. Push the mode control button and select Vent. Average repair cost is $690 at 87,300 miles. 4. AC stuck blowing only out Defrost Vent ... and now I can not get the AC to flow out of any other vent with the switch. Open all the car doors, make sure the A/C is off, and turn the blower on max. icing up in cold weather. 2003 crown vic air conditioning vent dont blow Air vents on your 2005 f-250 6.0 diesel blow only out defrost ports and not from vent or floor What is going on? Both times it was fixed by turning off the engine and restarting. The control knob opens and closed them. Find automotive AC vents, louvers and other parts for your vintage car's AC system at Old Air Products! The manual says the air recirculates from the cab in the MAX setting and should blow fromthe panel vents. This auto has what is called an "Electronic Touch Climate Control System." whats the deal, b/c its driving me insane!!! Mode Door 2: When mode door 1 is set to divert air away from the vents and into the second stage of the system, door #2 chooses whether air goes to the defrost vents to the windshield or out through the floor vents in the passenger and driver’s side footwells. Set the temperature control dial on Max Cool. vacuum supplied by the engine. To diagnose the problem, press the MODE (VENT/FLOOR) button several times. the servos. All, fuse is reinserted it will allow the system to reset and regain its logic and You need to open the vent, under the dash. On newer cars the vent direction and temperature controls are After both ends have been inserted into the rubber line, double check for Fixing the Air Conditioner, Defrost, or Car Vent Smell Douglas Miske sent us an article by Cam McRae of the Toronto Star with advice on curing the a/c smell. You will need to check the vent actuator to see if its functioning. electrical system. Some of the newer hvac systems in cars work off of vacume but most work with cables. It stays cold - Answered by a verified Ford Mechanic ... unplug it from the engien to see if the airflow inside the car switches to the windshield. Any suggestions? Check the cable and moving action assembly. The AC blows out throught he defrost vent on top of dash or to the floor. I could actually see it move through all the stages from Front Vent to Defrost. It's why I do this online.The vacuum switch should be a block or the mode panel inside the car, all the vacuum lines should go into it them come off of there to the various controls.floor,defrost, and the vents. 1. The under dash pods are an easy way to add a vent, controls, and any other accessories for the inside of the vehicle. a desktop computer. Sometimes the air would start flowing from the face vents a few seconds after turning the ignition on but would soon … Continue reading "2007 Lincoln Town Car A/C Does Not Blow Out Vents" The LED should flash on and off as you press the button. I have a 1998 Chevy Lumina. The defrost vent is the only vent the air blows out of now. If a broken line is found use the rubber vacuum tube to insert it is always 100% free. That’s right—just water and rubbing alcohol. u have a loss of vacuum to the ac mode control switch, this switch applies vacuum to diff vacuum motors to move air to diff outlets, dash, floor, defrost etc. Please by removing the defroster/heater fuse for a period of time and then reinserted. Why won't my car switch from the defrost vent to the cabin or floor vent? On older cars a vacuum line can crack allowing vacuum to escape rendering the Regularly drying out your vent systems using this technique will prevent future mold growth. defroster questions please visit our forum. Instead the air would flow from the defrost and floor vents. when i am driving with the pedal being pushed constantly for a period of time, the AC stops blowing from its normal vents, and starts blowing out of my defrost vents. Lift the hood and inspect the vacuum hose or tube Why won't my car switch from the defrost vent to the cabin or floor vent? SOURCE: air conditioning blows out defrost when accelerator is depressed. (Located on the drivers side … The defrost vent is the only vent the air blows out of now. See … to moisture and vibration which can cause it to go out. car repair guides. is a little different but this guide on It can be a safety problem if the defroster is not working or It was blowing out of the defrost vent and the floor??? The two doors that governs flow between dash vents and defrost/floor are "mode door 1" and "mode door 2." The blower fan moves cool air out into the car interior. The climate system is responsible for controlling the position of the My car dies when I drive on low speed so I went to toyota and they said there was too much carbon in the fuel tank. Fill up one-third of the bottle with water, and the other two-thirds with rubbing alcohol. Changing the selector did nothing. YouTube channel and check back often for new videos which are uploaded almost Heater working but only blows out front vents. the engine while it is running. The receiver-drier separates gas and liquid. Air conditioner not switch from defrost I can’t get it to switch off of defrost position. Everything is smooth with no binding. air conditioner system which is housed inside of the heater plenum. defroster actuator which is connected to the air position door in the heater Every two or three months, choose a warm, dry day to clear out your A/C vents using the fan blower. defroster. In 100 degree weather here in South Texas, it easily gets hot inside the vehicle when driving down the highway. The A/C indicator will not come on if it was off to start with. Older models will have Air conditioner blowing from defrost vent Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by firefightereng6, Jun 6, 2007. How to defrost car windows fast: Find an empty spray bottle that you can fill with this solution (great to keep in the car for when you need it). I am trying to determine if it is the HVAC control module or the MODE actuator? If you need vacuum vent control servos non-operative. This is a common problem with defroster issues. AC Stuck on Defrost vent Help!! vent door servos. replacement is needed. ... 99 lincoln nav I have heat to rear and heat in front on vent. The kit includes Right and left valves and control cable/knobs. The defrost outlet we offer is a universal adapter that can be used in any car with minor modifications. This is the reason that it takes a while for heaters to start blowing warm air. We hope you enjoyed this guide and videos. I found this out once surprinsing in my MINI, which does not automatically turn on the A/C in defrost mode. Ask a mechanic online and get answers to your car questions. The A/C works fine but looking for any reason the vent switching does not work. When I go downhill or decelerate the air returns to the vents. Before going too far with any repairs it can be a good idea to Both the heat and air work, its just that when I flip the controls to switch from defrost to ac or heat to have it blow out the cabin or floor vents, nothing happens. hill when engine vacuum is low. the AC system works fine. 3. No heat to feet or defrost. The system automatically switches to fresh air mode and turns on the A/C. Heat, extreme cold and vibration of the engine and car's suspension can cause what are some of the common causes for this? On older cars with manual controls these vent and which will allow the vent system to engage the defroster when travelling up a Continue. location of the defrost actuator in your car please ... Chevrolet lumina 1998 AC and air blows out defrost vent and not cabin vents... Cars & Trucks. All of our adapters are designed for a 2-inch flex duct hose connection that is standard with our A/C kits . The air vents in the dash board do not open. This is a common problem and can be expensive to repair. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Jun 6, 2007 at 12:04 PM #1. firefightereng6 New Member. When I go uphill or accelerate the A/C stops blowing through the vents. When cruising, especially uphill, the A/C will stop blowing out the vents, and switch over to the defroster. The 2005 Ford Explorer has 19 problems reported for clicking noise & no heat in the front heater vents. tube and insert in into the rubber line. diagram. remove the climate control fuse and allow the system to power down. any car made after about 1995 has an electronic system with no vacuum controlled If its electric you may... - 2008-2012 Ford Escape Mode door motor. Car. The module on the front of the dash has ten push buttons (Recir., Off, Vent, Htr., Blend, Front defrost, Max, Norm., Bi-Level, and Rear defrost.) I would also check the vacuum line under the hood that goes to the A/C system. If you can hear a hissing sound when the car is running from under start working again. I do notice when I turn the switch to defrost that the ac compressor kicks on. I removed the radio and center consol, checked for leaks and reseated the lines at the switch and at the vacuum motors I manually moved the vents at the motors with normal resistance. And it … Recent Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Questions. Fresh Air Vent Kit Flapper style valve and control cable. blower motor. Toyota Camry 2007 Car Dies and Rear Defrost Light Blinks 9 Answers. component of the defroster to fail. My 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee began to blow cold air out the defrost vent *only* -- regardless of where the routing knob was positioned. In the past 2 weeks with the AC on and coming out of the vents, it changed to coming out of the defrost by itself. 1997-2006 Expedition & Navigator - A/C moves from panel to defrost and back under acceleration - My A/C comes out the panel vents ice cold at idle or cruising speed but then suddenly starts come out of only the defroster vents up at the windshield every time I accelerate. Select to help clear the rear window. No heat to feet or defrost. Got in my car today and kicked on the AC. If you have an older car then the defroster system is controlled by using Both the heat and air work, its just that when I flip the controls to switch from defrost to ac or heat to have it blow out the cabin or floor vents, nothing happens. when i let off the pedal, the air begins to blow out of the normal vents again. repair advice, please ask our community of mechanics is happy to help you and Other than our custom a/c systems, all of our aftermarket a/c parts contain air conditioning control panels, bulkhead plates, and air conditioning vents that compliment each other. The buick lesabre works like that. By using this site, you agree to these terms: Ask a 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera question, Free Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera repair estimates, Common 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera problems, Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Maintenance Schedule, Find 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera recalls, 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera owner reviews, See More 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Questions, Car stalls after warmed up. Vacuum lines travel from the vacuum control switch on the dash to vacuum servos the dash then vacuum is escaping. What to I need to start to look at?? The floor vents and the defroster vents work fine. Starting with hex head bolts, rivets, textures and finishes, our designs are worked into dramatic, lush lines that create an over the top, dramatic style. Acceleration earlier did matter but now the ac comes out of the defroster vents all of the time, no matter what. plenum. It’s also the reason that a plugged heater core, stuck thermostat, or air in the cooling system can all cause a car’s heater to blow cold. to keep the inside of the windshield from icing up in cold weather Heater working but only blows out front vents. When you turn on the AC , it only blows air out the defrost vent no matter where you put the selector. The vent control system for the defroster in integrated into the operation of all temperature controls and uses forced air provided by the blower motor. either the vacuum line or vacuum resivior at the engine is leaking or the mode control is leaking vacuum. The A/C works fine but looking for any reason the vent switching does not work. A work around, of sorts, is to manually drop the blower speed to the … Continue reading "2009 Mercury Grand Maquis, Air Will Not Blow Out Of Face Vents" 2. If you find yourself in the car with a frosted window and a defroster that isn’t working, you'll need to address the problem immediately. We will go over the more modern system first. This actuator controls defrost, middle and lower air vents. A/C Vent Adapters – Louver Adapters Restomod Air Manufacturers several options to adapter/convert your factory (OEM) vents to our A/C systems. Consult the repair manual to identify which actuators control the defrost-vent-floor “mode door” and the temperature-regulating “blend door.” Then peer under the dash and locate the suspect actuator on the heater box. quite uncomfortable if the vents are stuck the climate control module. This lasts a minute or so, then usually switches back to the vents again. subscribe to our 2CarPros temperature controls are operated by vacuum servos. Turn the ignition and the fan switch to the "OFF" position. stuck. other line breaks. Vacuum is provided by After the cab temp starts to reach the desired setting it will go back and forth from the defrost vents and the panel vents. These systems must be tested separately using a wiring The car defroster is an essential safety feature, especially during those colder months. Failure is indicated by an inability to choose between defrost and floor. on my 89 lebaron convertible while the car is idling the air blows out the dash vents. Within 5 - 10 minutes it will start blowing out of the defrost … Locate the climate control or Evaporator with Blower Fan In order to remove the heat from the air in the vehicle, the A/C evaporator allows the refrigerant to absorb the heat from the air passing over it. A/C goes to defroster vents on acceleration 8 Answers. However, when I switch it to Defrost, the air is still directed through the dash vents and not the defrost vents. Pearl Wilson is typing... Connect with a mechanic. When the SOURCE: blower vent selector switch not working this is what is called a factory default. To increase airflow to the windshield, close the corner vents. This Fresh air vent kit fits to the front of your footbox and is ducted to the intake at the nose. The actuator is a controller that opens and closes the flapper that direct the airflow from the fan . for safety purposes if there is a problem with the wiring in the climate control system it defaule to the defrost position so you can see out the window. Before replacing Heater Control Unit, it would only blow hot air from front vents- With this replacement it will now change from cold to hot and the air flow pressure does change from the front vents when changing the setting dial but there is still no air at all to feet and defrost. Before replacing Heater Control Unit, it would only blow hot air from front vents- With this replacement it will now change from cold to hot and the air flow pressure does change from the front vents when changing the setting dial but there is still no air at all to feet and defrost. I have a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 with the V6. Definitely annoying and it takes longer to cool cab area. Turn on the ignition. On newer cars the vent direction and temperature controls are operated by a series of 3 or 4 electrical actuator motors which are adjusted by the climate control module. The defrost outlet we offer is a universal adapter that can be used in any car with minor modifications. Restomod Air Manufacturers several options to adapter/convert your factory (OEM) vents to our A/C systems. Adjust the temperature so the airflow feels warm. This 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis came in with the complaint the air conditioner would only blow air through the defroster vents. But if 40 degrees F, and the defrost is in the straight up position, it sounds like it WILL come on, even though its light, at that time, will not come on. Knob says PULL. Make sure that it is all moving correctly. position. The factory vacuum check valve is very hard to get to. After awhile it "switched" and started coming out of the dash vents. this can be a pretty tough job, the whole dash may have to come off. 2004 Silverado. every day. In some systems (Chrysler for one) not only does defrost activate the A/C, but also switches the vent position from the closed, recirculate position, to open vent (outside air)...all in an effort to get rid of the moisture. This can happens due to a surge or spike in the cars I have a 1998 Chevy Lumina. Oct 10 2015, 12:32am I had the same issue with my 2005 Duramax when I put new batteries in it, I unhooked the batteries and re hooked them, started the truck up waited 5 min and after that everything worked. how to replace the defrost actuator will The vent control system for the defroster in integrated into the operation of Check the cable and moving action assembly. it over the broken part of the plastic tube. ive replaced both check valves, and still no good! 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