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A/C will only blow through defrost vents

The A/C and heater will only blow through the defrost vents. The tempeture works just fine, blows cold air when at 60 degrees and blows hot when set to 90 degrees. I can not change the air or heater to blow through any other vents even if I switch it to another vent, will only blow through defrost.

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Common question on this site. On late model cars, the vents are controlled by blend door motors. Small electric motors open and close doors to direct air flow.
Chances are you have a blend door that is stuck or a failed motor.
The default position is the defrost to make sure the windshield is always clear.
Someone will need to look behind the dash to see if all of the doors will move on demand.

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No one seems to know how the switch moves the doors???

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SOURCE: air cinditioning blowing from cold to hot air

need to check ac fan or fans ,are they working? if not check fuses and fan relays,,,,,and fans (hot wire the fan to see if it/they work

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SOURCE: A/c only blowing cold air out of the passenger vents. Warm out of the drivers

check the refrigerant level a low charge will do this due to only half of the evaporator is working from low charge

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SOURCE: 1996 Acura TL Heater blows cold air when stopped

the heater core could be clogged you might again check your coolant level just to be sure its full

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SOURCE: Heater/Cooling problems on 2000 Acura RL

Check the fuse for your blower motor if it is OK the Blower Motor may be bad or you may have a loose wire to or from the it have it checked if fuse is good

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

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SOURCE: heater fan only blows on dash vents and not on

the simplist answer is the cable is disconnected from the diverter valve if it;s a manual lever or the vacuum damper is bad that operates the diverter. Lok under the dash board to find.

Posted on Dec 27, 2009

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