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Old 05-12-2008, 03:12 PM   #1
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My A/C is only cold on the passenger side vents of my 01. The amount of coming out of all the vents appears to be the same but passenger side is cold and the drivers side just feels like vents would if the ac was off. Not Hot but definatly not cold.

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I have the same problem. For a quick fix turn the drivers side'* vent all the way off, then gradually turn them on, the air should be alomst as cold as the passenger side
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Have the charge for the A/C checked. That is one of the symptoms of a low charge. If that is OK, then you may have a problem with the air mix actuator.
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I hsd a brand A/C condenser installed last summer and had the system recharged. But mine still does it, any possible reasons why?
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If the passenger side temperature changes properly, but not the driver'* side, and you have a good charge, the problem may be the driver'* side air mix actuator. That moves the door to adjust for the temperature setting. This diagram shows the location.
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Remove the lower panel on the driver'* side, then look toward the center of the car, and you should be able to see it.
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If the passenger side temperature changes properly, but not the driver'* side, and you have a good charge, the problem may be the driver'* side air mix actuator. That moves the door to adjust for the temperature setting. This diagram shows the location.


Remove the lower panel on the driver'* side, then look toward the center of the car, and you should be able to see it.
Ok, then what do I do?
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If you can see it well enough...see if it moves when you change the temperature. If it doesn't, it probably needs to be replaced.
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Great Information in this Forum !
I'm having the same problem with my air conditioning system,
Instead of diving directly underneath the dash, I'm going to simply add more Freon first..
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Great Information in this Forum !
I'm having the same problem with my air conditioning system,
Instead of diving directly underneath the dash, I'm going to simply add more Freon first..

Yup,,, I spent hours under my dash after my neighbor who owns an auto shop says my levels were fine when he hooked his machine up to it for me.

All the actuators moved,,,, so I said Im gonna throw a car in for the heck of it,,,,, guess what,,,,, icecubes !!!!!

$9 and alot of waisted time,,,,
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Obnoxus, I'm glad you got your air conditioning back...
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