Tag Archives: Vents

Warm or cold air blowing out of the vents on your car or truck? Find some answers to auto repair questions from the experts.


Dodge Stratus Starting issue

My battery recently went bad so I replaced it. The car is a 2003 Dodge stratus SXT so I had to remove the tire to get the battery out. After replacing the battery I noticed a wire had come loose from what ever it was connected to. I don’t know where it goes. It seems…

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2002 Chevrolet Malibu Transmission Codes and Blower Speed Problem

I had my 2002 Chevrolet Malibu serviced at non-Gm transmission shop which scanned the computer for codes. They found P0741 & P0730 which are TCC clutch related. I had them test drive the car to make sure it was not an intermittent problem which could be repaired other than the recommended re-flash of the PCM their service department suggested. They said the…

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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix Vents Hot On Drivers Side- Cold Passenger Side

1999 Pontiac Grand Prix. When I turn my heat on I get heat on the drivers side and A/C cold temperature coming out the passenger side. Same thing happens if I turn on the A/C. This is a common problem with a temperature door actuator motor in the dash. A problem with air temp on…

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Warm Air From GMC Sierra Vents With A/C On

A/c compressor kicks on when ac is turned on, but no cold air comes out of the vents. You can change which vents the air comes out of. The ac is fully charged. When heat is on it only blows hot and can’t change to cooler heat. The vent output speeds can be changed. Any…

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Ford Air Conditioning Problems As Temperature Gets Warmer

With the warmer temperatures coming a little bit early this year, we have seen quite a few cars coming in the shop with air conditioning problems. Once people start using their air conditioning, they make a bee line to the shop if it is not cooling properly. Usually we can hook up our A/C machine…

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No Heat In My 2000 Chevrolet Malibu – Blower Not Working

Hi. My heat stopped working in my 2000 Chevy Malibu. The heat was making a chortling-type sound and then stopped working. Then it came on again a couple times but seems to be done now. What do you think is wrong with it? Mechanic JK: Does the blower motor still blow air out of the…

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2002 Chevy Trailblazer Dies Out

My 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer stalls when sitting at a red light but not all the time,rpms go up then drop to 200 and car cuts off,already cleaned throttle body,changed fuel filter,changed map sensor,changed exhaust cam actuator solenoid and still stalls,any ideas would be greatly appreciated! ProTech: Is the check engine light on at all when…

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2007 Chevy Equinox Freon Pressure Problem

2007 Chevy Equinox: HVAC A/C- 1) A/C on/off button not functioning, press to off and system still running as A/C, toggling/pressing repeatedly still no change 2) system ices up (suction hose) when on low fan but doesn’t on high fan? ProTech: Does the compressor come on right away when starting the truck with the A/C…

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1999 Buick Park Avenue Vents – Cadillac Traction Light Problems

Buick Park Avenue has no heat from the heater. OK. Have you checked the coolant level in the radiator? Yes. radiator temp ok @ gauge. What year is your Buick? Does it have passenger and driver side temperature controls? 1999, yes to both. OK. Place the system in the vent position. Adjust the passenger side…

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Hot Air Blowing From Vents With Air Conditioning On

With the very, very hot temperatures the country has been experiencing lately, especially the Midwest, I thought I would write a bit about how these temperature can affect your car’s air conditioning system. Basically, the hotter it is, the less effective the air conditioning becomes. This can be a real annoyance, since we all like…

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