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Cold air only through dash vents

Post by craigdm » Thu Nov 25, 2021 3:16 pm

Noticed last night that the dash vents are only throwing out cold air. Lovely warm air from all the others.
Automatic Aircon switched on, same through both drivers and passengers side.

Any ideas?
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Cold air only through dash vents

Post by B21 » Thu Nov 25, 2021 3:22 pm

Have you adjusted the centre vent blend switch temp wise?
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Post by craigdm » Thu Nov 25, 2021 3:35 pm

Not too sure what you mean, I had it on Auto, 26 Deg on each side.
Ended up just closing the vents!
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Post by enuff_zed » Thu Nov 25, 2021 4:04 pm

The horizontal wheel below the central locking button on the photo.
Very easy to move it to cold when you're dusting.
Double check that first.
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Post by bigwinn » Thu Nov 25, 2021 4:19 pm

B21 wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 3:22 pm Have you adjusted the centre vent blend switch temp wise?
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Post by B21 » Thu Nov 25, 2021 4:26 pm

bigwinn wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 4:19 pm
B21 wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 3:22 pm Have you adjusted the centre vent blend switch temp wise?
Nice bit of Chris Rea there B21

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Post by craigdm » Thu Nov 25, 2021 10:00 pm

Christ, that even more well hidden than the recycle button on the steering wheel,!
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Post by enuff_zed » Fri Nov 26, 2021 8:57 am

craigdm wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 10:00 pm Christ, that even more well hidden than the recycle button on the steering wheel,!
Did it fix your problem?
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Post by B21 » Fri Nov 26, 2021 9:45 am

craigdm wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 10:00 pm Christ, that even more well hidden than the recycle button on the steering wheel,!

Not sure how a large colour marked thumb wheel in the middle of the dashboard directly in line of sight can be described as ‘well hidden’? :rofl:

On your insurance claim did the tree leap out into the road? :rofl:
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Post by craigdm » Fri Nov 26, 2021 12:48 pm

The blend wheel did indeed solve my problem!

Must get round to reading the manual, thanks for the responses.
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Post by enuff_zed » Fri Nov 26, 2021 1:41 pm

craigdm wrote: Fri Nov 26, 2021 12:48 pm The blend wheel did indeed solve my problem!

Must get round to reading the manual, thanks for the responses.
Excellent!
Now if you have trouble with it not cornering very well, there is a big wheel in front of the drivers seat......................... :poke: :D
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