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a/c problems only the far left is cooling

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by btacoma, Jun 26, 2010.

  1. Jun 26, 2010 at 5:46 PM
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    btacoma

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    my a/c has been taking a while to cool, didnt bug me until the other day i had a friend in the truck and his side never got cool. the vent on the far left gets cool after a while but the other 3 stay warm and i leave the truck on the 2nd from the left will get cool but the the two only blow warm air. has this happened to anyone i thought it could be the freon but the left one gets cold. thanks

    roger
     
  2. Jun 26, 2010 at 6:20 PM
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    anybody?
     
  3. Jun 29, 2010 at 3:38 PM
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    check the back black plastic piece traveling the cold air to passenger side, see if its off.
     
  4. Jul 1, 2010 at 10:01 AM
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    I'm having the same problem as btacoma - only the far left is cooling.

    lilgerber, do I need to remove the entire dash assembly to get to the "black plastic piece" or is there a quicker way to get to it?
     
  5. Jul 1, 2010 at 10:44 AM
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    I hope you find the answer! I better check mine - My gal never complains but then again she is willing to go wheeling anywhere without complaining and I'm always hotter than she is - Maybe it is designed to only allow female passengers which is a nice design feature!

    Otherwise if it is just a matter of thinking the 'left' is 'cooler' - That would be a political problem! ;)
     
  6. Jul 1, 2010 at 10:45 AM
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    Now the 'far left' - now that's a problem! I would trade my truck in if it was leaning 'far left!' ;)
     
  7. Jul 1, 2010 at 10:52 AM
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    If it was leaning far left it would only blow hot air up your ass, not out the vents ;)
     
  8. Jul 1, 2010 at 10:54 AM
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    BradleyScottETC

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    How is the air velocity?

    If you are having an air flow issue or are low on refrigerant, you might be freezing your evaporator. I would turn your A/C off and just run your blower on high. Pop the hood and see if you're getting a lot of drainage out of your condensate line (bottom of the firewall on the passenger side) after a few minutes.
     
  9. Jul 1, 2010 at 10:57 AM
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    take it to the dealer and get them to check it out. mine had the same problem, cold air would come out of only a couple vents, the others were just blowing in warm air for outside. they have a test they do to check if it is broken...there is a tsb to fix it. mine was fixed under and i didnt pay anything
     
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