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Heater Recirculate question????

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Gincoma, Oct 11, 2011.

  1. Oct 11, 2011 at 8:47 PM
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    Gincoma

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    Factory Monster Truck Package with reverse gear.
    So when I turn on my heater and push the recirculate button after like 5 min the light goes off and I push it again and 5 min later shuts off again....Is this normal I dont remember this happening on my 05....I have a 2011 TRD Sport DCLB
     
  2. Oct 11, 2011 at 8:48 PM
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    kirkofwimbo

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    I hear conflicting stories on this, some say this is supposed to happen, but my '07 stays on full time when I select it. Try pressing and holding the button for 5 or so seconds
     
  3. Oct 12, 2011 at 5:02 PM
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    Thanks whipper...I thought maybe it was a problem i was use to my 05
     
  4. Oct 12, 2011 at 5:03 PM
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    So I guess just holding it in will do...yeah I never heard of this. Thanks
     
  5. Dec 1, 2011 at 6:38 AM
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    Glad I found this...mine was doing this last night, 2011 as well...shit was pissing me off!!!
     
  6. Dec 1, 2011 at 7:49 AM
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    Joe D

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    Yup on it going off and yup on holding it to keep it on HOWEVER, you are going to end up with high humidity in your truck and may fog the windows. Humidity, dampness, water are not good for the interior of your truck and its components...and fogged windows are not good for visability. Manufactures used to advertise "blow through" ventilation as it helped keep the interior dryer, including those you can't see or reach.
     
  7. Dec 1, 2011 at 10:48 AM
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    Assuming it's humid.
     
  8. Dec 1, 2011 at 11:17 AM
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    In an enclosed area such as this your body puts off enough water breathing to fog the windows if the outside temp is low.
     
  9. Dec 1, 2011 at 12:13 PM
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    I'm glad I found this too. My heater does this, and if I want to run the cold on air circulate it does it too.

    Would say it makes sense for the humid area's of the US. I'm in Az, we don't know what humid is.
     
  10. Dec 1, 2011 at 12:16 PM
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    Kurdain

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    The re-circulation only turns itself on the 2 defrost settings (window and the feet/window).

    This is designed to keep fresh air circulating to prevent fogging of the windows.
    Also you will notice your AC will cycle on/off on these 2 settings, regardless if you have it on or not. This also further removes moisture from the air.
     
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