Question about 2001 Volkswagen Passat

3 Answers

Heater blowing cold air.

You can feel hot air coming thru the ducts until you turn the fan up,then it blows cold.

Posted by on

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    heater fan extremely loud when turned on, still will blow air

×

3 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

    Champion:

    An expert who has answered 200 questions.

  • Expert
  • 239 Answers

Replace thermostat its clugged,and only allows very little water to go through

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Brigadier General:

    An expert that has over 10,000 points.

  • Master
  • 6,966 Answers

Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Initially, the blower/fan is both used for cold and hot. It is the vents/vanes that closes/opens where the air being blown out would be coming from, the heater or the A/C. Often, there are linkages that gets misaligned, out of position, bent, broken or simply drop off. Should this be the case, then even with the levers/controls set at hot/heater, and the heater working, the vents are drawing air from the A/C section (even if it is not working) and not from the heater core.

Good luck and Thank you for using FixYa.

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 326 Answers

Check the water contol valve operation ( under hood connected to heater hoses), do you have a full load of coolant?, also air mix door under dash, is the temp of the coolant hot?.Check them all out, you'll find it

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Why is my heater blowing cold


Most likely it is the heater control valve that shifts air from blowing across your heater core to your air conditioner core.

If your fan works and your car is fairly new..meaning your heater core isn't dirty and full of craap...then it is the climate cotrol valve.
If you are lucky, it might be a thermostat that is bad and blocking hot water from entering your heater core. Bottom line, if hot water doesn't circulate thru that little heater core, you won't get heat.
You might be able to look under the hood and grab the hot water lines that go thru the firewall and feed your heater core. If they feel cold to the touch after engine has warmed up, then you aren't getting circulating water to the heater core. If they feel nice and warm, then the heater core is fine, but your climate control valve has closed off the fan that blows across the core to disperse heat into the cabin

Feb 24, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

2002 Ford Taurus, Heater blows cold air?


What have you checked so far ?
Radiator full of coolant ? Heater hoses getting hot ?

Feb 23, 2015 | 2002 Ford Taurus

2 Answers

1999 chevy silverado heater fan only blows cold air , both coolant lines in are hot


I like that you were knowledgeable to check both coolant lines tells me you are getting hot coolant through the heater core next thing to check will be the blend door on the inside of your vehicle. The blend door is a door that switches from cold air duct to heater duct depending on what you are using at the time. If it is stuck on the cold air duct you will not get any heat sometimes these doors are vacuum actuated and sometimes they are electrically actuated most the time you are able to see the movement of the motor from inside if you don't see any movement but you hear it move chances are it is the door blend I hope this helps.

Jan 10, 2013 | 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

1 Answer

The heat blows cold and hot. Is it the resistor module or the themostat


The resistor controls fan speed, not temp.
If the heat comes and goes, it could be the thermostat, or the radiator could be low on coolant, or have air pockets, or one of the blend doors may not be working correctly.
The blend doors direct air thru the heater core and the vents.

Dec 20, 2012 | 2003 Chrysler Town & Country

1 Answer

A/c is blowing cold air thru 2 air ducts the other 2 are blowing hot air?


Possibly a vacum leak that is needed to activate the doors that controlthe air flow of cold air. The warm air may just be outsied air.

Mar 26, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

My Buick skylark doesn't leak but it over heats..


To troubleshoot this types of problem,click the link below :---

All types of car overheating problems and troubleshooting? http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/11/all-types-of-car-overheating-problems.html

--------

heater blows through defrost?

-http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/02/heater-blows-only-from-defrost.html
--------Go through the procedure to confirm the issue.

------
Engine Overheats and heater blowing cold?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/engine-overheats-and-heater-blowing.html

---------
Heat blows cold on drivers side and hot on passenger side?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/heat-blows-cold-on-drivers-side-and-hot.html

-----------

This will help.Thanks.

Dec 08, 2011 | 1995 Buick Skylark

1 Answer

Heater stopped blowing hot air this wonter


You need to check the heater core it has two hoses going to it feel of them if one is hot and the other cold heater core is stopped up replace it or flush it out if they are both hot it can be the switch or a vacuum line the vacuum line will be on the passenger side under the hood where the airconditioner hoses go in the body

Jan 21, 2010 | 1994 Chevrolet Camaro

2 Answers

Heater blows cold air. also, the temperature gage


A thermostat stuck in the open position can cause both of these problems

Nov 12, 2009 | 2002 Chevrolet S-10

Not finding what you are looking for?
2001 Volkswagen Passat Logo

757 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Volkswagen Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

61037 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6812 Answers

Are you a Volkswagen Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...