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My 2009 Chy. T&C makes a flapping sound for about 10 Sec. after the car is started. I traced it to the re-circulation door, above the fan motor. When it is on re-circulation mode it doesn't d

My 2009 Chy. T&C makes a flapping sound for about 10 Sec. after the car is started. I traced it to the re-circulation door, above the fan motor. When it is on re-circulation mode it doesn't do it. When it is in fresh air mode and the fan is turned on, it does. The door comes down and then continues to bump the bottom for about 10 Sec. or more. After that it stays down until the fan is turned off and back on again. I don't think it is Vac. operated. Any ideas?

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  • Ed Fritz Sep 27, 2014

    Mike, I couldn't have described it better. You are not alone in this curious oddity of the T&C. I hope we find a cure...and easy and inexpensive cure. Thanks, Ed

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I would try to recalibrate the climate control head

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sounds like you have a blown head gasket this would explain loss of coolant and running poorly excessive smoke.

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SOURCE: 2001PT Cruiser door locks

The fuse is No.3 "DR locks" (near steering wheel)
If you take the fuse out the doors will not open itselves.

The root cause of the problem will be a microswitch inside the drivers door?

Check this:
http://www.ptdoityourself.net/tl/tl_index2.html#8n

======FOG LIGHTS ============

1.At first take out the foglight's fuse before you battery is dead. (Fog lights stays "ON" even you leave the car).

2.You must replace the Multifunction control switch =(

Here is the photo of problem:
http://www.ptcruiser.fi/ptgalleria/albums/userpics/10010/normal_sumuvalokytkin.jpg

Fog lights are connected to pin 13,14.
Fog light switch is "B". Because the current is many Amps, contact surfaces are heating up.
After that the contact opening "C" is melting (made of plastic) so the fog light stays "ON".

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sounds like you have a faulty ignition switch..have seen this before

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

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Sounds like part of the mechanism has come off track, sorry NOT a home repair...Go to a body shop and have them look at it...Be prepared it could be expensive to repair...Personally, I'd just stop using it.
Good Luck

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