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How to replace an air inlet actuator on 2007 Pontiac Vibe 1.8 Liter Engine


Recirculation Control The recirculation control determines the air intake through the recirculation actuator. When the recirculation switch is pressed, a signal is sent from the switch to the recirculation actuator through the recirculation signal circuit. When the actuator receives the signal, the actuator moves into the recirculation mode. This circulates air from inside the vehicle instead of fresh air from the outside. Recirculation is available in any mode and can be selected with the blower motor in either the ON or OFF position.
Air Inlet Valve Actuator Replacement
Removal Procedure
  1. Remove the Instrument Panel (IP) compartment. Refer to Instrument Panel Compartment Replacement .
remove the glove box
Remove the connector (2). Remove the two screws (1) and the air inlet actuator (3) from the HVAC module.

Apr 18, 2016 | Pontiac Cars & Trucks

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A 2003 4-door Dodge Neon. With the heater on in the recirculate setting all dash lights flash on, car dies, all lights go out. Full tank of gas, good battery, alternator operating, no broken belts.


Your ASD automatic shutdown relay is triped do to a electric problem. Does it happens when you run heater on but not in recirculating mode if not it is either the switch or in recirculating system. If problem happen with heater just turned on you need to replace ?ontrol unit

Dec 27, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

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Inside cab blows out hot air controls are off but air still comes out


OUTSIDE AIR: Press this button to direct the system to use outside air.
Pressing the OUTSIDE AIR button will cancel the RECIRCULATION button.

RECIRCULATION: Press this button to limit the amount of outside air entering your vehicle.
This is helpful when you are trying to limit odors entering your vehicle or attempting to quickly cool down the interior. Pressing RECIRCULATION will recirculate air continuously.

RECIRCULATION is used when the fan control is OFF to limit odors, outside air and dust from entering your vehicle. All button lights will go off. The last setting selected will activate when the blower is turned back on.
Pressing the RECIRCULATION button will cancel the OUTSIDE AIR button. To return to normal operation and to prevent stale air, be sure to return the OUTSIDE AIR.

Between HEATER and BLEND mode, outside air is forced to reduce window fogging. If the RECIRCULATION button is pressed, the LED indicator will flash three times indicating that forced outside air is activated and RECIRCULATION is not available.

I think what your experiencing is normal. If you want to keep cold air form coming into the cabin, press the recirc button.

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Aug 23, 2014 | 2001 Chevrolet Blazer

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If fresh air is selected it will automatically switch to recirculation and flash


If recirculation is active - Switch it off and The system will remember your setting the next time you switch it on.

Jan 29, 2014 | 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara

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A/c recirculating light comes on when i first start up the 2004 gmc yukon xl will not go off until recirculating switch is pushed. Sometimes comes right back on and u have to reset it again


{: ) Just let it be as this behavior is part of normal operation. Observe for a while. Check again your mode settings, should not be in defrost or defog mode when recirc is requested. The recirc function is available only in face or bi-level mode.
If the recirculation switch is pressed into the ON position when the mode switch is in an unavailable mode position, then the recirculation switch LED will flash 3 times. If the HVAC control module detects a fault with the recirc door the HVAC control module will try to drive the actuator for a predetermined amount of time, to outside air, which is the defaulted position for the recirculation actuator.
Try settling on the face and bi-level mode. You can manually turn on or off the recirc function and observe some air change on the vents. When recirc is off (light off) outside air will also enter and it will mix with the cold air inside if your a/c is on.
The HVAC system also monitors the inside and outside temperature sensors and uses these inputs to control the opening or closing of the recirculation door. If the outside temp is colder, it may not allow recirc off, sometimes it may not even allow a/c function. You may also have a sticking door or failing actuator. If any of the approaches above doesn't come out well, you may proceed for a scan tool diagnostic test to be sure, if your HVAC system does have a trouble.

Aug 27, 2011 | 2003 GMC Yukon XL

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Recirclation light blinks on and off and will not stay on anf fan does not blow at full force when it's switch to level 5.


{: ) Regardless of the blower motor switch position, recirculation is available only in the panel and bi-level mode switch positions. Including the OFF position. The mode switch must be placed in either the panel or bi-level position before the blower motor switch is placed in the OFF position. In order to reduce windshield fogging, outside air is circulated when the mode switch is in the defrost or defog positions. If the recirculation switch is pressed into the ON position when the mode switch is in an unavailable mode position, then the recirculation switch LED will flash 3 times. If the HVAC control module detects a fault with the recirc door the HVAC control module will try to drive the actuator for a predetermined amount of time, to outside air, which is the defaulted position for the recirculation actuator.
As for your blower not full force at level 5, check first the BLWR fuse 40A at the underhood fuse block. If its okay, most likely you have a malfunctioning blower motor resistor assembly.

Jul 06, 2010 | 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer

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Reprogram AC/heater door mode


Press and hold the POWER and RECIRCULATE buttons simultaneously for at least 5 seconds. The LEDs on the button should come on and it takes about 3 minutes to run through the diagnostics as it checks the limits of each of the actuators. After completion, if the RECIRCULATE button is flashing then the calibration of one or more of the actuators has failed.

May 30, 2010 | 2001 Dodge Grand Caravan

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When i press the ac button it blinks three times but does not turn on. 2007 Tahoe LT


If your vehicle is equipped with automatic climate control, this should help.

Recirculation Operation
The HVAC control module controls the air intake through the recirculation actuator. The recirculation switch closes the recirculation door in order to circulate the air within the vehicle. The outside air switch opens the recirculation door in order to route outside air into the vehicle. Regardless of the blower motor switch position, recirculation is available only in the panel and bi-level mode switch positions. Including the OFF position. The mode switch must be placed in either the panel or bi-level position before the blower motor switch is placed in the OFF position. In order to reduce windshield fogging, outside air is circulated when the mode switch is in the defrost or defog positions. If the recirculation switch is pressed into the ON position when the mode switch is in an unavailable mode position, then the recirculation switch LED will flash 3 times. If the HVAC control module detects a fault with the recirc door the HVAC control module will try to drive the actuator for a predetermined amount of time, to outside air, which is the defaulted position for the recirculation actuator

Oct 17, 2009 | 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe

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Replaced battery, then dash AC amber light flashes on/off.


You could do 2 things...have the codes read and reset at a parts store or try to take both wires off the battery and try to reset the codes.

Mar 25, 2009 | 1998 Dodge Caravan

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Recirculation light and ac light flash when you push them


when it is cold out your car is designed to make sure it is not on recirculation mode if it was your inside windows would be all fogged up because of humitity .

Jan 30, 2009 | 2007 Chevrolet Equinox LS New Cars

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