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2008 hyundai elantra: I can not adjust the temprature setting from cold to Hot. Knob moves freely but it stays cold. does not appear to be a thermostat problem

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Are you able to remove the knob safely? It sounds like the knob might be stripped but still hanging on. If you are able to get the knob off then you should be able to manually adjust the control using pliers or something to see if the knob itself is the problem or not.

Posted on Oct 16, 2013

Testimonial: "it doesn't appear to be binding or anything seems to move just as it always has."

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  • Don Smith
    Don Smith Oct 16, 2013

    "it doesn't appear to be binding or anything seems to move just as it always has.

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    Don Smith Oct 16, 2013

    No, I just pulled it off and worked it by hand and it still doesn't change the temp.

  • FatalBert Oct 17, 2013

    Then the problem is most likely behind the controls. You may have to get the control unit replaced.

  • Don Smith
    Don Smith Nov 07, 2013

    I have replaced the control unit in the dash and that did not resolve the issue.

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