Question about Toyota RAV4
Built in 2000 and sold as 2001, my rav4 takes forever to warm up on cold days...and heat on inside of vehicle blows cold on drivers side and warm on passenger side. What is causing these problems?
1- first off, it takes a good, engine thermostat to get good heat.
(input) (its called a heat exhanger) bad input ,gives bad output.
we connect a scan tool an see ECT at 180F or more, holding and in the normal driving distances, if you STAT is 2001, its old and slow, get it out of there. if true. old stats can cause overheating and engine damage to any sign of sluggishness or wrong temps, its kicked to the curb, fast. ( if a smart cookie) LOL.
Second, is the fan, yours works. end fan.
Third,are the dampers , these must change at your command.
the FSM covers these tests. do you want to do them.?
its at alldata.com too.. login and read HVAC.
Posted on Feb 09, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Did you check your coolant level or was it low and you added to it at some point? If so the system my need to be bleed or worst case the thermostat is going bad.
Posted on Jan 03, 2009
Blend door for passenger side or blend door motor has failed. Very big job to remove dash and work on it. Except the door motor is accessable from the glove box.
Posted on Apr 29, 2009
SOURCE: 2000 buick lesabre 3800 has
I had same problem on 2000 Lesabre blowing cold on passenger and warm on driver. I fixed it by adding more freon even though it had 28 pounds of preasure. Now it works great!
Posted on May 22, 2009
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