Question about Cars & Trucks
Not normally. If the heat temp GAUGE shows hot and the A/C blows warm you could actually be having a hot engine.situation. The heat GAUGE is controlled by the TEMP SENDER UNIT and has no connection with the A/C other than the A/C condenser rides in front of the radiator and catches all the debris first which can plug up the air flow to the radiator and cause the temp gauge to climb. If the A/C condenser is plugged by dirt and debris the Freon can't get cooled down enough to cool the cabin temp very well.
My suggestion would be to back wash the radiator and condenser. Use a high pressured garden hose and from the engine bay squirt the hose through the radiator and the condenser both to remove what you can't see. Be very careful not to bend the cooling fins of either the radiator or the condenser.
Posted on Dec 22, 2016
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Mar 26, 2017 | Cars & Trucks
Dec 22, 2016 | 2002 Saab 9-5
Dec 30, 2014 | Cars & Trucks
Sep 11, 2014 | 2008 Chevrolet Colorado
Jan 09, 2014 | 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix
Nov 20, 2017 | 1993 GMC Suburban
Nov 13, 2009 | 2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara
Jul 23, 2009 | 1991 GMC Sonoma
Apr 28, 2009 | BMW 318 Cars & Trucks
Apr 26, 2009 | 2002 Kia Sportage
14 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!