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Hot/cold air blowing out when A/C unit is on

I also have a 2005 Highlander and recently acquired a problem at 99,800kms where the A/C when on, blows hot air even when fan is off. The temperature fluctuates hot and cold as does the force of air coming out.

I spoke to my Toyota service mechanic and he claimed this was a common problem with the 2005's. He gave the reason the wires have become loose behind the knob and need to be re-soldered into place, at a cost of about $200.00.

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  • cvis56 Sep 25, 2009

    Hey rolingking;

    Thanks for taking the time to respond. I wanted to try re-soldering it myself but afraid I may mess it up. The Toyota guys know their stuff and could have it fixed in no time, but at Toyota prices!!!

    I will investigate further and see if I can get behind and re-solder the wires.

    Thanks again...shall keep you posted!

    Christine

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You can tinker with it, if you know how to get behind
the knob and look for the loose wires and re-solder it
in place.

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