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1997 Legacy Brighton The heater/climate control buttons no longer illuminate or work. The blower works as well as the blower control but the buttons to switch from defrost to feet or vents no longer work regularly. They will occasionally work but never when you nee them to and less as time goes on. Thanks for your help.

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SOURCE: Climate Control Air Conditioning

check for vac leaks under hood and dashbord

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SOURCE: climate control system only blow air out defrost vent

there is a good chance that you blend air door is stuck closed over your heater core and therefore not allowing the heat to flow, also your door that opens and close your direction of flow from the floor ,das,vent and defrost.your going to have to remove the lower cowling of the dash on the passenger side analso some of the center dash to actually check to see if the cable,servo motors. are acuating the doors.the issue could be just a stuck door or a misaligned cable or that it came off. that falls under the mechanical side of probabilities. electrical would most likely be a faulty selector switch or a servo motor

Posted on May 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Jeep AC blows cold air at defrost and feet but not through vents

There is a flap that directs the air. the flap is controlled by a vacuum actuator. This is located inside the venting. The actuator is connected to little vacuum hoses that attach to the temperature control switch. Either the flap is stuck, or the actuator has gone bad.

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

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SOURCE: My 1998 Subaru Legacy defrost is stuck on defrost.

probably whatever you put in the cupholder has spilled on the controls causing them to stick,poor design isn't it? no real fix ,i would try to spray some silicone in between the buttons and try to free them,look into buying a unit from the junk yard, not a hard component to change at all

Posted on Sep 08, 2009

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SOURCE: climate control is on defrost only the auto

Check your vacuum pump located on the right side fenderwell. see if its running. Check the vacuum hose at the hubs for leaks or damage. repair if damaged. check for other vacuum leaks such as the grey hose going to the heater control valve.

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