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Brake Masters sprayed product to remove moldy smell from AC vents. The next day, one half side of the AC began to blow warm air, and the other continued to blow refrigerated air as it should - what is wrong? 2003 Ford Explorer Limited 4x4

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Chances are they did not hook up a vacume line that goes to a actuater the opens and closes one of the vent doors under the dash you can look under there and should be able to see the two lines running down from under dash on the passenger side follow them.

Posted on Oct 02, 2010

  • greycody Oct 02, 2010

    We'll see Monday when I take the vehicle back in. However, I appreciate you taking the time to respond.

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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/heat-blows-cold-on-drivers-side-and-hot.html

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http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/01/hot-air-on-drivers-side-vents-only.html

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Hot air on the driver's side vents only?

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1992 Toyota Camry: A/C Control light Flashing and A/C not Blowing Cold?

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