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The climate control lever that controls the passenger side has come out. It slides up and down. How do I replace it?

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There should be ( 2 ) slide switches or buttons that control passenger/driver side climate control, one of the switches is not operating correctly and probably be faulty. I have a 1991 Buick Regal with the same problem, sometimes i can slide the faulty one real fast to the right and back to the left and it will work fine.

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Most likely it is the climate control unit. Had the same issue with my 99 Regal, replaced the climate control unit and haven't had any issues since. Might try Digital Dash Solutions on eBay, they will ship you a refurb at1/3 price of buying from a dealer if they have one available. If not, they also have a climate control repair service. I'm not certain that they fix Pontiac products, but it wouldn't hurt to ask.

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2001 grand prix/ changed out dual climate/fan speed/air direction controls cause climate control knobs/slides were broken and was hot on drivers side and cold on passenger side-now can control pass side...


Probably the left side air temperature actuator is bad . electric motor that controls opening an closing of temp door in the HVAC case . No the computer doesn't need to be reset .
Temperature Valve Actuator Replacement - Left Side
Removal Procedure
Remove the left instrument panel insulator. Refer to Instrument Panel Insulator Panel Replacement - Left Side in Instrument Panel, Gauges and Console.
Remove the knee bolster. Refer to Knee Bolster Replacement in Instrument Panel, Gauges and Console.

Disconnect the electrical connector from the left air temperature actuator.
Remove the mounting screws from the left air temperature actuator.

Remove the left air temperature actuator.

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WHERE IS THE BLOWER MOTOR RESISTOR LOCATED ON A 2006 EDDIE BAUER EXPEDITOIN? mY A/C AND HEAT WILL ONLY BLOW ON THE HIGH SETTING. IT HAS CLIMATE CONTROL AND DUAL CONTROL FOR THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER...


I found this wiring schematic at: http://www.f150online.com/forums/articles-how-tos/385953-replace-04-08-fan-blower-motor-resistor-emtc-hvac-3.html
It looks like it is located under the dash on the passenger side, and appears to be pretty close to the blower motor. The resistor or controller is different if you have a climate control system vs. a manual temperature control.
Here is a possible picture of the climate control module:
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I have a 1999 Cadillac Deville Concorse. The climate controls are all on the dash below the radio. The drivers side works perfectly (both hot and cold), but the passenger side works intermittently. If I...


Could be that the hvac control module has an intermittent problem or the air mix door control for the passenger side is sticking. Check for error codes (DTCs) using a code scanner, but may not show an intermittent mechanical issue. If you can get at the air mix control on the hvac box under the dash on the passenger side, you may be able to check its operation.

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Only cold air is available, what can I do to fix the blend door temporarily


I would repair the problem if I have to disassemble the varioius parts to get at the air doors --- In-Vehicle Temperature Sensor Removal & Installation To Remove:
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  1. Remove the climate control head.
  2. While pressing the retaining tabs inward, remove the in-car temperature sensor.
To Install:
  1. While pressing the retaining tabs inward, install the in-car temperature sensor.
  2. Install the climate control head.
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Air Door Actuators/Motors Removal & Installation Air Inlet Door (Recirculation) Vacuum Motor To Remove:
  1. Remove the instrument panel.
  2. Remove the air inlet door motor mounting screws. CAUTION
    Do not attempt to bend any part of the air inlet duct door lever.
  3. Rotate and remove the air inlet door vacuum control motor.
To Install:
  1. Rotate and install the air inlet door vacuum control motor.
  2. Install and tighten the mounting screws.
  3. Install the instrument panel.
Defroster Door Vacuum Motor To Remove:
  1. Remove the passenger air bag module from the instrument panel.
  2. Disconnect the vacuum line and remove the mounting screws. CAUTION
    Do not attempt to bend any part of the defroster airflow mode door lever.
  3. Rotate and remove the vacuum control motor from the defrost door lever.
To Install:
  1. Rotate and install the vacuum control motor on the defrost door lever.
  2. Install and tighten the mounting screws.
  3. Connect the vacuum line to the vacuum control motor.
  4. Install the passenger's air bag module.
Floor Console Register Duct Vacuum Motor To Remove:
  1. Remove the floor console.
  2. Remove the right-side instrument panel insulator.
  3. Working from the passenger's footwell, disconnect the vacuum hose.
  4. Remove the screws and the floor console register duct vacuum control motor. CAUTION
    Do not attempt to bend any part of the floor console register duct door lever.
  5. Rotate and remove the vacuum control motor from the floor console register duct door.
To Install:
  1. Rotate and install the vacuum control motor onto the floor console register duct door.
  2. Install and tighten the mounting screws.
  3. Connect the vacuum hose to the floor console register duct vacuum control motor.
  4. Install the insulator under the dash.
  5. Install the floor console.
Panel/Floor (Heater Air Damper) Door Vacuum Motor To Remove:
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  1. Working through the driver footwell, remove the two screws and the shield. CAUTION
    Do not attempt to bend any part of the airflow mode door lever.
  2. Label and disconnect the two vacuum hoses.
  3. Remove the vacuum control motor mounting screws.
  4. Lift, rotate and remove the panel/floor (heater air damper) door vacuum control motor from the door lever.
To Install:
  1. Install the panel/floor (heater air damper) door vacuum control motor on the door lever.
  2. Install and tighten the mounting screws.
  3. Connect the vacuum hoses in their original positions.
  4. Install the shield on the vacuum motor.
Temperature Blend Door Actuator To Remove:
  1. Remove the integrated control panel.
  2. Remove the right-side lower instrument panel insulator.
  3. Lower the glove compartment.
  4. If equipped with Electronic Automatic Temperature Control (EATC), remove the 2 remote climate control module screws and position the module aside.
  5. Remove the temperature blend door linkage shield.
  6. Disconnect the temperature blend door electrical connector.
  7. Remove the temperature blend door actuator mounting screws.
  8. Remove the temperature blend door actuator.
To Install:
  1. Position the temperature blend door actuator on the plenum.
  2. Install the temperature blend door actuator mounting screws.
  3. Connect the temperature blend door electrical connector.
  4. Install the temperature blend door linkage shield.
  5. If equipped with Electronic Automatic Temperature Control (EATC), reposition the remote climate control module and install the 2 mounting screws.
  6. Raise the glove compartment.
  7. Install the right-side lower instrument panel insulator.
  8. Install the integrated control panel.
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Nov 05, 2010 | 2000 Ford Taurus

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The heater blows cold air-sometimes warm, but only intermittantly and only on the drivers side. Had the thermostat changed, but that didn't help. Any ideas?


Assuming that the car has dual climate control...
There is an air blend door actuator that controls the air blend of the climate control system. If the link that connects the actuator to the lever that opens and shuts the heater core became disconnected, then depending on the direction of the last bump you went over you opened or shut the heater core. The actuator and link for the drivers side are behind the dash and hard to get to.
If you want to know what you are looking for, the one on the passenger side is very accessible. Just drop the glove box, and looking somewhat upwards behind the air bag door, you'll see a white lever with a metal rod connecting it to the actuator motor. Just change between heat and AC and watch it move.
The actuator is a dealer part and really expensive. Just pull the passenger one from a junk yard and have someone install it on the driver side; it'll save you a bundle! Good Luck

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The lever raises and lowers the drivers seat. The other lever allows the seats to slide back and forth. Not sure what you need for the climate control layout

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u will need to replace the passenger side air temperature control blend door actuator motor.

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