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Hot day...turn on a/c ..... air starts blowing forward, then it switches towards the windshield on it's own.

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Look for loose, cracked or dislodged vacuum hoses. Your system is designed to fail in the defrost mode. Also, heavy throttle can cause the same condition, and is NORMAL, heavy throttle lowers manifold vacuum.

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How do i fix the blower who dont blow air on the windshield when i put it to hot.


Might be the control switch, but that is unusual. Most likely it is the vacuum hose going to the damper controlling the defoger. If it was the vacuum line to the control, then it would blow defog all of the time.

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Tips for operating Air conditioning system on Toyota Hilux and someother...


To cool off your Toyota after it has been parked in the hot sun, drive with the windows open for a few minutes. This vents the hot air, allowing the air conditioning to cool the interior more quickly.

Make sure the air intake grilles in front of the windshield are not blocked (by leaves or snow, for example).

On humid, do not blow cold air on the windshield. The windshield could fog up because of the difference in air temperature on the inside and outside of the windshield.

Keep the area under the front seats clear to allow air to circulate throughout the vehicle.

On cold days, set the fan speed to high for a minute to help clear the intake ducts of snow or moisture. This can reduce the amount of fogging on the windows.

When driving on dusty roads, close all windows. If dust thrown up b the vehicle is still drawn into the vehicle after closing the windows, it is recommended that the in intake be set to FRESH and the fan speed to any setting except "OFF".

If following another vehicle on a dusty road, or driving in windy and dusty conditions, it is recommended that the air intake be temporarily set to RECIRCULATE, which will close off the outside passage and prevent outside air and dust from entering the vehicle interior.

HEATING

For best results, set controls to;
Fan speed ---- Any setting except "OFF"
Temperature----Towards WARM (red zone)
Air intake ---- FRESH (outside air)
Air flow ---- FLOOR
Air conditioning ---- OFF

For quick heating, select recirculated air for a few minutes. To keep the windows from fogging, select fresh after the vehicle has been warmed.

Press the "A/C" button on for dehumidified heating.

Choose floor/windshield air flow to heat the voltage interior while defrosting or defogging the windshield.

AIR CONDITIONING

For best results, set controls to;

Fan speed --- Any setting except 'OFF"
Temperature --- Towards COLD (blue zone)
Air intake --- (outside air)
Air flow --- PANEL
Air conditioning --- ON

For quick cooling, move the air intake selector to recirculate for a few minutes.

VENTILATION

For best results, set controls to;

Fan speed --- Any setting except 'OFF"
Temperature --- Towards COLD (blue zone)
Air intake --- (outside air)
Air flow --- PANEL
Air conditioning --- ON

DEFOGGING

The inside of the windshield

For best results, set controls to:

Fan speed --- Any setting except 'OFF"
Temperature --- Towards WARM (red zone) to heat; COLD (blue zone) to cool
Air intake --- FRESH (outside air)
Air flow --- WINDSHIELD
Air conditioning --- ON

The outside of the windshield

For best results, set controls to:

Fan speed --- Any setting except 'OFF"
Temperature --- Towards WARM (red zone)
Air intake --- FRESH (outside air)
Air flow --- WINDSHIELD
Air conditioning --- OFF

On humid days, do not blow cold air on the windshield. The windshield could fog up because of the difference in air temperature on the inside and outside of the windshield.

DEFROSTING

The outside of the windshield

For best results, set controls to:

Fan speed --- Any setting except 'OFF"
Temperature --- Towards WARM (red zone)
Air intake --- FRESH (outside air)
Air flow --- WINDSHIELD
Air conditioning --- OFF

To heat the vehicle interior while defrosting the windshield, choose floor/windshield air flow.

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When i start my vehicle when it's cold and turn on the dfrost it does not clear the windshield


I would suspect you have the controls set for defrost, if no hot air is blowing from vents, you could have a blend door that is not functioning, switch from defrost to panel to floor and listen to hear blend door moving, if you hear the door moving...do you have hot or warm air on any other setting? if not check the antifreeze level under the hood, some vehicles can be very finicky even if a little low on antifreeze. DW Mylin

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The blend door in the plenum is not moving. IT could be the control arm or the control or the door or the shaft. You can access it through the glove box.

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sounds like your condensor is working great with forced air pushing through i.e. driving ...i would start by cleaning the condensor with high pressure air blowing through the radiator towards front of car you can use a hose with water as well ...you should be able to hold a light behind the radiator and see straight through from the condensor ...if you can not see through..you have a plugged up condensor ..

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Air conditioner blows hot air inadvertantly.


possibl ac compressor clutch problem,cooling fan at rad not working so ac goes into high press mode and turns off(so it doesn,t blow system apart,built in safety)not enough r134 in system(low charge)

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