Why does my air conditioner not defrost?
The air blows best out the front vents and not so well on the feet. I switch the mode to defrost and you hear it shifting over, but never gets there and then blows hard out the front vents. I don’t hear clicking like many people hear when the mode actuator is bad.
What to do if your defroster wont blow out top vents?
If you need further assistance with defroster not working on top vents, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you. The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified.
Why is my hot water heater blowing out the front vents?
Actuator could be stuck, faulty, linkage off, etc. Could not find a link for the 1998-2003 protege but will post a link to show and tell in general where and what to look for. You may also find a reasonably priced repair manual online or at the local library to borrow.
Why does my Mazda Protege heater only blow out front vents?
Eighth generation of the Mazda Protege. Heater only blowing out front vents, no heat to feet or defrost. Why? Heater working but only blows out front vents. No heat to feet or defrost.
Why do you need a defroster on an air conditioner?
You need a defroster to see where you are going. The defroster is part of the heater and air conditioner system which is housed inside of the heater plenum. The vent control system for the defroster in integrated into the operation of all temperature controls and uses forced air provided by the blower motor.
How does the air vent work on a defroster?
The vent control system for the defroster in integrated into the operation of all temperature controls and uses forced air provided by the blower motor. On newer cars the vent direction and temperature controls are operated by a series of 3 or 4 electrical actuator motors which are adjusted by the climate control module.
Why is my defroster not working on my car?
A control switch on the dash can fall apart allowing the vacuum to escape and not reach the servos. A defroster can also fade when traveling up a hill but then return once the grade is overcome which is a signal the vacuum check valve has failed.
How does the climate system control the defroster?
The climate system is responsible for controlling the position of the defroster actuator which is connected to the air position door in the heater plenum. This actuator controls defrost, middle and lower air vents. When it fails it can do so in the defrost position and must be replaced.