How does the defroster system work on an older car?
If you have an older car then the defroster system is controlled by using vacuum supplied by the engine. Lift the hood and inspect the vacuum hose or tube that leads from the intake manifold to the passenger’s side firewall.
Where is the defroster located in an air conditioner?
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 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.
Is the heat on the driver side or the passenger side?
When I turn on the heat, the passenger side is receiving warm/hot air but driver side is receiving cold air. If you have/had the driver side heat and passenger side no-heat issue, please file a complaint at the following address under “visibility”.
Where is the defroster door on an air conditioner?
The doors control the destination of airflow out of the Dash vents, Defrost vents, Heater vents, etc. Assuming you have factory A/C, there is a small vacuum operated rectangular door (called the Mode Door) located above the center floor hump directly in between the Heater/AC housing and the Defroster ducts.
How does the defrost work on a Honda cab?
On factory AC cabs the vent/floor/defrost (top slide on the heater/AC control) there are door actuated by vacuum. There is a vacuum line from the round canister to inside the cab that runs everything… Thank you zieg! Hondarider – movable ‘doors’ control the airflow through the Heater/AC/Defrost ducting under the dash.
Is there heat on passenger side or driver side?
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Why does the defrost on my AC cab not work?
But any ideas on why the defrost doesn’t work to well at all. On factory AC cabs the vent/floor/defrost (top slide on the heater/AC control) there are door actuated by vacuum. There is a vacuum line from the round canister to inside the cab that runs everything…
What causes a defroster door to get stuck?
In some cases an electrical motor can burn out or the gears inside the actuator can break causing the defroster door to get stuck. A climate control system can stop working after a battery replacement as the control prompt of the system is lost and needs to be rebooted by removing the defroster/heater fuse for a period of time and then reinserted.
Where does the vacuum line from the defroster go?
Vacuum lines travel from the vacuum control switch on the dash to vacuum servos under the dash. These servos move the air doors which turn on and off the defroster. If you can hear a hissing sound when the car is running from under the dash then vacuum is escaping.