When I turn on my front defroster it blows out.

Tiny
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  • 1999 TOYOTA CAMRY
  • 75,000 MILES

When I turn on my front defroster it blows out the dash vents and not the defroster vents but the back defroster works fine

Friday, November 9th, 2012 AT 11:35 PM

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Tiny
2CARPROS KEN
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Hello,

this sounds like you have a defroster air door actuator that is not working and needs to be replaced, Here is a guide that will give you an idea of what you are in for when doing the job.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/replace-blend-door-motor';

REMOVE THESE PARTS:
No.1 lower instrument panel
LH instrument lower panel
2. REMOVE SERVOMOTOR
Release the claw and pull out the plate.
Disconnect the connector.
Remove the 3 screws and servomotor.
INSTALLATION

1. INSTALL SERVOMOTOR
Install servomotor with the 3 screws.
Connect he connector.
Install the plate, then restraint the claw.
Insert the drain of plate to the lever pin.
2. INSTALL LH INSTRUMENT LOWER PANEL
INSTALL NO.1 LOWER INSTRUMENT PANEL

Here is the location for your car (below)

Please let us know if you need anything else to get the problem fixed.

Cheers, Ken

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Monday, November 20th, 2017 AT 11:50 AM
Tiny
MIRACLE2011
  • 1997 TOYOTA CAMRY
  • 0.6L
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 165,600 MILES

My defrost controls are not working properly what can I do

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Monday, November 20th, 2017 AT 12:01 PM (Merged)
Tiny
CARADIODOC
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Make them work properly.

Seriously though, what does, "not working properly" mean? That can apply to a dozen different symptoms, and I don't have enough time left in my life to type an answer for each one of them.

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Monday, November 20th, 2017 AT 12:01 PM (Merged)
Tiny
TALIALINELLE4
  • 1995 TOYOTA CAMRY

My ac will blow out of every vent but the front two. When I got my oil changed it started working. This morning I turned on the defrost and now it doesn't work again. What could it be? When it started working again it was spitting stuff at me. I would like to try and fix it myself if possible otherwise it'll just stay broken. Please help.

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Monday, November 20th, 2017 AT 12:01 PM (Merged)
Tiny
JACOBANDNICKOLAS
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Have you checked for vacuum leaks to the HVAC system?

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Monday, November 20th, 2017 AT 12:01 PM (Merged)
Tiny
TALIALINELLE4
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No? How would you go about doing that?

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Monday, November 20th, 2017 AT 12:01 PM (Merged)
Tiny
JACOBANDNICKOLAS
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If you are lucky, you may hear a whistling sound if there is a leak. Under the dash, you will see vacuum hoses. Just make sure none are broken or disconnected. Also, there is a supply hose from the engine. Make sure it is good.

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Monday, November 20th, 2017 AT 12:01 PM (Merged)
Tiny
BEATRICE JONES
  • 2000 TOYOTA CAMRY

Air Conditioning problem
2000 Toyota Camry 4 cyl 160000 miles

my AC, heater, defroster will only (work)blow on hi
a very very little come out other setting
Thank you

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Monday, November 20th, 2017 AT 12:02 PM (Merged)
Tiny
WRENCHTECH
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That is nearly always caused by a bad blower motor resister. It's located under the dash on the passenger side, in the blower housing and next to the blower motor.

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Monday, November 20th, 2017 AT 12:02 PM (Merged)
Tiny
2CARPROS-ARCHIVES
  • 2000 TOYOTA CAMRY
  • 160,000 MILES

Front window defrost procedure

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Monday, November 20th, 2017 AT 12:02 PM (Merged)
Tiny
ASEMASTER6371
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Procedure for what?

Roy

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Monday, November 20th, 2017 AT 12:02 PM (Merged)
Tiny
MARKKALY
  • 1992 TOYOTA CAMRY
  • FWD

92 camry defroster switch staying on bi-level no matter what position is selected. Any repairs available

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Monday, November 20th, 2017 AT 12:02 PM (Merged)
Tiny
WRENCHTECH
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The mode doors are operated by an electric actuator that controls air direction. There can be a problem with the door jamming, the actuator itself or the control head that controls it.

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Monday, November 20th, 2017 AT 12:02 PM (Merged)

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