THE VENT CONTROLS STOPPED WORKING RECENTLY

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra

The vent controls stopped working recently. The air only comes out of the "body facing" vents, and won't switch to either the floor or windshield defrost options. The heat and A/C work just fine, but it can't be directed to anywhere other than blowing out right in the front passenger's faces. The knob does not feel like it is loose or broken in it's socket, but there is no change when you turn the dial. I appreciate any help you can give me.

Thanks.

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 AT 2:05 PM

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  • Tiny
  • hmac300
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Check your actuator I have pointed out one is for heat the other for direction

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Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 AT 2:13 PM
  • Tiny
  • ratdoghippy
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I look at this picture and I can not tell if the mode actuator is on the passenger or drivers side.

That makes a biog difference to know what side to take apart.

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Saturday, November 28th, 2015 AT 2:59 PM
  • Tiny
  • hmac300
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They are both on passenger side mode actuator is higher than temp one.

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Saturday, November 28th, 2015 AT 3:59 PM

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