Electronic Automatic Temperature Control Module Self-Test Ã The EATC module self-test will not detect concerns associated with data link messages like engine coolant temperature or vehicle speed signals. A scan tool must be used to retrieve these concerns. Ã The EATC module self-test will detect concerns in the system control functions and will display hard diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) in addition to intermittent diagnostic trouble codes for concerns that occur during system operation. The vehicle interior temperature should be between 4 -32 C (40 -90 F) when performing the self-test. If the temperatures are not within the specified ranges, false in-car temperature sensor DTCs will be displayed. Ã The self-test can be initiated at any time. Normal operation of the system stops when the self- test is activated. Ã To enter the self-test, press the OFF and FLOOR buttons simultaneously and then press the AUTOMATIC button within two seconds. The display will show a pulse tracer going around the center of the display window. The test may run as long as 30 seconds. Record all DTCs displayed. Ã If any DTCs appear during the self-test, follow the diagnostics procedure given under ACTION for each DTC given. Ã If a condition exists but no DTCs appear during the self-test, refer to the SYMPTOM CHART Condition: The EATC System Is Inoperative, Intermittent or Improper Operation. Ã To exit self-test and retain all intermittent DTCs, push the blue (cooler temperature) button. The control will exit self-test, retain all intermittent DTCs and then turn OFF (display blank). Ã To exit self-test and clear all DTCs, press the DEFROST button. The vacuum fluorescent display window will show 888 and all function symbols for one second. Then, the EATC control assembly will turn OFF (display blank) and all DTCs will be cleared. Ã Always exit the self-test before powering the system down (system turned OFF). Ã Intermittent DTCs will be deleted after 80 ignition switch ON cycles after the intermittent condition occurs.
If you DO NOT have auto temp control, What position is the air flowing from? Floor, defrost(usual; ) or panel?
November, 20, 2009 AT 7:19 AM
The question is not about air temp, but being able to change where the air is coming from
November, 21, 2009 AT 10:08 AM
If you have auto temp control, this is a test that will give us any trouble codes stored in the EATC, then we can look it up and pinpoint the problem.