Problem 1: Could not start the car. When restarting the car after a short time-frame (i.E. Quick errands like pumping gasoline, quick trip in and out of store, etc.) Or in hot weather the car wouldn't start for a few minutes (after quite a few tries).
Problem 2: The entire climate control panel in the center of the dash lost power.
I replaced the 15 fuses in the fuse box and under the hood, as well as the main relay, today. So far, there've been no issues starting car. However, in the midst of dealing with the climate control panel, discovered another issue.
Problem 3: The metal prong (under the black temp control knob) is insanely hot, as it never has been before. The knob broke months ago and I've been using the metal prong to adjust the a/c and heat. While trying to figure out the cause of the lost power to climate control panel, I removed the knob to try adjusting temp and burned fingers very badly. The metal was extremely hot (like hot oil) and part of the plastic casing around the knob area looks like it's melting.
If anyone has had any of these issues and can shed some light on what the heck is happening to my car, or even better, if you've resolved similar problems, please let me know! Thanks.
have the same problem?
Saturday, June 7th, 2008 AT 1:03 AM