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MASTER TECH, Acura Technician
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2005 Acura TL: Great Car..increase in heat, only blowing cold air

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2005 Acura TL - 141000 miles Great Car!!!
Recently, A/C on Auto stopped responding to an increase in heat, only blowing cold air

MASTER TECH :

Hello welcome to just answer I am master tech and will be able to assist you today.

MASTER TECH :

which side the passengers or drivers side does this happen on ?

Customer:

It affects both sides - passanger more than the driver's side

MASTER TECH :

ok then the air mix motor is bad if you turn the heater all the way up it gets hot correct and then will come back down to cold but when the heat is been set to 75 is still is cold correct.

Customer:

when the heat is initially increased a faint warm air is emitted but then reverts to cold

Customer:

I will be out for a while but will check back later

MASTER TECH :

ok

MASTER TECH :

so the way it works is the wayI explained it ?

Customer:

I think so

MASTER TECH :

ok then I would have the air mix motor

MASTER TECH :

tested

MASTER TECH :

we replace these in the winter time at my dealer pretty common failure

Customer:

great What would it cast to replace it?

MASTER TECH :

let me get a price on the motor.

MASTER TECH :

give me a few minutes ok

Customer:

Thanks

MASTER TECH :

does this have navi ?

Customer:

no

MASTER TECH :

ok the motor runs around 130.00 plus 1 hour of labor.

Customer:

Thnks so much

MASTER TECH :

your welcome

MASTER TECH :

will their be anything else

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