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not getting hot air to any of the output on dash or floor water pump good thermo stat new belt new i can feel heat for a few seconds but thats iti think its a gate not operating,fan blowing good all stations working just no hot air ac working fine,bouught suv used 120000 miles i have a aftermarket warrenty and a local toyota dealer to take it to just would like a heads up on cost and down time.Is their a heater control valve on this suv i punched up parts list at toyota and nothing comes up,maybe called something different?
spinkles08 tommy kintner here no heat problem no heat from defroster,engine gets to operating temp,no if they were both hot that means hot coolent is going in and comming out right,it its hot only on one side plugged heater core?have not checked it but will if this is not the problem what next?XXXXX@XXXXXX.XXX 2004 toyota 4 runner.Is their a control valve like in the older ones?
this system is so complex that in the service manual it stated that even the top toyota machanics have problems with it,i've read on line that their has been some problems in gate activated sliders strip out and will not open the gate out of the heater core to the blend gates,also have heard that theirs some kind of of temp sensor that if its not in the correct location this could hamper activation of the gates.heard lots but need corrective action been colder then a grave diggers but here in pa.
both hoses are hot inlet /outlet of heater core what do you think i do not get the chance to get to my email every day like you i have to work also damit!what is the next step and could you tell me down time vs cost you been great waiting on your answer.
both hoses same temp.no hot air from the start bought suv used in june did not test it heat it was june and 90 out thats on me.
did not hear about this will try it.will get back to you saturday,you been great be nice it if that the problem.talk to you saturday.
sorry for late return but work first.tryed powering down battery no help,whats next?
add on to other message todays date will be at training tuesday thur thursday wont be able to return any messages until 1/26/13 is this a fruit less quest?hope you can find me a fix i going to take the 4 runner in to see what they can come up with frist week of feburary,dont give up have lots of long johns ha ha i do appreicate your time on this problen thomas s kintner 2004 4 runner v-6 .
is this the end no other possibles control head,blend door,or broken blend door,if you were a glambling type were would you put your money and how much?sprinkles08 thanks for your answers,i will rate you after what you would call your last call ,that you think it is!you been great,will wait for your replay would like to do it today,but it might have to wait until saturaday.thanks for you time,hope i can get this problem fixed with little down time.