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13 avalon climate control wont blow air, 33k, happened once

Customer Question

13 avalon climate control wont blow air
JA: How long has this been an issue? How many miles are on the car?
Customer: 33k, happened once this summer. Turned it off for 1/2 hr, seemed to fix. not this time
JA: Are you fixing your Avalon yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I could fix, if had a good idea, and it didnt involve computers. I have always fixed my cars.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no, thank you.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 3 months ago.

Hello and welcome

If there is no air at all blowing through the vents either using the heater or a/c then it's most likely the fan motor that should be replaced, it's fairly easy to remove, it's located below the glove box in the air duct housing and can be removed by taking off the electrical connector and three small screws, it just comes out through the bottom.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Hmm. When everything is turned off, it does circulate some air, tho not sufficient for climate control. Fan would be working then?
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I will chk the fan. Most likely that is it. thank you
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 3 months ago.

You're welcome , other than that it could be a problem with the climate control system which is computerized and may need further diagnosing using a dealer's diagnostic procedures.

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