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I am not getting enough heat and the whole system has been…

I am not getting...

I am not getting enough heat and the whole system has been flushed

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the coolant level? Has there been any leaking from the hoses?

Yes and there are no leaks

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Buick?

2005 lacrosse cxi

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your LaCrosse yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes i am, I flushed the radiator, and back flush the heater core.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I am trying to get to the blend door and can't figure out how to get the glove box out.

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11/16/2017
Roy Belding
Roy Belding, ASE Certified Technician
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Hello, my name is ***** ***** I will be glad to assist. Please allow me a moment to gather some information.

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just to clarify, if you touch the 2 heater hoses under the hood, are they both hot to the touch???

let me look up the blend door motor

Roy

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automatic climate control???

do you have dual controls???

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I have dual control
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Both sides

did you check the heater hoses as I asked before???

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
they are about the same

ok, then it is inside the car that is the issue. I will get pictures of the left and right mode door motors for you.

Roy

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
okay

left

REMOVAL PROCEDURE
1. Remove the left closeout panel.
2. Disconnect the electrical connector from the left air temperature actuator.
3. Remove the mounting screws from the left air temperature actuator.

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4. Remove the left air temperature actuator.

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right

Please take a moment and rate my service 3 stars or better. that is the only way the site will pay me for my efforts.

Roy

REMOVAL PROCEDURE
1. Remove the right side instrument panel (I/P) insulator.
2. Remove the I/P compartment.

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3. Remove the screws retaining the air temperature actuator (2).
4. Disconnect the electrical connector from the air temperature actuator.
5. Remove the air temperature actuator from the HVAC Module Assembly.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
okay i can see what i'm looking for thanks for your help.

your welcome

Roy

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