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2009 Rav and We live in the UP of Michigan and it is cold…

2009 Rav and...

2009 Rav and We live in the UP of Michigan and it is cold here. There always seems to be cold on the passenger side. We hit a deer a couple years ago and since it does not seem to have enough heat coming from the floor vents. Also had mice in the vehicle last year. Where should i look for a blockage?

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

We get lots of heat on the drivers side and dash and the coolant is fine.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '09 Toyota?

RAV sport

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

Yes working on it myself. So far have replaced the cabin filter and cover. haven't gotten any further.

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

I think this is good

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Is the air flow restricted or is there just not enough hot air coming out?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
There does not seem to be enough warm air from the floor vent. The dash vents get almost to hot to touch.

Does it have manual heater controls?

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I would try back flushing your heater core. If the heater core is slightly clogged it will cause this problem.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
OK will try that. Thanks
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