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07 savanna van ac works until van gets up to temp. New

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07 savanna van ac works until van gets up to temp. New actuator but no movement at blend
JA: Have you checked the Freon level?
Customer: Full blows cold tubes cold compressor on
JA: What is the make/model of your car?
Customer: 07 savanna
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes and I replaced blend door actuator and manual heater controls
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: GMC
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 2 months ago.

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I need a little better explanation. What happens once the van gets up to temp? Does the air coming out of the dash get warm or hot?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Hot the blend actuator isn't moving and I put new one in
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 2 months ago.

So once the vehicle gets up to temp, with the AC still on and the engine on, the dash vents are blowing out heat but the AC lines going into the firewall are freezing cold?

With the blend door actuator off, can you manually move the door and change from heated air, to outside air temp, to AC cold air?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I plugged in a new actuator not hooked to vehicle and it doesn't move when controls are moved
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 2 months ago.

At the actuator confirm you have black wire ground, brown wire power. If those are good and the light blue wire is not broken, then the actuator is not moving from a faulty HVAC controller.

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I have power at blue with key on no power to brown and ground on black
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 2 months ago.

Below the left front seat in the body fuse block. HVAC1 fuse 9 is what powers the brown wire to the blend actuator. Is this fuse good and powered?

Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 2 months ago.

Hello Chris here again,

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Thanks Chris