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Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems
Category: Kia
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Experience:  Owner at Carolina Auto Service & Sales , 20 years Experience in Foreign & Domestic vehicles
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No air from any vents, Heat and ac work fine. blower motor

Customer Question

No air from any vents
JA: Do the vents feel cold? Is there a coolant leak?
Customer: Heat and ac work fine. blower motor is fine. cabin filter was missing. mode door works fine. something in duct work plugged id say
JA: What is the model/year of your Kia?
Customer: 2005 optima
JA: Are you fixing your Optima yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes. cabin filter.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: blower motor works fine. just no air flow from vents
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 2 months ago.

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and I will be posting your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 2 months ago.

hey how are you

we have blend doors and motor actuators that moves them to change air flow direction ,these are most likley the issue if you are saying blower motor working and you can hear it , either blend door broke or actuator motor quit or gears stripped on it ,but testing is needed

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
mode door works.....very little air in any position
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 2 months ago.

is the blower motor working correctly , take it out and check it outside the housing look behind it for any obstruction

, do you hear the blower speed increase,

unless something got sucked in there

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 2 months ago.

Cabin air filter checked