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When my daughter turns on her heater, only cold air blows…

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When my daughter turns...

When my daughter turns on her heater, only cold air blows out.

Mechanic's Assistant: When it comes to this particular vehicle, have flat tires been a problem in the past?

No - but sensors have been an issue

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

2006 Xterra

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

I'm just starting to research the issue

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12/13/2017
Nissan Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 4 months ago
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Nissan Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 4 months ago
First we need to check coolant levels , thermostat and do a flush on heater core and bleed system ,if it was a low coolant or clogged heater
If the coolant system is good ,then we move the actuators and blend doors in dash that moves the air flow and direct hit or cold when commanded it could yiu are setting in hot but inside dash the small actuator that moves the door is broken or door its self broken , power and ground to it etc
Do we have over heating
Did the loss of warm air happened suddenly or gradually
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
It hasn't worked for quite some time.
Nissan Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 4 months ago
Ok no problem , can we do these checks as far coolant
When car running if you put your hands on 2 pipes going from engine bay to inside to heater core , that will inside engine compartment at firewall passenger side are they cold or warm or hot to touch ?
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I will have to pick up her car - and then begin the repair process. Let me go swap it out and I may be back in touch later this morning or this afternoon.
Thanks - Jim
Nissan Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 4 months ago
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