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I have an 04 Cayenne S and the heater blows hot air no

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I have an 04...

I have an 04 Cayenne S and the heater blows hot air no problem. The issue is when you direct the heater to blow out at the lower level, at the floor, the air seems to be leaking around openings and not coming out directly from any duct, so it ends up not heating very well, unless you direct it out of the dash outlets or defroster.

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

No

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

Dealer and german car specialist, neither has helped

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

Thats it.

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Porsche
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Porsche Mechanic: Jake, Automotive Technician replied 5 months ago
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Hey there, Jake here.Sounds like an issue with the mode door motor. Do all modes except floor work normally?
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Porsche Mechanic: Jake, Automotive Technician replied 5 months ago
What makes you think it’s leaking out? Do you hear loud whistling under the dash?
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
no whistling, but there is no area in the footwell where the air flows freely, it is very diffuse, the only air movement you feel when reaching down there is very minimal as spread around.
Porsche Mechanic: Jake, Automotive Technician replied 5 months ago
Thanks that helps, really sounds like the mode door is not completing the cycle.
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
It will be several days before I get a chance to work on it again and check your advice, I expect it is accurate. Once I confirm I will rate you. Looking forward to working with you again, my wifes 05 Touareg has the same problem, I am going to check hers too.
Porsche Mechanic: Jake, Automotive Technician replied 4 months ago

Sounds great, look forward to hearing back from you then.

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