Temperature gage reading hot--cold air coming out heater vents--- -4degrees

Asked by Feb 16, 2015 at 09:35 AM about the 1996 Toyota Tercel 2 Dr STD Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my car is running hot on the gage, but no heat was coming out of the heater vents

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check fluid levels, but it sounds like a stuck thermostat.

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Try changing the selector to Def ... is the air any warmer? If it is than your Diverter door (mixer) is stuck. It may even work if you put the vent to blow lower (at your feet) . Once you get something coming out start to change the selector positions back and forth to see if it activates the vent door. This cold is really doing a number on these newer vacuum actuated systems .... Momma Mia , it;s a Frio!

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