2009 Toyota Camry Le . I can feel hot air coming from the air conditioning ducts all the time . What could it be the reason?


Asked by Aug 10, 2015 at 09:30 AM about the 2009 Toyota Camry LE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Yes it feels like hot air is coming from
the airconditioning ducts all the time
unless airconditioning is on it feels
hot air is coming out . It is very
uncomfortable feeling hot air coming
out. I usually don't like ac but it feels
so uncomfortable hot air from the ac
ducts all time so even when I turn the
recirculating setting . Any help
greatly appreciated.

9 Answers


Have the freon level checked in the A\C system.

Clarification needed. Are you indicating the AC DOES work well but when you turn the AC OFF...you are felling hot air coming out of the ac outlets??


That is right AC is working fine , but when AC is off I feel hot air coming from the Ac ducts even when the heater is off .


AC outlets

Ok.....understood. Now.....if you have air coming out of AC outlets when the ac is off, I have to assume your blower motor is still running and you are pulling hot air from either inside the car(recirc) or from outside the car. Turn the knob for the blower motor to OFF. Turn all the other control knobs counter clockwise and see what happens.

Best Answer

I did that and still hot air is coming so now I am really puzzled if the fan is off how can be possible that hot air still coming out ?

Well.....the only way I can imagine air coming out of the ductwork with the AC/Heating system OFF is when you are driving the vehicle....and....the recerc function is off. If the recirc/vent door is not functioning properly...this vehicle could allow outside air to flow into the car when the vehicle is in motion. When you operate the blower motor function...are you sure the blower motor is NOT running when you turn it off? You might want to double check the operation of this system by referencing the Owner's Manual. We might be chasing a "normal" condition.


Had this problem before blower motor switch off but still blowing low turned out to be a bad blower motor switch.


Before replacing switch when you get to it try spraying some WD40 on switch maybe be just sticking.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Air Conditioner 10 answers

    After i turn off my air conditioner, if the fan is still on it smells like dirty socks. The air blowing from the vent is just smelly. What could be the problem? Is it something related tot he filter?

    2008 Toyota Camry LE


    Maintenance & Repair

  • have anyone had any problems with water leaking inside in the floorboard 56 answers

    I have a 2003 Camry and I have water leaking in the floorboard driver side but can't find what's wrong. I have taken it to a body shop and a mechanic and couldn't fine the problem.

    2003 Toyota Camry LE


    Maintenance & Repair

  • My Car doesn't accelerate when I press the on the gas. 219 answers

    This randomly started happening yesterday while driving home from work. I was driving home going about 45 mph, when all of a sudden my car wouldn't accelerate as I press the gas. At first the it wou...

    2001 Toyota Camry LE


    Maintenance & Repair


    I had a problem with my 1995 Toyota Camry. every 3 days I have to put coolant in the radiator so I take it to the shop and the said it need head gasket. I gave them the job to fix it I change radiator...

    1995 Toyota Camry LE


    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2009 Toyota Corolla Brake Noise 17 answers

    My 2009 Corolla with 12k miles had some squealing noises since last week during braking. The dealer first said the rotor is over scored, so they machined the rotor. After that, it has the squealing no...

    2009 Toyota Corolla LE


    Maintenance & Repair


Looking for a Used Camry in your area?

CarGurus has 98,337 nationwide Camry listings starting at $895.


Search Toyota Camry Questions

Toyota Camry Experts

#1 Reelin68
Reputation 10,080
#2 FordNut
Reputation 5,200
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 3,860
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord"
1,338 Great Deals out of 77,942 listings starting at $1,395
Used Toyota Corolla"
1,460 Great Deals out of 67,063 listings starting at $1,295
Used Honda Civic"
1,191 Great Deals out of 58,279 listings starting at $1,300
Used Nissan Altima"
1,484 Great Deals out of 87,812 listings starting at $1,195
Used Toyota Avalon"
385 Great Deals out of 17,374 listings starting at $1,195
Used Toyota RAV4"
1,192 Great Deals out of 48,808 listings starting at $2,495
Used Hyundai Sonata"
1,006 Great Deals out of 51,795 listings starting at $1,200
Used Nissan Maxima"
487 Great Deals out of 24,163 listings starting at $800
Used Toyota Highlander"
650 Great Deals out of 30,648 listings starting at $1,990
Used Honda CR-V"
1,564 Great Deals out of 80,681 listings starting at $1,599
Used Toyota Tacoma"
651 Great Deals out of 30,299 listings starting at $2,850
Used Toyota Prius"
511 Great Deals out of 24,720 listings starting at $1,795
Used Ford Fusion"
1,472 Great Deals out of 79,221 listings starting at $1,450
Used Toyota 4Runner"
345 Great Deals out of 18,755 listings starting at $2,400
Used Chevrolet Malibu"
1,190 Great Deals out of 72,676 listings starting at $695

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
16,568 listings starting at $18,981
2016 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
36 Great Deals out of 1,373 listings starting at $13,495
2015 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
68 Great Deals out of 1,907 listings starting at $12,391
2014 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
61 Great Deals out of 1,747 listings starting at $8,995
2013 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
64 Great Deals out of 1,428 listings starting at $7,700