Driver side and front left vent not working properly

Asked by May 10, 2017 at 08:29 PM about the 2009 Toyota Camry LE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2009 Toyota Camry. While using the AC
full blast, I noticed my driver side vent and front
left vent blow warm air while the passenger vent
and front right vent blow very cold air. I changed
the cabin filter as a result which was very dirty.
Same situation with the vents but I did feel how
the AC is even colder now-just not out of all four
vents. Please any suggestions. Its as if the car has
dual temperature controls.

10 Answers


Is the AC Indicator Light Flashing when the AC is turned on? Sounds like one or more of the ...electric actuators have failed. See if there is an auto parts store that will read computer codes for free. Get back to us with any result.

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Reach under the dash and see if you can feel the 2 actuators on the LEFT side moving when you operate the AC Controls.

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On those cars when the refrigerant gets low it will blow warm out the left side check your low pressure on the AC it's most likely reading around 22 to 24 with it running it should be reading around 35 on the low side engine idling on high fan you just need to add probably a half of a can of freon and that will correct your problem just done one on an 09 doing the same thing you're talking about

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@joseph just stumbled across your answer and saved myself some headaches, thankyou!

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hi . got same issue with my camry 09 SE . I was trying to change the blend actuator on the driver's side but there is a cover like a vent that i have to remove first . is someone can advise how to remove that because i don't want to break that black hard plastic on top of it. Thanks,

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I have the same problem.. Is someone able to answer the last question above?

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@ Joseph thanks so much man you just fixed my car 09 camry God bless you with more knowledge n wisdom but you have to shere of course this is my story I recharged the ac after replacing ac compressor I was using a pro charging divice that I didn't know how use .then the ac clutch started engaging I charged a bit more I looked @ the gage which I thought was full so I checked the vents. the drivers was warm the passenger was cold I looked under the dash at the drivers side I switched temp I noticed actuator was working then went under passenger removed glove box assembly carpet check actuator and vents everything working good I keep messing around till look online and find your answer I got a charging hose with a gage on it that I could read hooked up I noticed it was low put freon until I was around 45 and 50 on the green stripe checked vents again they were cold thanks again man

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Just need more frion is all the problem!

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fire come only on my 2 coil and the orther two coils fire dont come top so my car cant start


Seems you have a vehicle that cranks over but will not start? Make Model year?.

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