I have a 2013 Carmy. When I turn on the AC, the MAX also comes on. I don't have temp the knob in the MAX position. So when I turn on my AC I manually turn OFF the MAX. Is this normal?

Asked by Jul 27, 2016 at 08:42 PM about the 2013 Toyota Camry LE

Question type: General

4 Answers

3,260

Without a picture of your AC/Heater/Vent System...it is hard to say if your system is operating "Normal". Suggest you consult the Owner's Manual for the proper operation of indicated system.

1,520

Bobby...any updates on the issue with this vehicle?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Yes - In doing some additional research on this, my "Understanding" is that this is how this AC system IS designed to operate. Basically, MAX (Recirculated Air) will be automatically enabled when the AC is turned on and the air outlet is directed through either the dash vents or the dash vents AND floor. It supposedly can reduce fuel consumption?? This leads me to another question: When the AC system is in the MAX Mode (Recirculated Air) is the air still going through the cabin filter? When MAX is selected I hear an increase in fan speed and wonder if it is because the filter might be bypassed when inside air is the source. I suffer from severe allergies and feel the cabin filter is a help to me.

1,520

I believe ALL air being recirculated, and the air coming in when the system is out of max...and...outside air is coming into the vehicle is indeed filtered. As you probably know the Cabin Filter is usually located behind the glove box. If one would access that filter...and remove it, one could observe the operate the system in various position and feel/hear air flow. Changing the filter often should help/relieve your systems. Try it.

Your Answer

Camry

Looking for a Used Camry in your area?

CarGurus has 76,695 nationwide Camry listings starting at $1,100.

ZIP:

Toyota Camry Experts

  • #1
    Reelin68
    Reputation
    14,590
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    4,910
  • #3
    last_chance_garage
    Reputation
    3,240
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
766 Great Deals out of 89,441 listings starting at $1,444
Used Toyota Corolla
928 Great Deals out of 70,473 listings starting at $1,250
Used Honda Civic
555 Great Deals out of 52,396 listings starting at $999
Used Nissan Altima
1,064 Great Deals out of 73,006 listings starting at $900
Used Toyota Avalon
180 Great Deals out of 10,981 listings starting at $1,180
Used Toyota RAV4
624 Great Deals out of 62,895 listings starting at $1,995
Used Hyundai Sonata
552 Great Deals out of 53,359 listings starting at $1,995
Used Nissan Maxima
316 Great Deals out of 20,164 listings starting at $1,495
Used Toyota Highlander
517 Great Deals out of 43,167 listings starting at $2,500
Used Honda CR-V
719 Great Deals out of 64,359 listings starting at $1,495
Used Chevrolet Malibu
943 Great Deals out of 52,796 listings starting at $1,599
Used Ford Fusion
909 Great Deals out of 63,202 listings starting at $888
Used Toyota Tacoma
550 Great Deals out of 41,074 listings starting at $2,999
Used Toyota 4Runner
355 Great Deals out of 29,592 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Prius
288 Great Deals out of 15,858 listings starting at $1,200

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
10,909 listings starting at $20,294
2017 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
45 Great Deals out of 1,740 listings starting at $12,997
2016 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
36 Great Deals out of 1,601 listings starting at $9,700
2015 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
59 Great Deals out of 1,913 listings starting at $9,549
2014 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
43 Great Deals out of 783 listings starting at $8,199

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.