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2009 Chevrolet Traverse LS FWD 4dr

2009 Chevrolet Traverse
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door, 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
17 mpg city / 24 mpg hwy
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December 11, 2012, 8:50 am

Chad G

Question: The front only AC/Heat only blows hot air while rear works fine.

I have a 2009 Chevy Traverse that has dual ac/heat controls. Rear works fine the front only blows hot air. Can someone tell me the issue and how to repair it myself as it is out of warranty. Thanks!

December 15, 2012, 12:09 pm

Ron W
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Sounds like a mode door is stuck.

All of them are located under the dash board and usually are difficult to get to. Yours are probably controlled by electronic actuators that are operated by the computer. The actuator is usually the part that fails. It's about a $50 part, but the labor can be fairly expensive depending on which one has failed and how much of the dash has to be removed.

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