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2006 Pontiac Torrent Question: The heater stopped working in my car. Switches and blower are fine. No heat.

 

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airedale2, San Diego, CA, December 03, 2011, 06:40
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I have a 2006 Torrent that the heater does not work. The blower fan and all the switches are fine. Airflow will change from vent to floor to defrosters.
When i turn the temp knob to hot air, only cold comes out. Does not matter what setting the mode door is in.
I have read that it could be the temperature door motor is bad and needs to be replaced.
My mechanic has not done this.
Can we do it in our garage.

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    December 03, 2011, 10:55
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    You need to find a qualified tech to do this job. It is extremely labor intensive. You have to remove the HVAC box which requires removal of dash. Most likely you'll find that the blend door is broke.
    Do you really need heat in San Diego?

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