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#504 of 519 97 Jeep Cherokee A/C and Blower not working
May 22, 2012 (5:46 pm)
I have a 97' and recently, the A/C died. Today, out of nowhere, the blower went. I checked every fuse (both inside and near the engine). All of the fuses are perfect. This does seem to be an electrical issue, but does anyone have any knowledge as to where to start with this?? It will be 91 degrees here in PA on Friday, and I am freaking out!! Please HELP!!!
#505 of 519 Re: 97 Jeep Cherokee A/C and Blower not working [lcatan]
Jun 01, 2012 (12:06 pm)
sounds as if your blower resister went if you don't have blow fuses rectangle thing held on by two screws need blower motor
#506 of 519 2004 Jeep GC: Heater blows cold air on driver side
Nov 15, 2012 (3:45 pm)
Just purchased a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Great condition, no accidents, but the heater blows only cold air on the driver's side. Passenger side is lukewarm. Any experiences with this, and estimated costs for repair?
#507 of 519 Re: 2004 Jeep GC: Heater blows cold air on driver side [khankinsirwin]
Jan 14, 2013 (5:55 pm)
I have a similar issue, passenger side blows cold and drivers is hot so went online and followed video how to remove glove box and access blend doors where normally the problem is. I had the rear motor ( blowing cold side) was stuck. problem is cant get to it. a kit can be bought to repair faulty doors. pretty easy to fix. They recommend tools to cut but I used sharp drywall knife and worked fine. If you have dual heat controls then you must purchase a kit containing a separate motor to replace the rear one you cant get to and add it to the front area as the video shows. (heatertreater.net) is one site.
#509 of 519 Re: 2004 Jeep GC: Heater blows cold air on driver side [khankinsirwin]
Jan 22, 2013 (10:54 am)
Your symptoms sound like the common blend door problem.
First thing is you should check the HVAC system fault codes.
The cost can range from a DIY job of $20 to a repair shop cost of $1,800
Of course the cost depends on what is wrong with the system.
Also if you cut an access hole to check the blend doors and rear actuator motor (The actuator motor between the firewall and the HVAC box)
And you find that the rear actuator motor is not working.
That does not mean the actuator motor is bad.
Usually what happens is the computer will shutoff an actuator motor that makes one revolution without any resistance.
That actuator motor could still be in good working condition.
Post a message, if you need more information and on how to check the rear actuator motor.
#510 of 519 Heater blend doors !
Mar 23, 2013 (11:29 am)
Ok, so do not take your GC to the dealer to get the doors fixed, they want $1550 to fix mine, they just check the codes and say everything needs replaced but I can see the dang motor turn so they are way off on their repair guesses ! Check out the NAGCA.com site and do lots of web searchs, I just got the parts to fix mine for $70 ! It replaces the cheap plastic doors with metal doors and a metal rod, You cut into the heater behind the glove box....no need to remove the dash ! It makes both sides work off the drivers heat controler but its much cheaper then $1550 and in shop for 2-3 days.....you can do it at home in a few hours...well maybe a day if you really want to be carefull ! One sites said the hardest part of the repair is clean up after your done !
One more thing....I took my 01 GC to the dealer to get service, they checked off the "checked battery and cables" I came home and was looking under the hood and the battery cable came off in my hand, I went to the dealer and yelled, even went and found the owner and they both said they just look to see if battery is there and not covered with corrosion....they did not touch the battery or the cable ! No checking of water or to see if it was secure or anything...they just look to see if its there !!!! I guess they did check the tire pressure as all 4 air valve dust caps are missing ! Never take the dealer shops or any shops word on what they did...check everything yourself ! Love my Jeep GC but hate the dealers and their shops !
#511 of 519 A/C system seems to work but no cold air
May 23, 2013 (7:57 am)
Trying to troubleshoot A/C in 95 Jeep grand Cherokee. Everything seems to be working, freon pressure good, I can hear the compressor engaging, and the blower works fine. Just no cold air. What should I troubleshoot next? FYI, this is an older Jeep with very high miles.
#512 of 519 Heater AC Housing Remove Install??
Jun 25, 2013 (2:29 pm)
Is it possible to pull the heater core without disconnecting the A/C?
Does anybody have experience with this repair.
It looks like the heater core is leaking. The procedure in the shop manual indicates A/C evaporator core and heater core must be removed as an assembly. Not very efficient if the problem is just the core.
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 4.0L I6, auto, 2wd.
Thanks in advance
#513 of 519 Re: Heater AC Housing Remove Install?? [rwengr]
Jun 28, 2013 (4:29 am)
sadly you do have to remove the entire case the evap and core are in which comes to the really bad news this requires a complete dash removal in order to do it correctly ,but on the up side you can also check your blend doors which are a known item that constantly needs to be replaced unless you install the aluminum blend doors which you can Google and get for 150 bucks and they install fairly easy and will never need replacement.as for the dash removal look on YouTube there is a vid on how to do this .good luck and believe me I know I did it a few times myself .